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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…

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 the cool stuff that is up for sale on eBay right now …….AND stay tuned for the link to my “Wonderful World of Kitsch” Collections page at the end of my post, I always manage to find FAB stuff you are definitely…

The 70s – An Underappreciated Decade for Mid-Century Fashion

The 70s – An Underappreciated Decade for Mid-Century Fashion

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By Andrea I know, I know. I say 70s fashion, and I am sure many of you conjure up images of polyester leisure suits and disco wear. However, there were actually a lot of cute and wearable looks to come out of the 70s, and I’ve found some great patterns…

Retro Pattern Review – Simplicity 3296

Retro Pattern Review – Simplicity 3296

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By Andrea For this week’s Retro Pattern Review, I’ve got for you Simplicity 3296, which I picked up as part of my big garage sale pattern haul this past summer.  This pattern dates to the mid-50s As Ella has suddenly developed a love for all things pink and pouffy skirts,…

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…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay

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By Sara In AZ What cool kitsch is up for sale on eBay this week? Well why don’t you come take a shopping trip with me and we’ll find out! First up this lovely set of Vintage Pink Kitchen Canisters from seller ellen-kjo. I SUPER LOVE this Vintage Ballerina Chalkware offered…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay

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By Sara in AZ There’s some really cool stuff for sale on eBay this week y’all, check it out! First up, these Vintage Turner Prints from seller gas-and-car-man. I just LOVE that Flamingo! I think these Vintage Don Ho Glasses from My Nifty Thrifty are super cool! Oh gosh, I…

A Trip Back to 1955 – McCalls Needlework Annual

A Trip Back to 1955 – McCalls Needlework Annual

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By Andrea Today we’re going to take a trip back to the crafting world of 1955 – with some excerpts from the McCall’s Needlework Annual!  You can click on any of these pictures for a larger view. First off, before we get to some of the projects – this is…

A Mad Men Sewalong – Peggy’s Perfect Skirt – Part 4 – Waistband and Hem

A Mad Men Sewalong – Peggy’s Perfect Skirt – Part 4 – Waistband and Hem

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By Andrea Before we get to finishing the skirt, I must ask for your votes!  I entered the BurdaStyle Vintage Modern Design Challenge, and need all the votes I can get!  Please check out my entry, and click the pink vote button!  Thanks! We’re on the home stretch for our…

A Mad Men Sewalong! Peggy’s Perfect Skirt – Part 3 – Skirt Back

A Mad Men Sewalong!  Peggy’s Perfect Skirt – Part 3 – Skirt Back

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By Andrea How’s everyone’s sewalong projects coming along?  I don’t know about you, but working on this skirt is really getting me super excited for the Mad Men premiere on the 25th! Two weeks ago, we completed our skirt fronts.  Today, we’re going to work on the skirt back (Unit 2…

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