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Vintage Sewing Shopping Roundup – Halloween Costume Edition

Vintage Sewing Shopping Roundup – Halloween Costume Edition

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by Andrea It’s finally October!  Which means that Halloween is coming!  If you’ve not thought of a costume yet, here’s some great patterns from Etsy to get the ideas going!   Vintage 40′s Butterick 1695 Women’s Costume Pattern How pretty are these costumes?  Features Martha Washington, Colonial, Puritan, Dutch Girl, Argentine…

Have A Spooky, Scary, Happy Halloween!

Have A Spooky, Scary, Happy Halloween!

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By Sara In AZ In honor of today being Halloween I wanted to take a little departure from the normal MCM goodness we bring to you everyday to show you something a little bit different. How about a “Spooky, Scary” story to kick your Halloween day off right…then maybe a terrifying…

Vintage Sewing eBay Roundup!

Vintage Sewing eBay Roundup!

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by Andrea We’re having a bit of a switcheroo here this week at NPR, and I’ve got an eBay roundup for you today. This weeks is all about costumes – it may be too late for this year’s Halloween costume, but I’ve got some fantastic vintage patterns that might help…

Tuesday Etsy Roundup – Halloween Is Coming! Edition

Tuesday Etsy Roundup – Halloween Is Coming! Edition

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By Eartha Kitsch Halloween is three weeks from today and boy, but I’m psyched! I love Halloween so much. Even though I’m not a kid anymore, I still enjoy it just as much. Or okay, maybe I did love it a little bit more when people gave me free candy…

Banana Spook Cake On The Mid-Century Menu

Banana Spook Cake On The Mid-Century Menu

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By RetroRuth Happy Halloween!! Want to see a hilarious banana-topped cake AND read a spooky story? Then head on over to the Mid-Century Menu. This week we made Banana Spook Cake! We were powerless against this picture. We had to make it. And Tom had to eat it. Come on…

Vintage Halloween Cakes With Some Fabulous Decorating

Vintage Halloween Cakes With Some Fabulous Decorating

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By RetroRuth So, last week I brought you some fabulous wedding cakes from my stash of vintage Mail Box News Magazines from Maid of Scandinavia, and this week we are taking a look at some crazy awesome vintage Halloween cakes! These cakes are from Mail Box News September issues from…

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, check out these cool Mid Century Modern Retro Atomic Belart Pictures  from seller sunshinemk. Wow, this vintage fabric is amazing…….and there are over 7 yards to boot! Check…

Costumes Are Cool! Some Mid-Century Costume Ideas for You To Sew

Costumes Are Cool!  Some Mid-Century Costume Ideas for You To Sew

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By Andrea Ruth reposted some fantastic costume ideas from the 50s yesterday, but just in case you didn’t find the right costume there, I’ve got some sweet costume patterns from Etsy for you! From seller HeyChica:   Who doesn’t want to be a superhero?  The tough part would be deciding…

Twelve Fun Vintage Halloween Costume Ideas From Adorable To Hilarious

Twelve Fun Vintage Halloween Costume Ideas From Adorable To Hilarious

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By RetroRuth Hey everyone!!! I pulled this post out of the archives from last year because I just think the costumes in here are so great. And this time I am posting it early so if you see a costume you MUST have you have time to get prepared for…

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 of the cool stuff up for sale right now on eBay! First up, this super FAB Vintage Starburst Chrome Bathroom Light  from seller danishmodern09. But act FAST on this one, as it ends early Saturday! Is anyone out there planning a…

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