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!
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 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
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!
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
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
Now that I have finished sharing PDFs with you guys of my small collection of Modes De Paris magazines, I thought I would do the same for my issues of Mode Du Jour. 🙂 The first issue is from August 14th, 1952. Though parts of it (and my other issues) were seen in previous posts, … Continue reading Mode Du jour, August 14th, 1952, Free download