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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 Sewing eBay Roundup – Children of Mad Men Edition

Vintage Sewing eBay Roundup – Children of Mad Men Edition

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by Andrea In keeping with my speculating on what they might be wearing on Mad Men theme, let’s take a look at what was popular for kids in 1969! First up, this VINTAGE 1969 Girls Dress Pattern   The jumpsuits are coming for little girls as well.  View 1 is…

Vintage Sewing eBay Roundup – Men of Mad Men Edition

Vintage Sewing eBay Roundup – Men of Mad Men Edition

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by Andrea We had some fun last week speculating what the ladies of Mad Men are going to be wearing this season – now let’s take a look at what’s upcoming for Men’s Fashion! First up, this Vintage 1969 Simplicity Men's Vest & Wide Pants   Ahh, this look.  I…

Tutorial Time! Making Hidden-Tab Style Curtains and Working With Vintage Fabric – Part 2

Tutorial Time!  Making Hidden-Tab Style Curtains and Working With Vintage Fabric – Part 2

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by Andrea Last week, we covered some things to look for when purchasing your fabric for your curtains and measuring and cutting out.  Now it’s time to get sewing! First things first, we’re going to take the panel that we cut in half lengthwise and sew it to the other…

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…

Tutorial Time! Making Hidden Tab Curtains – Plus Some Tips For Working With Vintage Fabric!

Tutorial Time!  Making Hidden Tab Curtains – Plus Some Tips For Working With Vintage Fabric!

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By Andrea Regular readers may remember my post late last year – asking for your opinions on what type of curtains I should make out of my vintage barkcloth for my living room. After careful consideration, I decided to go with the hidden tab-style curtain.  A lot of people expressed…

Vintage Sewing eBay Roundup – Spring Looks for Little Girls

Vintage Sewing eBay Roundup – Spring Looks for Little Girls

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by Andrea Kids always seem to need new wardrobes every season, they grow so dang fast!  Here’s some cute vintage patterns from eBay to give you some spring wardrobe ideas for any little girls you might be sewing for! First up, this Vintage 1950 Vogue 2447 Girls Coat and Hood…

Vintage Sewing eBay Roundup – Vintage Fabric Edition

Vintage Sewing eBay Roundup – Vintage Fabric Edition

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by Andrea On Wednesday, I brought you some of the newest repro patterns from the big pattern companies – and here’s some fabric to go with! First up, this Vintage Peter Pan barkcloth   OK, this fabric’s not really going to help you out with your spring wardrobe sewing, but…

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 Sewing eBay Roundup – Vintage Machine Edition!

Vintage Sewing eBay Roundup – Vintage Machine Edition!

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by Andrea I know I’ve featured vintage sewing machines on my eBay roundups before, but they are such lovely examples of design, I could never get tired of looking at them.  Here’s a few great ones I came across on eBay.   First up, this Vintage Kenmore by White co…

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