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Vintage Sewing Shopping Roundup–Doll Clothes Edition

Vintage Sewing Shopping Roundup–Doll Clothes Edition

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by Andrea Last week, we took a look at some great vintage Barbie patterns.  This week, we’re looking at more sewing for toys, but this time, let’s take a look at some adorable patterns for baby dolls.   Simplicity Archives 4347 Vintage 18″ Doll Clothes Sewing Pattern Not only does…

Vintage Sewing Shopping Roundup – Barbie Edition

Vintage Sewing Shopping Roundup – Barbie Edition

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By Andrea One of my favourite vintage sewing projects is Barbie clothes.  They are a fun retro project which is usually much quicker to do since it’s on a smaller scale.  Here’s some of my current favourites from Etsy.     McCall’s “Official” Barbie Wardrobe Pattern 7137 So many cute…

Recent Antiquing Find : Ulster Weavers Retro Linen Owl Kitchen Towel

Recent Antiquing Find : Ulster Weavers Retro Linen Owl Kitchen Towel

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By Sara In AZ Oh gosh, am I ever sucker for vintage kitchen linens! I confess, I just love them to bits….much to Mike’s chagrin! Mike and I took some time over the holidays and hit up a few antique stores, we looked and looked but I really wasn’t finding…

Kool Kitsch(enware) For Sale On Etsy–Kitschy Mugs Edition

Kool Kitsch(enware) For Sale On Etsy–Kitschy Mugs Edition

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by Andrea   I absolutely love kistchy coffee mugs – I am not a morning person at all but somehow drinking out of a mug I love brightens my morning a bit!  Here’s some fantastic mugs from Etsy.   Fire King Arizona souvenir Mug I absolutely love this souvenir mug…

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay–Chalkware Edition

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay–Chalkware Edition

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by Andrea Chalkware wall plaques definitely add a very mid-century touch to your home.  Here’s some of my favourite ones from eBay!   1969 Miller Studio MR & MRS FISH Chalkware Wall Plaques TOP HAT PARASOL Dancing Could these fish be any cuter?  Nope, I don’t think that’s possible!  …

Kool Kitsch(enware) For Sale On Etsy–Federal Glass Edition

Kool Kitsch(enware) For Sale On Etsy–Federal Glass Edition

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by Andrea Although I am primarily a Pyrex girl when it comes to my vintage kitchenware collecting, Federal Glass pieces are something I cannot pass up, either!  Federal made some really gorgeous patterns in mixing bowls and bakeware, and oh, the barware!  Here’s some of my favourite pieces from Etsy.…

Vintage New Year’s!

Vintage New Year’s!

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by Andrea New Year’s Eve is upon us, and I’ve got some vintage New Year’s imagery for you from eBay – let’s take a look!   From seller frankbaum-oz     From seller sfxarchive     From seller relicsnbooks     From seller tumtum99:     From seller frankbaum-oz:  …

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay–Barware Edition

Kool Kitsch For Sale on eBay–Barware Edition

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by Andrea   It may be too late for online Christmas shopping, but it’s not too late to get some swanky new/old barware for your New Year’s party!  Here’s a few picks from eBay.   Mid Century Modern Glass & Chrome Cocktail Shaker With Recipes Sports Graphics I absolutely love…

The Hottest Christmas Gifts! 1974 Edition

The Hottest Christmas Gifts!  1974 Edition

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by Andrea Today, we’re taking a peek inside the December 1974 issue of Better Homes and Gardens Magazine.  However, today we’re taking a look at the ads to see what the hot gifts of 1974 were – let’s have a look! (Click on any of the images for a larger…

Cute Retro Holiday Fabrics!

Cute Retro Holiday Fabrics!

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by Andrea It’s not too late to get a little bit more holiday sewing in.  With all of the cute retro fabrics out there, you can really put some finishing touches on your Christmas decorating!  Here’s some of my favourites from Etsy.   Robert Kaufman Fabric Retro Christmas Ornaments Holiday…

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