With June half over, it is past time to give July a second thought. The first thought was at the beginning of June, which by all 'Sewing Project' standards is LATE. But, as they say, 'Better late than never.' In the 'Fabric World', seasonal/holiday themed...
In our home, calendars hang on the wall, lay open on desks, clip on file folders, pop up on my Smart Phone and occupy the center pocket of my work apron. Each of them serve a purpose. HiHoney uses the kitchen wall calendar to keep track of the lawn wateri...
Let's travel back to the 1940's for this post. As you already know, I've spent a good deal of time there over the course of writing this blog. First with my Mother's 1940's Scrapbook Restoration . Then the US Census Project which was an amazing experience...
If a stitch in time saves nine...double it...for this pair of mine! (Vintage Miniature Salt and Pepper Shakers.)
Although Butterick Patterns historically never dated patterns either on the envelope or instruction sheet as other pattern companies did, their patterns can be dated via the style of the dress, the illustrated models hair styles, shoes, hats, and accessor...
I received a comment/notice from Jerry Beuterbaugh, author/blogger of As The Crackerhead Crumbles , that the above photo has been included in his weekly Sunday Drive post for today, Sunday, June 7th. He explained.... Back during our childhood, our pare...
1950's MAGIC To MAKE vs 2015's FAST & EASY
Although Butterick Patterns historically never dated patterns either on the envelope or instruction sheet as other pattern companies did, th
CollectInTexas Gal Photo Featured on 'A Sunday Drive'
I received a comment/notice from Jerry Beuterbaugh, author/blogger of As The Crackerhead Crumbles , that the above photo has been included i
Simplicity 1950's Patterns In June cont...TEENAGE REBEL Revealed
Even if you are not a 'Sewing/Pattern/Notion Collector' you will be interested in what I found in the 1953 Simplicity Pattern posted about y
Former Flour Sacks w/Dresser Scarf Sleeves Peddler
As a 'Vintage Linen Collector', I think I must have been a 'Chiffonnier' in a former life. How else can I explain a life long attraction to
Reflection Connections I've enjoyed watching your childhood in Texas - quite a contrast to mine in PA. Yet here we are Blogland friends and
AtoZ Letter X & Y~ XOXO's From 1960's Yearbook...Part II
HEADLINE...First Female Elected President The funny thing about being President is how it affected the rest of my life's interest in all thi
AtoZ Letter X & Y~ XOXO's From 1960's Yearbooks...Part I.
Almost as priceless as Mother's Shoebox Album and my Scrapbooks...are five school Yearbooks from 1960-1964. In a way, I am surprised not to