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Holy Yokes! Pt. 2 of 2!

Holy Yokes! Pt. 2 of 2!

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by Arleen Last week I set out to make the sweetest little dresses you ever did see. I used this basic dress pattern I found on Etsy with several yoke variations all on the same skirt. It even included basic embroidery stitches, so you can really add all the details.…

Holy Yokes! Vintage Dress Pattern – Two ways! – Pt. 1 of 2

Holy Yokes! Vintage Dress Pattern – Two ways! – Pt. 1 of 2

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By Arleen Holy yokes! Here it is. The new (old!) wardrobe staple for your favorite little miss! Some years back I came across this pattern and added it to my Birch Sewing list. We always need to sew up samples, so it’s wise to keep an arsenal of utterly adorable…

Vintage Simplicity 4703 – Embroidered Western Shirt

Vintage Simplicity 4703 – Embroidered Western Shirt

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By Arleen I have been hunting for a good western shirt pattern for some time. Finally, Etsy has brought me some good fortune and I found a gem! My honky tonkin’ honey has been begging me to sew him a western shirt that he can wear for gigs, and this…

Vintage Christmas Crafting Ideas

Vintage Christmas Crafting Ideas

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by Andrea Now that it is December, I am thinking Christmas – and thinking Christmas usually gets me thinking crafts.  Need some vintage crafting inspiration?  Here’s some great items from Etsy!   Vintage 1960s McCalls 8401 Vintage Christmas Crafts and Trims Pattern UNCUT** This pattern is perfect for those mid-century…

Vintage Sewing Shopping Roundup – Kitchen Edition

Vintage Sewing Shopping Roundup – Kitchen Edition

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By Andrea Fun kitchen accents are a great way to spruce things up or change up the look of your kitchen for the seasons.  Here’s some great patterns from Etsy and eBay for some inspiration! First up this 1970 McCalls pattern: This pattern would be so adorable to add a…

Vintage eBay Crafting Roundup

Vintage eBay Crafting Roundup

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by Andrea This week, I am bringing you something a little different – not just sewing, this time it’s fantastic vintage craft kits from eBay!  Let’s have a look. First up, we have this National Handcraft Society Fad of The Month Craft Vera Voo-Doo Kit   It’s a little too…

Vintage Crafting eBay Roundup!

Vintage Crafting eBay Roundup!

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by Andrea I am branching out a bit this week and gettin’ crafty!  Here’s my fantastic sewing and crafting eBay finds. First up, we have this Mediterranean Cross Stitch Booklet   These patterns would stitch up into fantastic pillows, wall hangings and more!  Very 60s! Next, we have this gorgeous…

This IS Your Granny’s Crafting! Road Trip Crewel Edition

This IS Your Granny’s Crafting!  Road Trip Crewel Edition

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We’re about to embark on a lengthy road trip, which means plenty of long hours on the road in which to be crafty! But what to work on? When in doubt, I say crewel! I’ve had this kit for awhile and have been itching to get started on it. Aren’t…

This IS Your Granny’s Crafting! Knit and Stitch Edition

This IS Your Granny’s Crafting!  Knit and Stitch Edition

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By Betty Crafter We’re cleaning out the garage here at Casa Crafter and that means getting sidetracked by the GOBS of vintage craft magazines I have stashed away. Most recently I started flipping through Women’s Day Knit and Stitch magazine and actually found several things that are right up my…

Retro Stitching With A Twist

Retro Stitching With A Twist

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By Andrea I haven’t had a sewing post for y’all for awhile, as I’ve been busy with non-retro sewing projects. However, I have been doing some embroidery lately (I need to have something to do when I am sitting in front of the TV!) and there’s a couple of online…

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