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Kool Kitsch For Sale on Etsy–Beachwear and Accessories

Kool Kitsch For Sale on Etsy–Beachwear and Accessories

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by Andrea   Last week I brought you a great assortment of sewing patterns for making your own beachwear.  Now if sewing your own is not your think, I’ve got some great items this week from Etsy with no sewing required!   Vintage Beach Bag Basket Floral Blue and Yellow…

A Mad Men Sewalong – Peggy’s Perfect Skirt – Part 4 – Waistband and Hem

A Mad Men Sewalong – Peggy’s Perfect Skirt – Part 4 – Waistband and Hem

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By Andrea Before we get to finishing the skirt, I must ask for your votes!  I entered the BurdaStyle Vintage Modern Design Challenge, and need all the votes I can get!  Please check out my entry, and click the pink vote button!  Thanks! We’re on the home stretch for our…

A Mad Men Sewalong! Peggy’s Perfect Skirt – Part 3 – Skirt Back

A Mad Men Sewalong!  Peggy’s Perfect Skirt – Part 3 – Skirt Back

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By Andrea How’s everyone’s sewalong projects coming along?  I don’t know about you, but working on this skirt is really getting me super excited for the Mad Men premiere on the 25th! Two weeks ago, we completed our skirt fronts.  Today, we’re going to work on the skirt back (Unit 2…

A Mad Men Sewalong! Peggy’s Perfect Skirt – Part 2 – Skirt Front

A Mad Men Sewalong!  Peggy’s Perfect Skirt – Part 2 – Skirt Front

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By Andrea Hello Everyone!  I am back again with the next installment of our Mad Men sewalong! Is everyone ready to start sewing??  Last time I left you with a bunch of pieces cut out and ready to go: If you’re using the same pattern as me, and taken a peek at…

Mad Men Sewalong – Peggy’s Perfect Skirt – Part 1 – Pattern Prep and Cutting

Mad Men Sewalong – Peggy’s Perfect Skirt – Part 1 – Pattern Prep and Cutting

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By Andrea Happy Valentine’s Day! Is everyone ready to start sewing?  It’s time to start our Mad Men sewalong!  For a reminder about the dress and pattern we’re using, see my previous post here.  However, if there’s another pattern that tickles your fancy more, or suits your body type better, feel…

The Sexy Secretary Suit & Red Vintage Earrings

The Sexy Secretary Suit & Red Vintage Earrings

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By RetroRuth Oh. My. Goodness. Have I been having the retro-fun lately! My friend Kathryn (from Studio Grandbois) and I  had a great time dressing up and taking pictures the other day. Do you guys want to see some of the fun? No? Too bad!!! Ta-Da!!! How is that for…

Thrifted Vintage Clothes!

Thrifted Vintage Clothes!

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By Sara In AZ _________________________________________________ Sooooo, one of my huge obsessions is vintage clothing. I love it. I have loved vintage clothing ever since I was in High School. I remember I would watch all the black & white shows back then and want to dress exactly like the women…

Etsy Round-Up – Lovely Vintage Dresses

Etsy Round-Up – Lovely Vintage Dresses

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I ADORE vintage clothing. I have been snapping up vintage dresses left and right while I am out thrifting lately, but that doesn’t stop me from trolling Etsy for great examples of vintage fashion. This milk chocolate brown dress from Rerun’s shop is just too pretty, and it is made from two layers of sheer…