Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Life lately...

Left: A 1920s embroidered silk jacket. Right: Two 1950s western circle skirts.

Top and bottom: Making and canning homemade spaghetti sauce.

Top: Repairing the hooks and eye on a Victorian mourning bodice. Bottom: Replacing the bullion embroidery on a 1930s bolero jacket.

Top: Thrifting! Bottom: Vintage Halloween decorations at an antiques store. I didn't buy them, but in retrospect, I wish I had.

Left: An Edwardian era lace dress. Right: A close up detail of the fabric of a kimono.

Top: Sewing Halloween costumes for friends and family. Since I have sewing skills, I get recruited to do this every year. Bottom: A 1930s floral dress blowing in the wind on the clothes line.

Left: The waistband detail of a 1960s lace dress. Right: A stack of vintage Halloween costumes headed to the store.

Top and bottom: Selecting coats to be listed in the store this winter. Top is a 1970s shearling coat and bottom is a 1950s wool coat with mink collar.

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