Posts Tagged: Vintage

Twiggy Eyes 1968

Yardley of London had most of us American girls in thrall in the late ’60s.  Of course we all wanted to look like Twiggy or Jean Shrimpton, you know, mod British models who just happened to be impossibly gorgeous.  Not the reality of pimples and gawkiness that most of us faced (OK, maybe it was… Read more »

Refresh…Add Zest With Coca-Cola 1950

I drink the occasional Coca-Cola; like maybe once a month.  The mega-sizing of it, plus the addition of High Fructose Corn Syrup really leaves me pretty cold these days.  But I do enjoy the old Coca-Cola advertising, with its great artwork and general appeal, like this ad from the July, 1950 issue of Family Circle… Read more »

Popping Tags With Macklemore

I’ll admit I’m officially obsessed with Macklemore and Ryan Lewis; local Seattle boys made good.  Their hit song ‘Thrift Shop” practically sent me over the edge!  Even though I’m old enough to be their mother, I feel a strong solidarity with their frugal ways and thrift shopping adventures.  Seeing Ben Haggerty (Macklemore) making an entrance… Read more »

Classic Vintage 50s Cardigan Sweater Knitting Pattern

Here’s another fab vintage 1954 knitting pattern!  This is a classically chic cardigan, with deep V-neckline and 4 button closure.  Very fun, and always in style. 🙂 Directions are for size 12 (bust 34″).  Changes for sizes 14 (bust 36″) and 16 (bust 38″) are in parentheses. Download Pattern Here. ~Marilyn Huttunen