We’ve finished the first part of our Ooh La La Pin Up Sew Along.  For those of you who haven’t heard about our sew along, Anna from a Few Threads Loose and Mrs Depew Vintage and I (Ohhh Lulu) teamed up in February to host a co-sew along.  We have just finished our interpretations of [...]


I was so inspired by this 1930′s strapless bra from the Victoria & Albert museum that I decided I needed to make something similar, but with straps. This is what I came up with. It has similar lines to the 1930′s era bra, but is less structured.  It is fully lined, but does not have [...]


My husbands grandmother passed away a couple of months ago.  Her house was a treasure trove of antiques.  My mother in law bundled up a bunch of beautiful old table runners, doilies, linens, hankies and fabric for me (I blogged about them here – I love vintage textiles), and this was in amongst all of [...]


I recently received a Singer Model 20 from my Husband’s Grandmother… I spent a little time oiling and cleaning it this afternoon and got it up and stitching again. The Singer Model 20 was a childs “toy” machine, but it does a remarkably lovely stitch.  I have experience sewing on a variety of household machines, [...]


      Does anyone else collect vintage sewing supplies along with their vintage patterns? I thought I’d share with you this wonderful old thread rack I was given, complete with dozens of wooden spooled thread, even some 100% Linen Thread.  I also recently came across a small tin Sewing Machine Accessories Box in robins [...]