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Mamie Eisenhower’s Gowns From The First Ladies At the Smithsonian Exhibit

Mamie Eisenhower’s Gowns From The First Ladies At the Smithsonian Exhibit

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By RetroRuth It’s time to oogle some gorgeous vintage fashions, and this time, it’s Presidential! We had the chance to tour the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History this summer, and I got to happily “ooo” and “ahh” over the First Lady fashion exhibit while Tom obediently snapped pictures of…

Vintage Crafty Saturdays – Unlined Silk Lampshade

Vintage Crafty Saturdays – Unlined Silk Lampshade

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Hello, everyone!  Welcome to Vintage Crafty Saturdays, where I post a fun vintage pattern, craft or idea from my huge collection that I keep in my studio.  Since I have more ideas and patterns than I could ever use, I thought I would share them with you! I know, I…

Etsy Round-up – Vintage Dream Dresses

Etsy Round-up – Vintage Dream Dresses

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Hello, all!  I know I promised that I would post pictures of some thrifted dresses this week, but I had to let my mom borrow them for a presentation she is making about vintage sewing, so I am sans dresses this week. To make up for it, here are some…

Thrifted Vintage Dress – Pierre Cardin Silk

Thrifted Vintage Dress – Pierre Cardin Silk

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So, I was at the Salvation Army the other day, when I found the most awesome vintage ram lamp, which was the subject of yesterday’s post.  I thought that was enough of for my trip, so I was about to head out of the store, when I decided to take…