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Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Let’s Make Some Insanely HUGE Retro Atomic Barkcloth Curtains for the Living Room – Part 2

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Let’s Make Some Insanely HUGE Retro Atomic Barkcloth Curtains for the Living Room – Part 2

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By Sara In AZ Last week we were left with this as the final picture in Part 1 of the curtain making extravaganza….. …..two big heaps of barkcloth fabric. I bought the fabric on close-out from Full Swing Textiles. This is a fabulous barkcloth fabric…..very heavy and thick…how I wish…

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Let’s Make Some Insanely HUGE Retro Atomic Barkcloth Curtains for the Living Room – Part 1

Mike and Sara Rehab a 60s Retro Ranch : Let’s Make Some Insanely HUGE Retro Atomic Barkcloth Curtains for the Living Room – Part 1

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By Sara In AZ OK, so…sheets in the front window. I know, I know – it’s really not the statement I wanted to make to the neighborhood but what’s a girl to do when atomic barkcloth is SO hard to find in mass quantity?! So the window has been like…

Thrifty Thursday

Thrifty Thursday

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By Sara In AZ   Let’s check out my latest thrift finds! I just could not pass up this lamp base….even though I SO don’t need another lamp! I loved the wire detail at the top….now, on to find a shade that will work! This fabric was pristine – it…

Thrifty Thursday

Thrifty Thursday

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By Sara In AZ   Let’s check out my latest thrift finds! There is something about a beautiful vintage tablecloth that I just cannot pass up…so lovely! I adore that hydrangea print as well! I thought this ballerina fabric was so sweet, of course it came home with me too!…

Thrifty Thursday

Thrifty Thursday

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By Sara In AZ   Let’s check out my latest thrift finds! It was a fabric filled week this week I tell you! This chartreuse-y green fabric was lot like barkcloth – a very thick, heavy fabric. I liked the streaky design too! This purple fabric definitely reminded me of vintage…

Vintage Sewing Shopping Roundup–Marimekko Prints Edition

Vintage Sewing Shopping Roundup–Marimekko Prints Edition

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by Andrea   I do love me some Marimekko prints!  So gorgeous, and a great way to make a statement with one piece inyour home.  Let’s take a look at some of my favourite Marimekko fabrics from Etsy.   Marimekko Kaivo Tablecloth, vintage After the Unikko Poppy print, I think…

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…

Vintage Flea Market Finds!

Vintage Flea Market Finds!

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By Sara In AZ Soooooooo, there was a Flea Market a few weeks back and of course we HAD to go check it out! Even thought we don’t really “need” anything it’s always fun to go walk around and you just never know what you are gonna find. And what…

New Cushions For Our Dreamy Vintage Frieze 60s Sectional Couch

New Cushions For Our Dreamy Vintage Frieze 60s Sectional Couch

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By Sara In AZ Ok, so…..we all saw my dream sectional couch last week. The couch itself was pristine, nary a loose thread or tear anywhere to be found. There was just one little nasty problem left to deal with. The seat cushions were COMPLETELY horrible! eeps! When you went…

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…

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