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Yvonne Boots-Faubert
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Vintage lover, Sewer, Crafty gal... Connecticut Yankee on Old Cape Cod
Vintage lover, Sewer, Crafty gal... Connecticut Yankee on Old Cape Cod

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Teen Guy's room Make-over with a Vintage twist
Hey there my retro lovin' peeps on the web! I wanted to share with you my son's room reveal.   Over the years, although we have upgraded some of the major fixtures in the room (bed, desk, media console)  it hasn't really been redecorated since he was a todd...
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Catching up on lots of stuff - What I've been up to and upcoming Creative project plans
Hi Retro & Vintage lovin' friends! Many apologies for the radio silence these past several months.  Time does have a way of sliding by pretty darn quick when you aren't expecting it.    By way of explanation, life has been a series of not-so-great events th...
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Little Houses, little houses - Christmas Crafting!
Greetings, friends on the Interwebs! Halloween is over, and it's finally getting cold enough that I can think Christmasy.   It seems like a long way off still, but only a month and few days. One of the local Garden Centers does a "Ladies Night" in November ...
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Cat Lady Sewing Challenge & "Falmouth Dream Cruise" highlights
Hi Friends! For all you crazy cat people out there,  fellow sewing Blogger "Miss Crayola Creepy " brings us a Cat Lady sewing challenge.   Within the month of October, sew an article of clothing made with fabric with cats on it.       Someone who knows my w...
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Rick Grimes from the Walking Dead Cosplay tutorial
In honor of the beginning of October, and one of my absolute favorite of all favorite holidays - Halloween -  I'm sharing a cosplay I made for my son earlier this year for Anime Boston (March).   Peter is a shy kid, however, and ultimately decided not to co...
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Vintage Car spotting- Spotlight on 1956 Ford Fairlane
Hey to my Hep-Cats out there! We have been seeing this vintage beauty touring around town the past couple weeks.  My son was able to get a few pictures while it was parked.    Lovin' the pink & black color-scheme they chose!  I believe that the extended bum...
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Tag Sale treasures: Limoges plates & Sew Seventies sewing basket
Hi Friends! My son Peter and I did some thrifting/tag-sale-ing last week.  It occurred to me that tag-sale season is almost over.   I always find myself kind of sad this time of year (not just because of the tag sales).  People on FB have been posting littl...
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Cosplay for PAX East - Elizabeth from Bioshock
Hey Everybody,    I hope this finds everyone in good spirits!   We are wrapping up the weekend, one of the few left of summer.  The past couple of nights have been a little chilly - an early harbinger of fall?   It makes me kind of sad that summer is nearin...
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New Toy - Vintage Kenmore Rotary Sewing Machine!
Hi Friends! One thing to love about the tag sale season - sometimes when the sales are over, people still have awesome stuff that they want or need to get rid of. This amazing machine was left on the side of the road with a 'free' sign on it.   I tell you i...
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Fish Tank turned Terrarium - craft post
Hi Guys, Today's post is pure 'craft' with very little (actually no) vintage.  Although I do promise to make a few references that people under 30 will have a hard time getting. I have a few fish tanks around my house.  You never know when you will need to ...
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