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Retro Craft Time – Vintage Poodle Shadowbox!!

Retro Craft Time – Vintage Poodle Shadowbox!!

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By Sara In AZ   Sooooooooo, I recently bought pretty much the cutest poodle set ever from the thrifttwins !! I mean really, are they not the MOST adorbs poodles ever?! I knew, for sure, they’d be right at home in the poodle bathroom…. But, I just wasn’t sure where…

Vintage Mr Potato Head : Funny Face Ideas – Thursday Retro Rewind

Vintage Mr Potato Head : Funny Face Ideas – Thursday Retro Rewind

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I recently came across this post I did on a vintage Mr Potato Head set I bought at an estate sale…..it was such a fun post that I thought I’d re-run it a second time!  By Sara In AZ Mike and I are in the last stages to finally move…

Meet the Marvelous Susan Halla – Maven of ‘Make It Mid*Century’

Meet the Marvelous Susan Halla – Maven of ‘Make It Mid*Century’

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By Sara In AZ Make It Mid*Century….have y’all heard of this fabulous new company yet?! If you haven’t, well then grab a cup of coffee and sit down for a spell…we have a fun interview with Susan Halla, the Owner/Founder of Make It Mid*Century, but first let’s check out some…

Making Western Pin Up Dreams Come True!

Making Western Pin Up Dreams Come True!

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Howdy y’all! Today we I talking all about my favorite little western pin-up outfit that was sewn just for lil’ ol’ me by my lovely friend, Joan of Monica J Veronica Designs. You can find her on Instagram @monicajveronicadesigns for vintage inspired handmade lovelies and a ton of beautiful vintage…

New Year – New {MOD} Dress!

New Year – New {MOD} Dress!

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by Arleen I’ve held onto this lovely pattern for some months now, waiting to come upon the perfect piece of fabric to give it a go. On my recent fabric haul at my local vintage haunt, I found a great plaid tweed that ended up being perfect. I was a…

Butterick B6453 – Like A Glove!

Butterick B6453 – Like A Glove!

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by Arleen This week I took a break from gift sewing and made a little time for me-sewing. Also known as selfish sewing. Ah yes, my guilty favorite. My whole inspiration for learning to sew in the first place; not only the desire, but the need to wear something beautiful…

Make-Up Brush Roll Tutorial

Make-Up Brush Roll Tutorial

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By Arleen   Over the weekend, I vended my first ever craft market! I heard about it on Thursday, and I made miracles happen to have a few items to sell come Sunday. I wanted something quick to sew, pretty on the eyes, yet totally functional for gifting. Ta-Da! The…

Vintage Fabric Haul – Be Still My Heart!

Vintage Fabric Haul – Be Still My Heart!

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By Arleen I was hit by a stroke of luck this past weekend! I found a great stash of fabric! FINALLY! As we walked up to the store, I noticed a sign on the window detailing the assortment of fabrics inside. I wasn’t immediately excited, but thought I should take…

Tools of the Trade – Vintage Sewing Kit Favorites

Tools of the Trade – Vintage Sewing Kit Favorites

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by Arleen   When you sew or craft, there is an arsenal of tools that comes with it. In my world, some tools are necessary, and some don’t have the utmost purpose, but their charm reminds me of why I do what I do. Here are a couple pieces of…

A Saucy Rita for Turkey Day

A Saucy Rita for Turkey Day

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by Arleen On my recent travels to Texas, I purchased an eye-catching plaid in all the perfect fall colors. I don’t think I’ve ever seen anything quite like it. It would make a great Rita Blouse! I’ve made a couple versions so far, so I was feeling really eager and confident…

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