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Tuesday Etsy Roundup – The “Tie One On” Edition

Tuesday Etsy Roundup – The “Tie One On” Edition

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By Eartha Kitsch   This week’s Etsy roundup is about “tying one one” – though not cocktail style. Instead it is based around the idea of sharing kindness and baked goods.  You can’t go wrong with either, right? In a relatively new tradition-turned-holiday, the day before Thanksgiving here in the…

Tuesday Etsy Roundup – The Cat’s Pajamas Edition

Tuesday Etsy Roundup – The Cat’s Pajamas Edition

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By Eartha Kitsch   Did you know that today is National Cat Day? It’s true! Even though the crew of  kitties in my house would have you believe that every day is their designated holiday, today is the one true day. I thought that it would be fun to find…

Tuesday Etsy Roundup – The Flower Power Edition

Tuesday Etsy Roundup – The Flower Power Edition

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By Eartha Kitsch This week, I thought that we’d take a look at some Etsy items with cheerful floral designs! Even though Fall is winding towards Winter, we can still have fabulous blooms all over the place, I say!   First up, quite possibly the prettiest breadbox that I’ve ever…

Vintage Crafting eBay Roundup!

Vintage Crafting eBay Roundup!

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by Andrea I am branching out a bit this week and gettin’ crafty!  Here’s my fantastic sewing and crafting eBay finds. First up, we have this Mediterranean Cross Stitch Booklet   These patterns would stitch up into fantastic pillows, wall hangings and more!  Very 60s! Next, we have this gorgeous…

Kitsch and Mod Up Your Christmas – Some Last Minute Sewing and Crafting Ideas

Kitsch and Mod Up Your Christmas – Some Last Minute Sewing and Crafting Ideas

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by Andrea I am so behind on my Christmas prep this year!  I’ve got all of my gifts bought, but I don’t have a single decoration up in my house yet.  However, I dug out my McCall’s Needlework mag from Fall/Winter 1955-56 today, and came across some cute ideas –…

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 on eBay right now! First up, check out this Vintage 1950s Magazine/Toiletry Metal Stand  from seller jipjoint. So cool! Isn’t this Vintage Orange and Yellow Owl Napkin Holder  from seller santosandcharlie, just the most…

Retro Sewing Made Easier! Reproduction Sewing Patterns

Retro Sewing Made Easier! Reproduction Sewing Patterns

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By Andrea Let’s face it – back in the day, people were a lot smaller on average.  And, as such, most vintage sewing patterns that you’ll find can be pretty small.  Although I can grade patterns bigger, sometimes I just don’t feel like it, and I know there’s a lot…

Vintage Patterns – Some of My Favourites

Vintage Patterns – Some of My Favourites

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By Andrea I am a big time pattern collector (some might say that my collection borders on a hoard, hah!)  Combine that with my love of vintage, and you get someone who is a sucker for vintage patterns.  I was trying to impart some organization to my patterns the other…

Retro Ruffled Apron – A Tuesday Tutorial – Part 2

Retro Ruffled Apron – A Tuesday Tutorial – Part 2

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By Andrea Two weeks ago, at the end of Part 1 of this tute, I left you with a couple of pieces which are to be the waistband/tie of your apron, the main panel of your apron, and a loooong strip of ruffle.  Well, I am back, to help you…

Planning for the Mid-Century Menu Is Exhausting!

Planning for the Mid-Century Menu Is Exhausting!

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By RetroRuth Just thought I would post some more awesome retro photos taken by the Wonderful Kathryn of Studio Grandbois. Planning the Mid-Century Menu. Dress – Tiki pattern in green and brown, 1950’s. Vintage, from my collection Apron – Yellow swiss dot with fun pocket. Vintage, from my collection. “Sour…

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