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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…

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…

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…

Recent Thrift Store Finds…and Some Vintage Christmas Stuff Too!

Recent Thrift Store Finds…and Some Vintage Christmas Stuff Too!

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By Sara In AZ I have definitely been hitting the thrift stores lately and I thought y’all might like to see some of my recent finds. I really like thrifting this time of year because so much Christmas stuff comes out from the dark storage recesses of the thrifts and you…

Holiday Shopping At Sears – 1959 Edition

Holiday Shopping At Sears – 1959 Edition

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By Eartha Kitsch I don’t know if you’re like me but when I go out shopping for holiday gifts and ensembles, I am often left feeling kind of well, “Meh”.  I have a hard time finding much razzle-dazzle and excitement in many of the newer goods of today. Call me…

Vintage Sewing eBay Roundup – Party Dress Edition

Vintage Sewing eBay Roundup – Party Dress Edition

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by Andrea I’ve got party dresses on the brain this week!  It’s not too late to start sewing that perfect dress for New Year’s Eve.  Here’s some fantastic mid-century finds from eBay! First up, we have this Vintage Simplicity Pattern 7807 Misses' Dress & Unlined Jacket   I love view…

Crinoline Time Again!

Crinoline Time Again!

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by Andrea The holiday season is upon us, and that means holiday parties!  My go-to look has seemingly become a 50′s style dress with a full skirt – which does generally look better with a crinoline of some type, for that extra bit of poof.  My dress this year cried…

Fall Fashions From Paris – Life Magazine, September 2, 1966

Fall Fashions From Paris – Life Magazine, September 2, 1966

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by Andrea I’ve got another great pictorial spread from Life Magazine for you this week. What I really like about this one is that the designers they are featuring here are some very big names in fashion. Let’s take a look, shall we?     These pop-art dresses were designed…

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