Fabulous Finds

Fabulous Finds – I Didn’t Buy (Dress Edition)

Has it really been since December that I published a Fabulous Finds for you all? I need to step up my thrifting game, it appears. For those of you who don’t know, Fabulous Finds – I Didn’t Buy consists of wonderful pieces that I found in my thrifting journeys that for one reason or another… Continue reading Fabulous Finds – I Didn’t Buy (Dress Edition)

outfits

Double Collars for Spring – Fifties Details

It’s now officially spring in the northern hemisphere! Right on cue, my tastes tend to turn more fifties full skirts and extravagance when the weather warms up. (Though, this is very characteristic of the forties, too. Peasant tops and dirndl skirts were quite popular in the summer for the forties.)   Unfortunately, some on my… Continue reading Double Collars for Spring – Fifties Details

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Adventures in Thrifting: The Last Days of Winter

The whole of the winter season this year has been pretty strange for us here in St. Louis. We had some really mild weather, and then one weekend where it was colder than the whole winter and snowed more in two days than we got this entire winter. And then Monday, we had a high… Continue reading Adventures in Thrifting: The Last Days of Winter

favorites · Roundup

4 Vintage Gals I’m Subscribed to on Youtube

It has been so overcast and gloomy this past week because of the huge storm system that’s literally sweeping the nation. Snow is the new black, didn’t you know? It was literally 78 degrees outside last Thursday, and then over the weekend, we got more snow than we’ve seen all winter. This meant that all… Continue reading 4 Vintage Gals I’m Subscribed to on Youtube

sewing

What’s on My Sewing Table: A Busy Quilt

I haven’t been doing much garment sewing lately (aside from the odd mend) because I’ve been hard at work on this busy quilt! As you may know, I spend some of my free time making quilts for my local hospice group. Many of them turn out to be very patriotic because they are given to… Continue reading What’s on My Sewing Table: A Busy Quilt

outfits

A 40s Winter Office Look – A New Twist on an Old Favorite

So, as you may not know, I work in an office most days. While I can get away with some fun pieces on the weekends, I tend to dress pretty conservatively for work. Usually this means a combination of a button down blouse and a skirt, which is my go to look for work. (This… Continue reading A 40s Winter Office Look – A New Twist on an Old Favorite