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Vintage Sewing Shopping Roundup – Halloween Costume Edition

Vintage Sewing Shopping Roundup – Halloween Costume Edition

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by Andrea It’s finally October!  Which means that Halloween is coming!  If you’ve not thought of a costume yet, here’s some great patterns from Etsy to get the ideas going!   Vintage 40’s Butterick 1695 Women’s Costume Pattern How pretty are these costumes?  Features Martha Washington, Colonial, Puritan, Dutch Girl, Argentine…

Twelve Fun Vintage Halloween Costume Ideas From Adorable To Hilarious

Twelve Fun Vintage Halloween Costume Ideas From Adorable To Hilarious

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By RetroRuth Hey everyone!!! I pulled this post out of the archives from last year because I just think the costumes in here are so great. And this time I am posting it early so if you see a costume you MUST have you have time to get prepared for…

Twelve Fun Vintage Halloween Costume Ideas From Adorable To Hilarious

Twelve Fun Vintage Halloween Costume Ideas From Adorable To Hilarious

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By RetroRuth Have you decided on a Halloween costume yet?  I would like to say that Tom and I have absolutely perfect vintage Mad Men costumes that we are going to prance around and hand out candy to bewildered children in but, when you dress like it’s the 1960’s normally,…

This IS Your Granny’s Crafting! Crankytown Edition

This IS Your Granny’s Crafting!  Crankytown Edition

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By Betty Crafter Grrr!  Sewing is hard y’all!  Has anyone else noticed a higher level of frustration with vague instructions for vintage patterns?  It seems they assume a certain level of knowledge, maybe because in those days most everyone knew how to sew and knit and cook.   Or maybe I’m…

Vintage Crafty Saturdays – My Scarecrow Halloween Costume

Vintage Crafty Saturdays – My Scarecrow Halloween Costume

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Happy Halloween!  In honor of this holiday, I decided to post pictures from the making of my halloween costume this year.  I only took sporadic pictures, unfortunately, but you will get the idea.  So, this year we decided to dress up as characters from the Wizard of Oz.  One of my…