Talk about early, they're certainly not kidding! But there are some great patterns in this collection from Simplicity and I thought I would share my favourites. First up, Simplicity 8551: I really, really like this tunic dress, especially views A and B! It's cute, loose, and looks comfortable but also has very charming little details … Continue reading Simplicity Early Spring Release!
Yay! More awesomeness from McCall's and archive.org! I found another issue, from July 1922! You can read it online or download it right here.
Yay for another issue of Mode Du Jour and another peek into French fashion from 1954! As with last week's issue, this weeks issue has been split into two PDFs due to my program's unfortunate 30 page page limit. Click here for part one and here for part two! I hope you liked this week's … Continue reading Mode Du Jour, April 8th, 1954 free download!
I buy a lot of my vintage (and sometimes not-so-vintage) books from Thriftbooks, and because of that, I had earned a coupon from them awhile back that was close-ish to expiring, so what with the coupon and the holidays coming up, I decided to treat myself to a couple of sewing books, which are now … Continue reading Good Things Come in Threes: A Trio of Sewing Books!
This 1930's British Pathé video is awesome and full of funny wise cracks and I just had to share it with you all! I hope you enjoy it! 🙂 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UPyEq6CqyyM
So many gorgeous dresses in this late 1930's British Pathe video! I'm positively green with envy! I hope you all enjoy this video, it sure is packed with inspiration for making vintage clothes! 🙂 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dg2rBFSJUWo
More from Jane Chapman's Girl's Book of Sewing! Learn how to make a cute, simple 1950's apron. There isn't really a pattern, so you need to draft one yourself, but it's a quick, cute and easy project that would make a really adorable gift! 🙂 Just click here to download!
With the help of the mystical, magical random number generator at random.org, we have a winner for the Mrs. Depew Vintage Giveaway! Yay! Drum roll if you please, Mister Hipster Cat! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=042b-1L7jFE And the winner is Lacey! Congratulations, you lucky gal, I'm so happy for you! I'll be contacting you by email soon! I hope you … Continue reading And the Winner of the Mrs. Depew Vintage Giveaway is….
Wow, watching this lady whipping up a gorgeous 1940's dress is so awesome! She definitely makes it look easy! I hope you all enjoy this sweet British Pathé video. 🙂 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2QsMYjeNJhU
I love Joni Mitchell, her music is so beautiful, so emotionally powerful and she really takes you on the most amazing little journeys through her songs. Blue is my favourite Joni Mitchell album and this is one of the songs from it that always makes me stop whatever I'm doing the moment it comes on … Continue reading River by Joni Mitchell, 1971