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!
Another week has gone by, and here is my second PDF issue of Mode Du Jour for you all! I hope you enjoy it. 🙂 I love these French vintage women's magazines! Click here to download. Don't forget to check back in next Friday for another issue of Mode Du Jour!
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
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
There has been a lot of talk on Pattern Review about the recent acqusition of Simplicity by CSS Industries, Inc. which had already acquired Vogue/Butterick/McCall's not too long ago, and I just wanted to share a few of my (rather scattered) thoughts on the subject. As you may know from my posts on the newer … Continue reading Simplicity Acquired by CSS Industries, Inc.
I love this French sewing pattern, the illustrations are filled with 1970's awesomeness and it looks fairly simple and straight forward to make, though I may need to run some of the instructions through an online translator. This particular pattern is from Echo De La Mode magazine, who had a free sewing pattern supplement with … Continue reading A French Sewing Pattern from the 1970’s
Today as part of my The Pretty And The Kitsch Interviews series, I'm interviewing the totally awesome and incredibly talented Anna of BootyVintage on Etsy! I'm so happy that she agreed to be interviewed, she is a real joy to talk to! I hope you all enjoy this interview! Tell us about your shop, BootyVintage! … Continue reading Interview With Anna of BootyVintage!
Last week I shared the January 6th, 1950 issue of Modes De Paris with you, and this week I have just one more issue left, from October 6th, 1950. If you would like to see inside, you can download the entire magazine here. I hope you have enjoyed these issues of Modes De Paris!