Hey Friends, I love shopping at second hand stores, and while I realize they may not be for everyone, you can still find some awesome treasures hiding out! This week you can watch my thrifting adventure, the clothes we bought. And finally, at the end, some of the outfits I created with them and some … More Go Thrifting with me! #Vintageafy
Hello Freinds, You all know that I have a unusual fascination and love for vintage fashion, and I have for over a year made a some outfits and shared some of them with you!! But I haven’t ever made the big decision or commitment to make all of my clothes and thus my entire wardrobe … More Time to make my entire wardrobe vintage; #vintageafy!
I hope you all enjoy this video!!! If any of you remember the the chemise and draws spotlight, (https://girlofadifferentera.com/2020/11/02/night-disturbance-an-outfit-spotlight-of-my-newly-completed-chemise-drawers-and-cap/) and the petticoat video (https://girlofadifferentera.com/2020/11/24/making-an-1860s-petticoat/) This is the dress that I am wearing on top! So in a way it has been a long time coming! So sit back and enjoy the music (I’ve heard that … More Making a Civil War Era Work Dress; Part 1
Hey Friends, Yep, you heard right! a fun red Christmas dress, and you’ll get to see how I made it. It all started when my grandmother gave me the sales catalog from Joann fabrics! I stopped by and the sales were just awesome! Simplicity was selling some patterns for $.99 each! And most of the … More It’s a 1950’s Christmas Part 1: The dress.
Have you ever just stared at some hairstyles and asked yourself how did they get their hair to be so, so puffy?
In this post I am going to help you debunk just how you can get this same ‘wow’ affect with the ‘perfect’ faux bangs.
… More How to make a Hair Rat; The Old and The New Way!
Hey Everyone, Today I am going to go into the process on how I made my 1940s ‘working women’s blouse using Simplicity pattern 8447. So without further adou lets get started. (warning, this was an extremely harrowing process involving much frustration and feelings of failure. I am happy to say that it is complete and … More Making a ’40s button up blouse.
Join me as I we go through a few simple steps that I used to refashion a thrift store dress to a 1920’s style bathing dress and turban. … More Thrifted Refashion
Here is a little post spotlighting my 1940’s peasant blouse and skirt outfit…..so enjoy!!! … More Outfit Spotlight 1#
I made a vintage skirt following an almost 80 year old simplicity pattern. I learned a lot and always love to share it with you, join me for the process and let me know what you think!!! … More Making a 1940’s skirt
This turban has the classic shape that was popular during the 40’s, (now for a little history) During the War most of the men were out in the battle front fighting for freedom which meant they left their jobs and work in the U.S. The country still had to eat and war materials still had … More Tie Tie Again; Classic ’40s Turban Tutorial