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Vintage Sewing Shopping Roundup – Kitchen Edition

Vintage Sewing Shopping Roundup – Kitchen Edition

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By Andrea Fun kitchen accents are a great way to spruce things up or change up the look of your kitchen for the seasons.  Here’s some great patterns from Etsy and eBay for some inspiration! First up this 1970 McCalls pattern: This pattern would be so adorable to add a…

Vintage Snappy Saturday – Maranatha’s Evangelists

Vintage Snappy Saturday – Maranatha’s Evangelists

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By RetroRuth From back of postcard: These talented evangelists have give Maranatha a remarkable influence over Conference attendants. Miss Amy Lee Stockton as Conference Speaker and Counselor. Miss Rita Gould as director of the ministry of the Children’s Chapel.…

Vintage Crafting eBay Roundup – Easter Edition

Vintage Crafting eBay Roundup – Easter Edition

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by Andrea Easter is coming, and it’s time to get your craft on!  If you’re looking to branch out past colouring eggs, there’s all kinds of Easter craft ideas to be found on eBay – let’s have a look!   First up, this NEW Pkgs Vintage DESIGNLAND CRAFTS (12) Easter…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Color & Pattern in Waterloo, Ontario

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Color & Pattern in Waterloo, Ontario

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  By Eartha Kitsch   This week’s home is color and 1973 opulence and a whole lot of kapow! Truth be told, I needed this house this week. It’s not going to be everyone’s bag but you know, sometimes a lady with “kitsch” in her name just has to go…

Vintage Sewing eBay Roundup – Spring Looks for Little Girls

Vintage Sewing eBay Roundup – Spring Looks for Little Girls

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by Andrea Kids always seem to need new wardrobes every season, they grow so dang fast!  Here’s some cute vintage patterns from eBay to give you some spring wardrobe ideas for any little girls you might be sewing for! First up, this Vintage 1950 Vogue 2447 Girls Coat and Hood…

Vintage Sewing eBay Roundup – Vintage Fabric Edition

Vintage Sewing eBay Roundup – Vintage Fabric Edition

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by Andrea On Wednesday, I brought you some of the newest repro patterns from the big pattern companies – and here’s some fabric to go with! First up, this Vintage Peter Pan barkcloth   OK, this fabric’s not really going to help you out with your spring wardrobe sewing, but…

What’s New In Repro Patterns

What’s New In Repro Patterns

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by Andrea As I continue to try really hard to think about spring (as it’s still so cold here!), I am thinking about new pieces for my spring wardrobe.  I was browsing the big-name pattern collections to see what’s new, and they’ve all got some great new vintage reproduction patterns…

Storage Solutions For The Overstuffed Home – Better Homes and Gardens March 1973

Storage Solutions For The Overstuffed Home – Better Homes and Gardens March 1973

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By Andrea Between having a home based business, a three year old and an 18 year old, my 1096 sq ft house could probably be described as over stuffed! However, Better Homes and Gardens is here with some awesome mid-century storage ideas! Oooh, this is storage I would definitely like…

Vintage Sewing eBay Roundup – Vintage Machine Edition!

Vintage Sewing eBay Roundup – Vintage Machine Edition!

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by Andrea I know I’ve featured vintage sewing machines on my eBay roundups before, but they are such lovely examples of design, I could never get tired of looking at them.  Here’s a few great ones I came across on eBay.   First up, this Vintage Kenmore by White co…

Vintage Crafting eBay Roundup – Olympic Edition

Vintage Crafting eBay Roundup – Olympic Edition

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by Andrea I loooooooove watching the Olympics, especially the Winter Games.  I’ve got some Winter Olympic sport-inspired picks from eBay for you today, let’s take a look! First up, some skiing inspired patterns! Here, we have this VTG Mail Order KNITTING Pattern 205~Peruvian Ski Mask+Headbands+Mittens   ‘Tis not everyday you…

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