This week for my The Pretty And The Kitsch Interviews series, I'll be interviewing the marvelous Anna of Mrs. Depew Vintage! She's an incredibly cool and talented woman and I'm so grateful that she agreed to be interviewed! She has also offered to sponser a really awesome giveaway - details will follow the end of … Continue reading Interview with Anna of Mrs. Depew Vintage & My First Giveaway!
Last week, we learned about remodeling and mending in Lesson Seventeen: Occasional Remodeling and Mending from Dulcie Godlove Donovan's "The Mode in Dress and Home," published in 1935. This week is all about the home - and homemaking, as we begin Unit Six: Living in the Home and start Lesson Eighteen: The Home Itself. (Click … Continue reading Let’s Take 1930’s Home Economics Together! Chapter Eighteen
Somehow I always find myself returning to Manic Street Preachers, musically, lyrically and asthetically. Their music, particularly the entirety of The Holy Bible album, shaped me in a lot of ways when I was a young woman, struggling through a lot of the typical and not-so-typical hardships of growing up. It got me through a … Continue reading Personal Icons: Manic Street Preachers
Here is another vintage sewing video, this one will teach us how to sew simple seams. Since my most recent big sewing project involved using a 1940's pattern and my next one probably will as well, I'm finding these 1940's sewing videos especially informative and inspiring. I hope that you enjoy this one too! 🙂 … Continue reading Sewing Simple Seams, 1947 Instructional Sewing Video
Another week has gone by, and here is my second PDF issue of Mode Du Jour for you all! I hope you enjoy it. 🙂 I love these French vintage women's magazines! Click here to download. Don't forget to check back in next Friday for another issue of Mode Du Jour!
Another sewing video from Simplicity! I wish that I could find more and more of these vintage sewing videos, they're so wonderful to watch. 🙂 I hope you all enjoy this one! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oiPh314abPE
On archive.org I found this copy of Love Story Magazine from 1934 and it's so great to looks through and read. It's full of wild advertisements and really fun stories - I highly recommend reading the story from this issue, "Thrill Chaser" by Mary Ann de Forest, it's the kind of story you would expect … Continue reading Street & Smith’s Love Story Magazine, October 20th, 1934
Another vintage sewing related video for you all today, this time from Butterick! I hope you all enjoy it and the 1940\s fashions! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xGQbSFIPRHc
I've watched this video so many times over the last two years that I've actually lost count! I love it! Watching vintage sewing videos is so relaxing. I hope you all enjoy this! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-E1j9DxEEUw
How exciting! This week I'm bringing you not just one, but two interviews! Today I'm interviewing Erin from Repeated Originals - she's one heck of an awesome and talented woman and it's been so much fun talking to her and doing this interview! I hope you all enjoy this interview, and make sure to read … Continue reading Interview with Erin from Repeated Originals!