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Vintage Crafting Shopping Roundup – A Little More Crochet (Part 3)

Vintage Crafting Shopping Roundup – A Little More Crochet (Part 3)

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by Andrea A bit of a switcheroo this week!  I’ve got your shopping roundup on Wednesday this time.  The past couple of Fridays I brought you some fantastic vintage crochet patterns from eBay.  This week, here’s some suggestions for building your crafting library with some fantastic vintage inspired crochet books…

Vintage Crafting Shopping Roundup – Crochet Part 2

Vintage Crafting Shopping Roundup – Crochet Part 2

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by Andrea I came across so many awesome crochet patterns last week, that I had to share the crochet love and bring you a second selection of patterns this week.  Let’s have a look! VTG 1969 McCALL’S CROCHET LESSONS FASHION & HOME PATTERNS MAGAZINE~BEGINNERS~# 3 This one is fantastic if…

Retro Pattern Review – McCalls 2893

Retro Pattern Review – McCalls 2893

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by Andrea I’ve got a retro pattern review for you today, McCalls 2893, which dates back to 1971.   Rather than doing one allover print, I decided to break it up a bit and use a print and a solid.  I used Sanctuary – Orchid Feng Shui by Michael Miller…

Vintage Gift Wrap From the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s – Part 2

Vintage Gift Wrap From the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s – Part 2

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By Sara In AZ Ok, as promised…..the last scans of my vintage wrapping paper finds! Oh my gosh – this baby shower paper with the kangaroos is SO cute! Ok well – this elephant paper is pretty darn cute too! Seriously – isn’t this cat baby shower paper the MOST…

Vintage Crafting Shopping Roundup – Crochet Edition

Vintage Crafting Shopping Roundup – Crochet Edition

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by Andrea It often seems that crochet doesn’t get the same love that knitting does in the crafting world.  Which is too bad, as it’s really easy to learn, projects usually work up quick, and you can make some really awesome projects!  Here’s some great vintage crochet patterns I found.…

Vintage Gift Wrap From the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s- Part 1

Vintage Gift Wrap From the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s- Part 1

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By Sara In AZ Hey y’all! Since Mike and I are still in a big time crunch, and I just have not had the time to write up any posts on the retro ranch, I thought I would show you all some scans I did of some vintage gift wrapping paper…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Pretty Things For Pretty Houses

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Pretty Things For Pretty Houses

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  By Eartha Kitsch   This week’s post won’t be focusing on a single time capsule house but instead, on a few different estate sale houses that I’ve toured lately. These homes are all either destined for the real estate market or already under contract. So I guess this post…

Jacquies’s Retro 1970s Time Capsule House

Jacquies’s Retro 1970s Time Capsule House

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By Sara In AZ As promised last Thursday……… here are the pictures of No Pattern Required reader Jacquie’s 1970s time capsule house! Great house Jacquie! Love the slump block accents and that old-timey screen door! Check out her cool furniture and accessories……. Jacquie reports that the sofa is a Kroehler Avant.…

Vintage Sewing Shopping Roundup – Sewing Furniture Edition

Vintage Sewing Shopping Roundup – Sewing Furniture Edition

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by Andrea If there’s one thing I am chronically lacking in my sewing room, it’s storage.  Which is why I love to look at vintage sewing furniture, as it’s always got so much storage!  Here’s some great pieces I found on Etsy.   Vintage German Small Chest of Drawers Sewing…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Barbie Dream Houses Edition

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Barbie Dream Houses Edition

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  By Eartha Kitsch   When it comes to vintage houses, I like all kinds. I like the contemporary, minimalist ones and I like the kitschy, colorful ones. I DO have to admit though that the latter of the two really make my day. If a house has tons of…

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