New Blue Sweaters

2 12 2009

1960s Tiny Knit Static Sweater

Wonderful Cocoon Sweater to Wrap Up in

Gorgeous 1960s Blue Cape

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Now off to clean up before any residents knock on my door and see my crazy bangs doing an alfalfa!

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The Value of a Vintage Sweater

13 11 2009

Ah, the Art of the Sweater. In my opinion, one can never and I mean NEVER have enough Vintage Sweaters. They add a unique touch to what you are wearing no matter what the season it is. The same sweater can take you from a lovely layered look in winter to thrown over a swimsuit in summer. Plus when complimented who doesn’t love to respond “Thanks. It’s Vintage.” Or maybe that’s just me…

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Take the time to browse MY SHOP for new sweaters to fill your wardrobe.





1950s Vintage Knit Blouse Pattern

10 04 2009

 I have a strong belief that any women who is tedious and patient enough to knit or crochet or whatever deserves my vintage knitting pattern books more then I do. But I like the pictures, so I will probably never sell them. Instead I will be posting them here!

This is from a 1950 Minerva Fashions in Hand Knit book.

 

 

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Another Day, Another Cooking Injury

20 11 2008

Within the last 7 days I have burned myself twice while cooking. Sucks. Good thing I have the ultimate natural cure for unbearable 2nd degree burns- Honey. Yes… Honey. It does not work for a few hours, but once it does work the burn actually causes no pain anymore, heals nicely and does not get infected. I am no Dr but to me that’s a fantastic quick fix. This one was difficult to place gauze and waterproof tape over because it is a long blistered line across my entire hand, but I made it work. Good thing is I won’t have to do dishes for a week or so!

New Vintage

Each title and photo will take you to this listing

Vintage Ambercrombie & Fitch Playsuit

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1970s Wool & Mohair Sweater

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More info on Honey for burns can be found HERE





Granny Grunge

7 11 2008

Woohoo!!! I am up and posting again. I was super tired all week and my hubby just finished painting the newest “MODEL” to join our team. I haven’t come up with her super-model name as of yet… but I’m working on it.

On to todays topic “Granny- Chic” AKA “Faux-Granny” I sometimes don’t realize that always shopping in thrift stores and garage sales really impacts my fashion choices. I loose what is currently in fashion this month and just find things I love. Lately my hunny has been wrinkling his nose at my clothing choices saying “You look like a granny” to which I respond- I am 27, 5’10” and sknny. I couldn’t look like a grandma if I tried (without the help of make up of course)… oops. Rabbit Trail! So, When I was at Borders last weekend and say these cute crocheted mats on the headrest of the seats in the car next to us I thought “How Chic!!” Then I thought, those are totally granny. HmMMm. Hubby was right. I dress like a granny sometimes. But is there anything wrong with that? I think not! Granny’s rock! They have good smelling houses, tend gardens and wear really comfortable shoes. Maybe it’s time we start revering our elders again and one way is to copy their style

Here’s a Few Lady “Granny” Grunge Pieces new to my shop!

Purple Granny Cardigan- Size Medium

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Vintage Granny Oatmeal Coat Size LArge

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