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Vintage Crafting eBay Roundup – Easter Edition

Vintage Crafting eBay Roundup – Easter Edition

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by Andrea Easter is coming, and it’s time to get your craft on!  If you’re looking to branch out past colouring eggs, there’s all kinds of Easter craft ideas to be found on eBay – let’s have a look!   First up, this NEW Pkgs Vintage DESIGNLAND CRAFTS (12) Easter…

Vintage Crafting eBay Roundup – Olympic Edition

Vintage Crafting eBay Roundup – Olympic Edition

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by Andrea I loooooooove watching the Olympics, especially the Winter Games.  I’ve got some Winter Olympic sport-inspired picks from eBay for you today, let’s take a look! First up, some skiing inspired patterns! Here, we have this VTG Mail Order KNITTING Pattern 205~Peruvian Ski Mask+Headbands+Mittens   ‘Tis not everyday you…

Thinking Hawaii – 1979 Style

Thinking Hawaii – 1979 Style

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by Andrea This has been a brutal winter for most of North America – cold, tonnes of snow and general awful weather.  I am ready to escape it, at least in my mind, with a little help from the June 5, 1979 edition of Family Circle.   *sigh* Just looking…

Vintage Sewing eBay Roundup – Vintage Unmentionables Edition

Vintage Sewing eBay Roundup – Vintage Unmentionables Edition

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by Andrea Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and it’s got me browsing some patterns for vintage-style underthings on eBay – let’s have a look! First up, this Vintage 40s 50s 2-Pc Pajamas Lingerie Sewing Pattern   OK, so this is more pajamas than unmentionables, but it was too…

Vintage Crafting eBay Roundup – Clothing Your Dolls Edition

Vintage Crafting eBay Roundup – Clothing Your Dolls Edition

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by Andrea If you’ve got a little girl, or know any little girls who love dolls, sewing them some sweet retro style clothes can be a fantastic way to use up your scraps – I know my girls have always loved them!  Here’s some great doll patterns from eBay. First…

Tuesday Etsy Roundup – The “Dress Your Pets” Edition

Tuesday Etsy Roundup – The “Dress Your Pets” Edition

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By Eartha Kitsch Did you know that today is “Dress Up Your Pet Day”?  Well, it surely is! Apparently, this has been a lesser-known holiday since its creation in 2009. Obviously, it’s still got some work to do to really gain exposure but I’m sure before long, stores will be…

Vintage eBay Crafting Roundup – Knitting Edition

Vintage eBay Crafting Roundup – Knitting Edition

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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 Crafting eBay Roundup – Christmas Edition – Part Two

Vintage Crafting eBay Roundup – Christmas Edition – Part Two

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by Andrea We’ve got the holiday fever this week at NPR, so I’ve got some very interesting crafting finds from eBay – let’s have a look!   First up, this Vintage 1973 Macrame Pattern Book,"Twas the Knot Before Christmas"   OK, I gotta admit that this one caught my eye…

This IS Your Granny’s Crafting! Kid Sweaters Edition

This IS Your Granny’s Crafting!  Kid Sweaters Edition

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by Betty Crafter It never fails – right about August I start thinking about my long neglected knitting needles and start scouting out projects. I’ve got a few things in mind that I’d like to knit this year, and one of them is a new sweater for Little Betty. Kids…

This IS Your Granny’s Crafting! Mary Dollies Edition

This IS Your Granny’s Crafting!  Mary Dollies Edition

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So, in classic Betty fashion, I have completed exactly 0% of my crewel pillow road trip project. I still have hopes of getting some done on my trip, but I have utterly disappointed myself thus far. However, I do have something to show you that I have recently come across,…

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