For my birthday one of my sisters gave me these amazing vintage magazines and two gorgeous vintage sewing patterns and I wanted to share them with all of you. These magazines are seriously making me wish I had a scanner so I could put them up on the blog in their entirety! This magazine is … Continue reading Vintage Magazines & Sewing Patterns
This week I have another issue of The Ladies' Home Journal to share, this time from August 1952! I love the cover of this issue, with all the light blue and bright red, it's just fabulous! This is yet another massive issue, so it's chock full of wonderful 1950's goodness! You can download a copy … Continue reading The Ladies’ Home Journal, August 1952
I picked up these cute vintage sewing items a little while back but never got around to posting them (what with all the recent drama in my life!), so I thought I would share them with you today in a sort of mini-post. I also (much more recently) was given some amazing vintage patterns and … Continue reading (Semi) Recent Vintage Finds
Heart of Haute* (who I recently became affiliated with!) is having a Labour Day sale, where you can get 15% off on selected items** using the code LABORDAY until September 3rd at 11:59pm PST! If I weren't currently saving my money to splurge on fabric, I know exactly what I would buy during this sale … Continue reading Heart of Haute Labor Day Sale!
This week I have a lovely issue of The Ladies' Home Journal from January 1950 to share with all of you, courtesy of archive.org - as always! These magazines were absolutely massive! You can download a free copy for yourself here, or read a copy online (also for free) right here!
Awhile back, I was asked to join the Minerva Crafts blog team - a fact that I still find astounding and such a huge honor - I mean, really, little ol' me, the chick who has only been sewing for two years, was asked to join the Minerva Crafts blog team! Wow! I'm absolutely thrilled … Continue reading Ready for a Picnic on the Yellow Brick Road with Minerva Crafts!
This week I'm very excited to be interviewing the lovely Helen of 20th Century Cloth! Helen creates wonderfully fun, kitschy and gorgeous fabrics inspired by Mid-Century textiles and designs. If you've ever longed for the amazing fabric of the Atomic Age, 20th Century Cloth is your go-to shop for incredible fabric that looks truly authentic! … Continue reading Interview with Helen of 20th Century Cloth!
What a beautiful day! After the week long absolutely horrible heat wave that made it hard to think, let alone write, we finally have some relief - at least in my city, hopefully in yours too - and it is glorious! But I'm not here to talk about the weather - I wanted to quickly … Continue reading A Project in the Making…
My goodness, see some early 1950's rainwear by designer Pierre Balmain (!!!) in this short video by British Pathé! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o90qnN8k5Z4 What do you think? Would you wear any of these? Which is your favourite? Tell me know your thoughts in the comments! ❤
When Nanna of How To Do Fashion offered to send me a few of her amazing vintage inspired sewing patterns to try out and review for my blog, I was absolutely thrilled and couldn't wait to get started! The patterns arrived quickly and even came with a sweet note from Nanna and some delicious caramel … Continue reading How To Do Fashion #No. 1 Dragør Review!