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Vintage Tips for Ironing Clothing from GE

Vintage Tips for Ironing Clothing from GE

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By RetroRuth Happy Monday! This week we are going to be looking at a manual that came with the GE Steam and Dry Iron. I found this some time ago, and I have been utilizing the tips in this manual to iron our clothing and table linens, both vintage and…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Traditional Classic in Cobb, WI

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Traditional Classic in Cobb, WI

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  By Eartha Kitsch There is a lot to be said for a well-kept and well-loved traditional home. No fancy bells or whistles but still, aesthetically pleasing and ready to serve for many more decades. This week’s home is just like that – and what a charmer!   This home…

Hot Dish In Minneapolis – Vintage Snappy Saturday

Hot Dish In Minneapolis – Vintage Snappy Saturday

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By RetroRuth This week Vintage Snappy Saturday is actually “Retro” Snappy Saturday! This is a shot of Hot Dish in the Minneapolis/St.Paul Airport. This adorable place sells – you guessed it – casseroles! How retro-wonderful is that? Sadly, we didn’t have time to stop and eat (it was located outside…

Vintage Sewing eBay Roundup – Men of Mad Men Edition

Vintage Sewing eBay Roundup – Men of Mad Men Edition

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by Andrea We had some fun last week speculating what the ladies of Mad Men are going to be wearing this season – now let’s take a look at what’s upcoming for Men’s Fashion! First up, this Vintage 1969 Simplicity Men's Vest & Wide Pants   Ahh, this look.  I…

Spectacular Vintage 1950 Spartan Aircraft Royal Mansion Trailer For Sale!

Spectacular Vintage 1950 Spartan Aircraft Royal Mansion Trailer For Sale!

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By Sara In AZ Trailers….do we ever LOVE trailers around here at No Pattern Required! I happened to be searching Craigslist for something completely unrelated the other day when I just stumbled upon this fabulously awesome trailer! I KNEW I had to share it with you all! ’50 Spartan Aircraft…

Tutorial Time! Making Hidden-Tab Style Curtains and Working With Vintage Fabric – Part 2

Tutorial Time!  Making Hidden-Tab Style Curtains and Working With Vintage Fabric – Part 2

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by Andrea Last week, we covered some things to look for when purchasing your fabric for your curtains and measuring and cutting out.  Now it’s time to get sewing! First things first, we’re going to take the panel that we cut in half lengthwise and sew it to the other…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay

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Sara In AZ Hey y’all, check out the cool stuff that is up for sale on eBay right now! Up first this completely adorable 1950s Wall Pocket Plastic Green Kittens Polycraft New In Original Packet from seller koo_korp – it ends SOON so act fast if you like it! Here…

Reproduction Mid-Century Modern Furniture at the Hyatt in Minneapolis

Reproduction Mid-Century Modern Furniture at the Hyatt in Minneapolis

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By RetroRuth Sometimes it can be really annoying how trendy mid-century modern has become. Especially when you are trying to thrift or buy stuff at a garage sale and everything is either picked over or priced outrageously or just plain marked wrong. I mean come on, stuff from the 1980’s…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Original One Owner in Phoenix, AZ

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Original One Owner in Phoenix, AZ

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  By Eartha Kitsch   This week’s home is a one-owner beauty. It’s as neat as a pin and so open and bright  – and it’s in a magical land called “Wistful Vista”. Okay, so I’ve never been to this house in person but isn’t Wistful Vista one of the…

Vintage Snappy Saturday – Swank Retro Living Room!

Vintage Snappy Saturday – Swank Retro Living Room!

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By Sara In AZ That TV…..those curtains……THAT chair! Eeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!     Orig. Stereo Slide~50s Living Room Scene~TV~Mom in Funky Chair~Lamp from seller futuratomicfinds…

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