Home » Archives by category » Fashion » Outerwear

Great News For Vintage Yarncrafters!

Great News For Vintage Yarncrafters!

Share This Post

by Andrea While shopping online for yarn the other day, I made a fantastic discovery – did you know that Mary Maxim sells downloadable versions of nearly every pattern they’ve produced, going right back to the 50’s?   If you’re not particularly concerned about owning the actual original paper pattern,…

Vintage Crafting Shopping Roundup–Baby, It’s Cold Edition

Vintage Crafting Shopping Roundup–Baby, It’s Cold Edition

Share This Post

by Andrea We have very quickly and unceremoniously been thrust into winter, up here in Alberta, Canada, and it’s really cold!  It’s got me thinking about a new coat to spruce up my winter wardrobe – here’s some great sewing and knit coat patterns from eBay!   Vintage ORIGINAL Ladies…

Vintage Crafting Shopping Roundup–Fall Knitting Edition

Vintage Crafting Shopping Roundup–Fall Knitting Edition

Share This Post

by Andrea   Fall has definitely rolled in around these parts, and I am already feeling the urge to cozy up with an awesome knit sweater – and do some knitting!  Here’s some great patterns to get you started on your fall knitting from eBay.   MARY MAXIM Graph Style…

Vintage Crafting Shopping Roundup – Crochet Edition

Vintage Crafting Shopping Roundup – Crochet Edition

Share This Post

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.…

Vintage eBay Crafting Roundup – Knitting Edition

Vintage eBay Crafting Roundup – Knitting Edition

Share This Post

by Andrea Although I am not a terribly skilled knitter, when it gets really cold out one of my favourite things to do is knit.  I also love to check out vintage knitting patterns for inspiration – lets take a look at what eBay has to offer! First up, this…

Vintage Sewing eBay Roundup – Coats, Coats and More Coats Edition!

Vintage Sewing eBay Roundup – Coats, Coats and More Coats Edition!

Share This Post

by Andrea While I am sure many of you are still enjoying fall where you are, winter has definitely arrived up here in Alberta, Canada – it won’t stop snowing!  It’s got me browsing coat patterns on eBay – let’s have a look! First up, this ADVANCE GIRLS COAT PATTERN…

Vintage Sewing eBay Roundup

Vintage Sewing eBay Roundup

Share This Post

by Andrea We’re going mod this week!  Check out some of these awesome mod eBay finds, perfect to spruce up your wardrobe. First up, this Uncut 60s VTG Simplicity 7868 Lined Mod Retro Coat Pattern   I love the plaid view on this pattern – it would make such an…

Tuesday Etsy Roundup – The Fee Fi Faux Fum! Edition

Tuesday Etsy Roundup – The Fee Fi Faux Fum! Edition

Share This Post

By Eartha Kitsch Not to worry! There are no scary giants around here. Unless you count how giant my Etsy “favorites” list is becoming! This week’s roundup is about all things faux. I don’t know why but I have always loved things that look like other things. I can remember…

Retro Pattern Review – Simplicity 4024

Retro Pattern Review – Simplicity 4024

Share This Post

By Andrea Here I was last week, promising to bring you some retro pattern reviews with patterns for other pattern companies. What do I do? I bring you another Simplicity one! I am thinking that around these parts at least, Simplicity was definitely the more popular pattern, as I definitely…

Retro Sewing Made Easier! Reproduction Sewing Patterns

Retro Sewing Made Easier! Reproduction Sewing Patterns

Share This Post

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…

Page 1 of 212