Category: Retro (1920s to 1960s)

Retro Slytherin

Two years ago, I turned 40. At the time, I wanted to take a quick trip to Universal Studios to see Harry Potter world. It just wasn’t in the cards at the time. This year, I finally get to add a trip to Universal to the tail end of my Costume College trip. I’m super …

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The Blue Challenge

The Challenge: Blue Color Challenge Fabric: Printed rayon, cotton Pattern: Decades of Style Kitchenette Pajamas Year: 1930’s Notions: seam binding How historically accurate is it? The pattern is based on a vintage pattern.  I did not chose my fabrics with accuracy in mind, as I don’t intend to wear these to a specific event, but rather to over night events …

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Keeping the Momentum

The kids are down for their nap, but I don’t have a pattern yet for my next big project.  So, what do I do?  Start a different project. I’d been a little at a loss for the next Historical Sew Monthly challenge–Blue.  Of course, I love blue, but the next really big project needs to …

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