And now for another fabulous issue of The Delineator, from August 1884. 🙂 You can read or download a copy of this week's issue here.
I can't believe there are only two days left for the awesome Sewcialite Studio Giveaway! Make sure to enter for the chance to win a free PDF sewing pattern from a fabulous new vintage inspired pattern designer! The contest ends Saturday, February 24th at 11:59pm EST.
When I originally wrote this post, it was much different - just one of my typical vintage dress posts, where I talk about the various features, how pretty the dress is, etc. But then I started noticing some glaring issues and things went downhill from there once I contacted the seller. So instead, we have … Continue reading Lessons Learned & And eBay Cautionary Tale/Warning
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZxD3o-9H1lY I'm so proud of the young people who are taking a stand right now. Watching the fall out from yet another mass shooting in the United States has been heartbreaking and hard to bear, even for someone all the way over here in Canada, but seeing how the students are responding has filled me … Continue reading March For Our Lives
This sad and beautiful scene from Follow The Fleet brings me to tears no matter how many times I watch it - but that's okay, because it can be good to cry a little bit, we all need to sometimes, right? Ginger was able to express so much without even saying a word - she … Continue reading Let’s Face The Music and Dance, Fred and Ginger
My husband and I have been getting super into Raymond Chandler's hard boiled detective fiction lately and love reading about his infamous wise-cracking, sarcastic Private Investigator, Philip Marlowe. These books are both intentionally and unintentionally hilarious and a lot of fun to read. Well, today I found a copy of Farewell, My Lovely, a Marlowe … Continue reading Farewell, My Lovely, Raymond Chandler, 1940
This is one of the more bizarre vintage PSA/educational films I've found in my time! Who causes things to be dangerously unsafe at the workplace? Well, it's this guy of course! You might want to grab some popcorn for this one! https://youtu.be/tx5Z-fu6DVA
I'm incredibly thrilled about this week's interview with Reagan, the bad ass vintage loving babe behind Sewcialite Studio, an up and coming vintage inspired sewing pattern company that I'm very excited about! I hope you all enjoy this interview and don't forget to enter the giveaway that Reagan has so generously offered to sponsor! 😀 … Continue reading Interview & Giveaway with Reagan of Sewcialite Studio!
I absolutely love The Thin Man movies starring Myrna Loy and William Powell as Nora and Nick Charles! And I can't believe I actually found one of them on Youtube! So, before the powers that be decide to take this down, I wanted to share it with all of you! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ioEWh2Ihcs Myrna Loy is one … Continue reading Shadow of The Thin Man, 1941
Oh, those kooky juvenile delinquents! In this 1950's educational film some street toughs rough up a man who turns out to be the father of Jamie, the friend they were on their way to meet. Gee whiz, I wonder how this will play out? Do you think Jamie will retaliate against his JD pals? Let's … Continue reading What About Juvenile Delinquency? 1955