Building a vintage wardrobe part 2: Vintage keywords

To find what you are looking for you need to know what it is or what its called. So I decided to make this easy keyword post. This will help you know what words you can use when you search for clothes. This is not all fabrics, necklines and words there is. But this is … Continue reading Building a vintage wardrobe part 2: Vintage keywords

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The direction of this blog

Hi all you wonderful people, Today while I have been having a massive migraine I have done some thinking. I know, thinking is bad with migraines but I'm a thinker. Can't help it. And my blog been doing rather good lately, mostly thanks to all the support from you wonderful people. So I decided to … Continue reading The direction of this blog

Tomorrows sewing project!

Some of you might remember my other sewing projects, Vintage patterns I will try this autumn, still to this day I haven't found a perfect fabric for these patterns. I want to say I'm rather picky when it comes to fabric and clothes. I know that if I don't think it will be perfect fabric for … Continue reading Tomorrows sewing project!

14 days and 14 love letters

Letters that you write to someone sure is something special. Now days its so easy to write a text and just hit send. Writing a letter from scratch, by hand, feels so raw and full of emotions. Just because of this reason I decided I would write 14 letters to Vince. Why may have our … Continue reading 14 days and 14 love letters

Build a vintage wardrobe Step 1: Who are you?

I have gotten the question on how to create or start building a vintage or retro wardrobe. So I thought it would be a good idea in making a blog series on what I have learned during my researches. Sometimes learning from your mistakes is a good thing. But I would say that buying the … Continue reading Build a vintage wardrobe Step 1: Who are you?

Petticoat school – Part 2

This is the second part of the petticoat school; first one you could find here: Petticoat school – Part 1. Things you should consider when you are buying a petticoat: What is the desired “look” you are going for? Depending on your style your choice of petticoat will be different; a Lolita might want a puffy … Continue reading Petticoat school – Part 2

I’m grateful, thank you!

Recently I have seen a lot of blog posts about being grateful. The other day when I looked at my blog stats I genuinely shed a tear. I didn’t know it was going to be so emotional for me and I feel a bit silly for doing it. I tried telling people around me that … Continue reading I’m grateful, thank you!

Petticoat school – Part 1

For those who don't know what a petticoat is: In historical contexts (sixteenth to mid-nineteenth centuries), petticoat refers to any separate skirt worn with a gown, bed gown, bodice or jacket; these petticoats are not, strictly speaking, underwear, as they were made to be seen. In both historical and modern contexts, petticoat refers to skirt-like undergarments worn for warmth … Continue reading Petticoat school – Part 1