Interview with Anna of Mrs. Depew Vintage & My First Giveaway!

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!

Advertisements

Personal Icons: Manic Street Preachers

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

Sewing Simple Seams, 1947 Instructional Sewing Video

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

Interview with Queenie of The Vintage Pattern Shop

Today in my The Pretty And The Kitsch Interviews series, I'm interviewing Queenie of The Vintage Pattern Shop! She's a really interesting, talented and lovely lady and I'm so thrilled to have gotten a chance to interview her! I hope you all enjoy this interview! Tell us about your business, The Vintage Pattern Shop! We … Continue reading Interview with Queenie of The Vintage Pattern Shop

Let’s Take 1930’s Home Economics Together! Chapter Seventeen

Last week, we learned about regular care of clothes in Lesson Sixteen from Dulcie Godlove Donovan's "The Mode in Dress and Home," published in 1935. This week, we will learn about mending and remodeling, in Lesson Seventeen: Occasional Remodeling and Mending. (Click to enlarge and read pages) I hope you enjoyed this week's lesson! Join … Continue reading Let’s Take 1930’s Home Economics Together! Chapter Seventeen