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Toy Story : The Later Years

Toy Story : The Later Years

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By Sara In AZ I recently came across this funny little online  article poking fun at how our toys from the past have “aged” just like us – and what they are all up to these days! I got a chuckle out of it and thought y’all would too, so…

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…

Vintage Crafting Shopping Roundup–Fall Knitting Edition

Vintage Crafting Shopping Roundup–Fall Knitting Edition

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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…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Barbie Dream Houses Edition

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Barbie Dream Houses Edition

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  By Eartha Kitsch   When it comes to vintage houses, I like all kinds. I like the contemporary, minimalist ones and I like the kitschy, colorful ones. I DO have to admit though that the latter of the two really make my day. If a house has tons of…

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…

Girl’s Day Antiquing Trip In Bay City, MI

Girl’s Day Antiquing Trip In Bay City, MI

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By RetroRuth I had a really fun “girls-only” antiquing trip with my girlfriend Deb the other weekend. We parked Tom and her husband, Dan, at home with beer and some tamales and went out to a warehouse estate sale and then on to the Bay City Antique Center. I didn’t…

Vintage Barbie Tutorial

Vintage Barbie Tutorial

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By Sara In AZ Gosh y’all, I sure do love me some vintage Barbies! I have ever since I was a kid in the 70s. When I was living in Tennessee, back then, my friend Tiffany had her Mom’s old Barbie dressed in this black sparkle-y lounge singer outfit. I was obsessed…

Vintage Crafty Saturdays – Vintage Pattern For Knitted Fashion Doll Sweater

Vintage Crafty Saturdays – Vintage Pattern For Knitted Fashion Doll Sweater

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Hello, all!  Tom and I are off to run errands today, so I leave you with this great pattern for cute “fashion doll” sweaters. Click on the pictures to make them larger. Enjoy!…