1940s · Commission · Finished! · Modern Sewing · Pattern · Vintage

The Starella Sisters Make Their Debut

Readers, I’m super excited to share with you my latest commissioned project – pin-up girl dance costumes! You see, two of my vintage model friends, Sanjna and Pearl, recently formed a vintage dance duo, The Starella Sisters (which is a combination of their last names). They had their debut performance this past weekend at the… Continue reading The Starella Sisters Make Their Debut

1940s · Vintage · Vintage Saturday

Vintage Saturday: Church of Sinatra and Victory Rolls

Welcome to the weekend, readers! I had a pretty relaxing day of sewing, napping, and catching up on cleaning before heading over to Julie’s yesterday evening for February’s Church of Sinatra. With Valentine’s Day being this month, I decided to wear a 40s dress I just got that’s accessorized with a cute pink flower (and, yes,… Continue reading Vintage Saturday: Church of Sinatra and Victory Rolls

1940s · Hair · Vintage · Vintage Modeling

Vintage Hairstyling Workshop!

Last night, I had the distinct pleasure of attending a vintage hairstyle workshop taught the lovely Kristen Behlings and hosted at AlexSandra’s Vintage Emporium in Portland. It was definitely worth the 2-hour drive from Western Washington, as Kristen really knows her stuff and just looks like she walked out of the 40s, I’m totally mesmerized by… Continue reading Vintage Hairstyling Workshop!