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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 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.…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on Etsy

Kool Kitsch For Sale on Etsy

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By Andrea   Hello Readers!  We’re having a bit of a switcheroo on posts this week, and I’ve got some fantastic finds for you from Etsy.  Let’s have a look! Made to Order Mid Century Vintage Style 2 Tiered Fiberglass Lamp Shade Would you believe this lampshade isn’t vintage?  This…

Vintage Sewing Shopping Roundup – 60′s Designer Edition

Vintage Sewing Shopping Roundup – 60′s Designer Edition

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By Andrea   Vogue Patterns have always been considered to be on the cutting edge of fashion – and the designer editions have always been a great way for the home sewist to get the latest designer look. Here’s some awesome examples from the 60′s.   VOGUE COUTURE DESIGN BY…

Vintage Revlon Lipstick Colors Still Available Today

Vintage Revlon Lipstick Colors Still Available Today

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By RetroRuth So, if you saw my post about the four Vintage Revlon Super Lustrous lipsticks being reissued, then this post should come as no surprise. I loved those vintage shades so much, I decided I am going to get the rest of Revlon’s vintage colors, which are part of…

Vintage Sewing Shopping Roundup – Swimwear Edition

Vintage Sewing Shopping Roundup – Swimwear Edition

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by Andrea With summer being just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking swimwear.  There are a lot of great retro-styled swimsuits in the stores these days, however, if you’re hard to fit like me, it can be better just to make your own.  Here’s some great vintage swimwear…

Vintage Sewing Shopping Roundup – Build Your Crafting Library Edition

Vintage Sewing Shopping Roundup – Build Your Crafting Library Edition

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by Andrea A few weeks ago I brought you some suggestions for beefing up your sewing library.  For those of you who partake in other handicrafts, this week I have some suggestions to add to your crafting library. Have Yourself a Very Vintage Christmas: Crafts, Decorating Tips, and Recipes, 1920s-1960s…

Revlon Vintage Super Lustrous Lipsticks Reissued!

Revlon Vintage Super Lustrous Lipsticks Reissued!

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By RetroRuth So, for anyone out there who is a make-up junky like me, you probably already know that this spring Revlon reissued some of their vintage Super Lustrous Lipstick shades. I was MEGA excited about this, because while I can appreciate many of the newer lipstick shades, most of…

Vintage Sewing Shopping Roundup – Expand Your Sewing Library Edition

Vintage Sewing Shopping Roundup – Expand Your Sewing Library Edition

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by Andrea Although the Internet is fantastic for information, there’s something to be said for having your own great library of books to draw from.  I am always looking for new additions to my library – here’s some that I found that look great!   Gertie Sews Vintage Casual: A…

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