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
I hope you all enjoy this vintage inspired outfit and the phenomenal pictures taken by my cousin Heidi (if you like her style and want to see more then please check out her blog https://joyfulphotography.photo.blog/ Where you will find whole posts of awesome photos!) however, I also want to share with you all a sad … More Vintage Photos, Modern Falters
Hey friends, I am excited to be launching my first ever blog series; Tie Tie Again! This will be a bunch of fun throw-back tutorials explaining how to tie head wraps. I especially love vintage and retro head scarf styles (haha big surprise!!) so those styles will probably predominate the tutorials. These posts won’t just … More Introducing my new series; Tie Tie Again