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
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 love this Myrna Loy film! Myrna has so many funny moments in this movie and she pulls the role off beautifully, as always! This is another film that is in seven parts, but once again, it is so worth it! Myrna Loy plays Margot Sherwood Merrick, a successful fashion journalist who pretends to be … Continue reading Third Finger, Left Hand, 1940
I know, I know, the new Simplicity patterns have been out for a little while now and I'm a bit late - but better late than never! Simplicity's Spring 2018 release has several vintage reissues, so obviously I'm very happy about that and my favourites will probably come as no surprise at all! Simplicity 8591: … Continue reading Favourite Patterns from Simplicity’s Spring 2018 Release
This is the last issue of The Delineator I could find, unfortunately, at least for now! I hope you've been enjoying these awesome magazines! 🙂 You can read or download a copy of this week's issue right here.
Lately I've been in pretty desperate need of a trip to the fabric store so that I can sew a bunch of projects I have mentally lined up, but for one reason or another I haven't had a chance to make the trip out. In the meantime, to satisfy my need for sewing projects, I've … Continue reading Pretty Small Things: Vintage Doll Dresses (McCall’s 2097 Review)
Brand: Pinup Couture/Pinup Girl Clothing Dress: Jessica Size: Probably a small or xs. The original owner took out the size tag, so I'm unsure, but it fits like a small. Size range: XS (31-33"B 23-25"W 31-33"H) to 4X (51-53"B 41-43"W 51-53"H) Color: Magenta, or as I like to call it, Electric Purple. 😛 Retails for: … Continue reading Jessica, Joan & (Norma) Jean: A Pinup Couture Jessica Wiggle Dress/Anti-Frantic Vintage Review
This week I'm incredibly excited to be interviewing the lovely and talented Fi and Linda of Two Ladies Who! These vintage loving gal pals make super cute vintage reproduction clothing using vintage sewing patterns that I know you all will love! I hope you all enjoy the interview! Tell us about your business, Two Ladies … Continue reading Interview with Fi & Linda of Two Ladies Who!
Another Thin Man movie! This one is in seven parts, but it's so worth it! I hope you all enjoy it! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ttSYKYBpFRQ&list=PLI5Qw9IsZSYUNqIqyhlI2pvFybIuoL0hp
Over here in my neck of the woods, it's a very gloomy, grey and rainy Sunday, so to brighten the mood, I've decided to announce the winners of the Sewcialite Studio Lucy Pattern Giveaway one day early! The three lucky readers who will be getting a PDF copies of Sewcialite Studio's brand new Lucy pattern … Continue reading Announcing the Winners of the Sewcialite Studio Pattern Giveaway!