The march will be starting at 11:30am EDT and will be live streamed by various sources, including Washington Post: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ud5Lq7D5YvU And ABC News: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=riLwXSwzXTU TIME: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vOr1aP5JzI4 I'm definitely going to be watching, and hoping against hope that this helps to change things, that the powers that be actually listen. I still remember Columbine and how … Continue reading March For Our Lives
Back in October of 1923 for 25 cents you could buy a copy of Screenland Magazine and read all about the "honeymoon"/marriage of Mr. and Mrs. Rodolf Valentino, as told by Mrs. Valentino herself! Can you imagine?! Well, luckily you don't have to imagine, because you can read it online for free thanks to Internet … Continue reading Screenland Magazine, October 1923
I'm so excited about this interview! As someone who loves vintage mysteries, noir and detective fiction and has always wished that she could live in her favourite books, films, and tv shows, Flame Noir was an amazing find! Jennifer's scented candles are not merely an homage to some of our favourite detectives, they actually help … Continue reading Interview with Jennifer of Flame Noir Candle Company!
Sometimes life gets really stressful - understatement of the year, right? - and you need to make self-care a priority (something that Laura of Sew For Victory always puts so beautifully and eloquently in her Sewing For Self Care posts). This is something I know, and preach, but don't always practice myself. The last week … Continue reading One Witty Gypsy, Mend Bath Salts Review
What a bizarre find this was! A "comic" about how to deal with natural disasters as told by "Mr. Civil Defense"! This is from 1956 and I found it, as always, on Internet Archive. A little peek at some of the content: You can check it out or download your own copy here!
A little while back, thanks to the recommendation and tips from the lovely Elena, I removed the motor (and some other parts) from my Singer 128-13, which was having a LOT of problems that I just couldn't fix, and hooked it all up to my lovely Singer 127. Zelda Zonk, my 127, was a very … Continue reading It’s Alive! My Dr. Frankenstein/Joseph Swan Moment
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lZYx6eXk8ww I think the reason bro over here isn't selling enough life insurance policies could have something to do with the fact that he hallucinates that there are disembodied talking heads in his coffee. Just a thought.
I love pulp novels and magazines and am always hunting for ways to get my grubby little hands on them, which can be tricky because often they are difficult to find, and very expensive once I do find them. One of the things I love the most about the internet is that some absolutely wonderful … Continue reading Some Like It Pulp: A List of my Favourite Pulp Magazine & Book Resources
Yes, I'm totally lumping McCall's, Butterick's and Vogue's Spring 2018 vintage offerings into one post, because there wasn't really enough I was excited about from each individual brand. McCall's: There are no vintage reissues from McCall's, but they do have some lovely historical sewing patterns. I would love to be able to make historical garments, … Continue reading Spring 2018 Vintage Patterns from McCall’s, Butterick and Vogue
I found a Little Orphan Annie comic book from 1938 on Internet Archive and just had to share it with everyone! There's some "exciting" action in this issue, just take a peak: I love old comics, they're so awesome! You can check this copy out (or download a copy for yourself!) online here.