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Getting The New Mad Men Look

Getting The New Mad Men Look

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by Andrea Mad Men has long been my favourite show (pretty much since it came on air), so although I am super sad that we are getting into the final portion of the final season, I am excited to see what’s going to happen.  And to start analyzing what the…

What’s New In Repro Patterns–Spring 2015–McCall’s and Simplicity

What’s New In Repro Patterns–Spring 2015–McCall’s and Simplicity

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  by Andrea I know it’s hard to believe, especially for those of us who live in the colder parts of the world, but spring really is just around the corner.  And, there’s no better time to get a jump on your spring sewing!  Here’s some of the latest repro…

What’s New In Repro Patterns–December 2014

What’s New In Repro Patterns–December 2014

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by Andrea The major pattern companies are constantly expanding their vintage reissue selection for the retro sewist – which I personally love, as I don’t always feel like grading a vintage pattern to my size!  Here’s my favourite picks of the new offerings from Simplicity, Butterick, McCalls, Vogue and Burda.…

Kool Kitsch For Sale On Etsy–Black Friday Edition

Kool Kitsch For Sale On Etsy–Black Friday Edition

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by Andrea   I hope all of the Americans out there had a great Thanksgiving yesterday!  Don’t forget when you’re out looking for some Black Friday deals today that there’s some great ones to be found online as well – here’s some awesome pieces from Etsy that are discounted for…

A Great Addition To Any Repro Sewer’s Library–Burda Style’s First Vintage Special Edition!

A Great Addition To Any Repro Sewer’s Library–Burda Style’s First Vintage Special Edition!

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by Andrea   I have always been a big fan of Burda patterns.  In recent years, they’ve really beefed up their vintage offerings in the packaged patterns you find in the stores, as well as usually putting a vintage pattern in each edition of Burda Style magazine.  However, they’ve just…

Vintage Snappy Saturday : 1950s Bloomingdale’s Green Room – Sutton Place Hackensack New Jersey

Vintage Snappy Saturday : 1950s Bloomingdale’s Green Room – Sutton Place Hackensack New Jersey

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By Sara In AZ My ultimate dream shopping trip!     Bloomingdale’s Green Room, Sutton Place 1959 Hackensack New Jersey from seller ihaveitall2…

Vintage 1950s Skylark Originals Catalog Part 5

Vintage 1950s Skylark Originals Catalog Part 5

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By Sara In AZ   Mike and I are in the last stages of our final move into our retro ranch over the next few weeks, so you will have to bear with me if my commenting seems erratic or if I’m not around very much. I promise to have…

Vintage 1950s Skylark Originals Catalog Part 4

Vintage 1950s Skylark Originals Catalog Part 4

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By Sara In AZ Mike and I are in the last stages of our final move into our retro ranch over the next few weeks, so you will have to bear with me if my commenting seems erratic or if I’m not around very much. I promise to have new…

Vintage 1950s Skylark Originals Catalog Part 3

Vintage 1950s Skylark Originals Catalog Part 3

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By Sara In AZ Mike and I are in the last stages of our final move into our retro ranch over the next few weeks, so you will have to bear with me if my commenting seems erratic or if I’m not around very much. I promise to have new…

Vintage 1950s Skylark Originals Catalog Part 2

Vintage 1950s Skylark Originals Catalog Part 2

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By Sara In AZ Mike and I are in the last stages of our final move into our retro ranch over the next few weeks, so you will have to bear with me if my commenting seems erratic or if I’m not around very much. I promise to have new…

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