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Oh, for the Love of…Hearts!

Oh, for the Love of…Hearts!

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and I want to commemorate it with a V-day themed post. Instead of sharing vintage Valentine’s cards with you, I’d like to concentrate on the matter at heart. Figuratively speaking that is! *lol* This post will feature a variety of heart-themed goodies. Every woman needs a spectacular vintage dress for Valentine’s … Continue reading

A Look at ’80s does 50s’

A Look at ’80s does 50s’

Before we look at ‘80s does 50s,’ let’s define vintage. Vintage basically means the output of a particular time (in the past). Vintage is something which was fashionable or popular during an earlier period. However, when I use the term ‘vintage’ on this blog, I’m referring to anything that predates 1965. Those are my terms … Continue reading

A Look at Floursack Fabrics

A Look at Floursack Fabrics

I’m a sewing beginner myself, but I have a lot of projects on the go. Dresses to make, purses to adorn and those pesky curtains that just never seem to get done! One of my favourite types of fabric to use are floursack (or feedsack) prints. Floursack fabrics began being manufactured in the 1930s and … Continue reading

Two New February Frocks

Two New February Frocks

First new dress: 1950s taffeta party dress This dress was given to me by my mom. It’s a beautiful 1950s taffeta dress with a velvet bow. It’s super tight in the bodice, creating a great slim-looking waistline (I hope I’ll be able to breathe!) It needs to be hemmed at the bottom, but other than … Continue reading