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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 Montgomery Ward Spring and Summer 1962 Catalog

Vintage Montgomery Ward Spring and Summer 1962 Catalog

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By Sara In AZ I recently picked up this completely fabulous Montgomery Ward catalog from 1962 and I just knew that I had to share some of it with y’all! I will scan some pages in every so often and share them with you all over time, it’s such a…

Quick Antiquing Trip At The Antique Warehouse in Saginaw

Quick Antiquing Trip At The Antique Warehouse in Saginaw

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By RetroRuth I recently stopped in at The Antique Warehouse in Saginaw for a 20 minute in-and-out trip.  So if some of these pictures look a little blurry, it’s because I was taking them as I was fast-walking through booths! This little “nutcracker” struck me as hilarious. What a cute…

Vintage Sewing eBay Roundup – Children of Mad Men Edition

Vintage Sewing eBay Roundup – Children of Mad Men Edition

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by Andrea In keeping with my speculating on what they might be wearing on Mad Men theme, let’s take a look at what was popular for kids in 1969! First up, this VINTAGE 1969 Girls Dress Pattern   The jumpsuits are coming for little girls as well.  View 1 is…

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…

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…

Vintage Sewing eBay Roundup – Ladies of Mad Men Edition

Vintage Sewing eBay Roundup – Ladies of Mad Men Edition

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By Andrea I gotta admit, as excited as I am that Mad Men will be back in April, I am a bit sad that this is to be the final season.  What am I going to watch???  It’s speculated that this season will take place in 1969 (which really, would…

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…

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…

Vintage eBay Sewing Roundup – Spring Dressing Edition

Vintage eBay Sewing Roundup – Spring Dressing Edition

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by Andrea I don’t know about all of you, but I am soooooooooooo sick of winter!  So, I think it’s time to start thinking spring and spring dresses.  Here’s some great patterns I found on eBay, let’s take a look. First up, this LOVELY VTG 1950s DRESS & JACKET Sewing…

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