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Wordless Wed...Old Glory
Welcome July!!!
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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 w...
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Wordless Wed...Sew Small Singer

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Red White and Blue Sewing for Sue
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...
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...
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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 s...
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  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....
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UnEventful June? Hardly!!!
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...
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 ...
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Back To The 1940's and Princess Betty Singer 201
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...
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 w...
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Wordless Wed...Mini-Sewing Machine Collection
If a stitch in time saves nine...double it...for this pair of mine! (Vintage Miniature Salt and Pepper Shakers.)
If a stitch in time saves nine...double it...for this pair of mine! (Vintage Miniature Salt and Pepper Shakers.)
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WordlessWed...Crank It Out
Change the needle.  Change the thread.  Adjust the tension.  And Try Again!
Change the needle.  Change the thread.  Adjust the tension.  And Try Again!
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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,  their patterns can be dated  via the style of the dress, the illustrated models hair styles, shoes, hats, and accessor...
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 s...
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  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...
  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....
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CollectIn Texas Gal I'm kind of a 'Jack of All Trades' with a Masters in Studio Art...thank goodness I can say Master of something. I'm a Girl Raised In Texas and have lived in West Texas most of my life. I'm a retired Art Teacher and High School Girls Coach. I'm a former Quilt Shop owner and have enjoyed making and collecting Quilts for many years. CollectInTexas Gal and Tracks of My Texas Ancestors have become my Virtual Genealogy Family Tree Record and Databases. Here I share my Texas Ancestors, their stories and photographs with CITexas Readers, Family and Friends. I am a Junktique Collector and an Antique Dealer. I LOVE LOVE LOVE Dishes and enjoy sharing them here on CollectInTexas Gal along with my other collections of stuff. HiHoney, my husband of 46 years, and I live in San Angelo, Texas near our Son, DIL and 4 grandchildren. Life is Good In Texas.
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UnEventful June? Hardly!!!
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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 m

Back To The 1940's and Princess Betty Singer 201
collectintexasgal.blogspot.com

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 blo

1950's MAGIC To MAKE vs 2015's FAST & EASY
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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'
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I received a comment/notice from Jerry Beuterbaugh, author/blogger of As The Crackerhead Crumbles , that the above photo has been included i

It's Simplicity June...Sixty Years Later!
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"Okay, I'll take them. I can't stand the thought of them being thrown away. I'll think of something to do with them, but for now I'll box th

Simplicity 1950's Patterns In June cont...TEENAGE REBEL Revealed
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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
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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

The Prickly Pear Are Blooming In Texas
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The Prickly Pear are blooming! We have had RAIN! Those two things do not always happen at the same time. The brilliant blooms dot our West T

One Thousand Posts
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It's better to see something once, than to hear about it a thousand times. Asian Proverb If I've told you once, I've told you a thousand tim

Cap...turing The Wordsmithy Good Times
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As a self proclaimed 'cuma sorta kinda wordsmithy', I take a lot of creative licenses including a Wurst Speller license, a Please Yourself P

Switching Sewing Settings To Stretch Stitch
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For years my Janome's settings have been for sewing on COTTON fabrics. That's what quilters sew on pretty much exclusively, and that's what

Maxed Out Modella
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Just in case you haven't been introduced to Modella, here she is playing the role she was made for...a Dressmaker Form. It is the second tim

Wordless Wed...How To © 1999
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Keyboard © Symbol Hold down Alt Key...Type numbers 0169...Release Alt Key

Someday I'll Be An Ancestor
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Before I cleaned off my 'Growing Up in the 1950's &1960's' desk mess, I shot a few random photos. You know, just because, no particular thin

Where Are Your Ginghers?
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There is a very good reason why I have already gone back on my less than 24 hour old "I swear not to START any new projects" statement. I kn

AtoZ REFLECTION...Connections~Perfections~Suggestions
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Reflection Connections I've enjoyed watching your childhood in Texas - quite a contrast to mine in PA. Yet here we are Blogland friends and

A New Zenith
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Zoom in on April 1st, No fools showed up for the meeting. Hosts were gathered all about, Could not have staged a warmer greeting. Zealous wr

AtoZ Letter Z~ Texas Oil Boom Zone...
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...In Our Backyard Mother's Iowa Farmer Brothers and their families came for a visit in 1957. It was definitely several days of Kodak moment

AtoZ Letter X & Y~ XOXO's From 1960's Yearbook...Part II
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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.
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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