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Decision Making Help Needed! Flower Girl Dress

Decision Making Help Needed! Flower Girl Dress

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By Andrea I know last Wednesday I promised to show you the finished caftan remake, but my friend’s on holidays right now, and I am hoping to get a good finished picture for you all, so it will be a couple of weeks before I can show that. In the…

This IS Your Granny’s Crafting! Kid Sweaters Edition

This IS Your Granny’s Crafting!  Kid Sweaters Edition

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by Betty Crafter It never fails – right about August I start thinking about my long neglected knitting needles and start scouting out projects. I’ve got a few things in mind that I’d like to knit this year, and one of them is a new sweater for Little Betty. Kids…

Let’s Welcome Colleen and Allen from Atomic Vault on Etsy!

Let’s Welcome Colleen and Allen from Atomic Vault on Etsy!

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  By RetroRuth Everyone give a big welcome to Colleen and Allen, two super-sweet people who run the shop Atomic Vault on Etsy and who are No Pattern Required’s newest sponsors! When I asked Colleen to give us a little peek into their life, this is what she wrote: We…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Time Capsule With Turquoise Appliances in Riverside, CA

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Time Capsule With Turquoise Appliances in Riverside, CA

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By RetroRuth This house looks so fun. This home in Riverside, CA has some great stone and lots of original details, including a turquoise wall oven! This home has four bedrooms, three bathrooms and is approximately 2,500 square feet. It was built in 1961, it is being sold by Coldwell…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay

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By Sara In AZ Hey y’all, check out all the cool stuff that is up for sale on eBay right now! First up…..this ends SUPER FAST today…..but I had to put it up anyways…..love these vintage pink organizers! Check out this Vintage 1950s Pink and Gold Organizer from seller sylzbutch. What’s…

Friday Etsy Roundup – Outdoor Edition

Friday Etsy Roundup – Outdoor Edition

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by Andrea We’re only mid-way through summer, and maybe you’ve found that your outdoor spaces need a bit more of a mid-century touch.  Here’s some picks I found on Etsy, enjoy! First up, from seller populuxe:   Maybe you need some mid-century landscaping ideas to go with your mid-century home?…

My Kitsch-Tastic Day At The Thrifts!

My Kitsch-Tastic Day At The Thrifts!

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By Sara In AZ Lately the thrift stores around here have been pretty lean…..not many cool or interesting things to buy at all. Usually when I do a post on my thrifting finds it is a compilation from multiple visits over a month long period….I will find one item here and…

A Very Retro Reconstruction – An Upcoming Project Preview!

A Very Retro Reconstruction – An Upcoming Project Preview!

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By Andrea As most of you know, I keep myself busy chasing after my two year old, and selling fabric online on my website Sew What? Also, in addition to that, I also do some sewing for other people. It’s usually just things like repairs and alterations, however sometimes something…

This IS Your Granny’s Crafting! Finished Sundress Edition

This IS Your Granny’s Crafting!  Finished Sundress Edition

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by Betty Crafter Y’all remember my 70s sundress aspirations, yes? Well, it’s finished! Now, don’t get too excited. It’s not exactly a win. I think I’d call it a “meh.” Let me preface by saying, this is why I rarely sew for myself. I never seem to end up with…

Birch Lodge – A Time-Capsule Motel In Michigan

Birch Lodge – A Time-Capsule Motel In Michigan

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By RetroRuth When one of Tom’s co-workers recently informed us that there was a time capsule motel in Michigan called the Birch Lodge, I was shocked. Mostly because I had never heard of  Birch Lodge, but also because there was a corner of Michigan that Tom and I hadn’t been…

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