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Vintage Gal (Vintage Gal)
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Just a vintage gal suffering from the Golden Age syndrome and blogging about vintage fashion, lingerie, films, food, music, art and books
Just a vintage gal suffering from the Golden Age syndrome and blogging about vintage fashion, lingerie, films, food, music, art and books

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Well hello! I’m so sorry it’s been so long since my last post – I think, in fact, this has been my longest ever absence from the blog. Life has been very hectic over the last six weeks or so, and unfortunately something had to give. Things are still a bit…
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You may remember me mentioning a while ago in my Sewing & Crocheting Plans post that I wanted to crochet a pair of sandals. Or you may have even seen them in progress in my latest Vintage Crochet Projects Podcast. Either way, I’m happy to report that…
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Up until recently, 2018 seemed to be a bit of a bust when it came to my sewing. For the first five months the only thing I actually managed to sew was my Grevillea Beret, mainly because I was concentrating so much on crocheting. I think the reason I did…
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Continuing on from my first vintage crochet podcast, here is the second in this series about the finished, current and future vintage crocheting projects I’m working on. In this episode I talk about the 1930s gingham jumper I featured on the blog a few…

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A couple of weekends ago I had the pleasure of going to The Watercress Line Railway for their War on the Line event. This annual event, based down near Alresford, Hampshire, UK, explores what it was like on the railways during WWII. It’s an event like no…

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I have a real fascination with 1930s fashion and needlework magazines and have built up quite a collection of them now. Throughout my entire collection, I definitely think that this Butterick Sewing Pattern Book from the summer of 1938 is my favourite.…

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As promised, when I did my first Vintage Crochet Podcast, here is it’s sister one, my first Vintage Sewing Podcast. In episode one I focus on the the sewing projects I’m currently working on to create a 1930s holiday wear capsule wardrobe. This follows on…

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With this wonderful sunny weather we’re currently having, my mind is entirely focused on the small collection of garments I want to make for my holiday later this year. The one item that’s really taking prominence now is a pair of 1930s beach pyjamas and…

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Outfit Details 1930s Gingham Jumper – Made by me 1930s White Linen Skirt – Made by me 1930s Reproduction Shoes – Royal Vintage Shoes 1930s Navy Crochet Handbag – Kate Kitsch Lapis Lazuli Drop Earrings – Shepton Mallet Flea Market 1930s Style Sunglasses –…

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One thing I don’t tend to share on the blog is the random vintage sewing and crochet bits and pieces I pick up on my travels. Whenever I go to vintage fairs, flea markets or antique shops they’re always on my radar and I’ll spend hours rummaging through…
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