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How I wish I Could Knit. Make Your Own Vintage Fashions From the 1930s and 40s


I have a collection of vintage knitting and crochet pattern books from the 1930s and 40s showing fabulous fashions and accessories to hand make. Wonderful 30s vintage dresses, coats, suits, sweaters and more to knit yourself. There are also unique … Continue reading

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Vintage 1937 advertisement. It made me smile. B-ettes


I found this old vintage advertisment in a 1937 magazine and it made me chuckle. This is an ad for a feminine product that was rather advanced in the 30s, but the name of the product is a take on my shop … Continue reading

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More From My Favorite Vintage Era. The Fabulous Forties 1940s


I have been slowing letting go of some of my favorite vintage accessories from the 1940s. The Forties is my all time favorite era for clothing, hats, shoes and more. Here are a few vintage 40s hats that I am … Continue reading

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Hands Up! For Vintage Gloves.


The day of wearing vintage gloves for formal and everyday occasions is not over. You can still find wonderful leather or fabric gloves in bright colors, whites or neutrals. And at affordable prices. Not only are vintage gloves in style they help … Continue reading

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Those Crazy Vintage 1960s Hats. Make Your Own With A Vintage Pattern Book.


If you are lucky enough to know how to knit or crochet you can make these crazy funky vintage 60s hats from 1962 using this vintage Coats and Clarks pattern book. Bubble hats, turbans and even sequined sparkling vintage hats … Continue reading

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Hang on to your hat. Vintage hats, that is.


It is fall and where I live it is getting to be cooler and much more windier. So why wear a run of the mill mass produced hat from the mall when you can don a unique one of a … Continue reading

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Fabulous Forties Vintage Fashions. Always a Favorite and in Style


My passion is the 1940s era. The vintage fashions, clothing,  accessories, movies and of course the music! Those fabulous forties fashions. Oh my. The vintage forties 1940s fashions never go out of style in my mind. Nothing is more flattering … Continue reading

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A 1934 35 Vintage Fashion Catalog from Lane Bryant For Larger Sizes


I just unearthed this wonderful vintage catalog of plus size vintage fashions from Lane Bryant, the leading distributor of larger size clothing and accessories from the deco 1930s. The Style Book of Slenderizing Fashions. Fabulous deco early 1934 and 1935 … Continue reading

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Vintage 1960s and 70 handbags from a purse collectors estate.


A few years ago I was lucky enough to be called upon to “clean out” a handbag collectors home. The previous owner obviously was in love with quality handbags and pocketbooks. I found closet after closet of beautiful 1960s and … Continue reading

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The different shapes and styles of vintage 1960s dresses. From teenagers to cocktails.


                              The early vintage 1960s had many varied styles and shapes of vintage dresses the ranged from the figure hugging to the more full skirted look . Whether they were an elegant cocktail dress or a more casual fun full … Continue reading

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