Little Fashionista

Good morning, I’ve been perusing old photos and wouldn’t you know I’ve been rocking the #pussybowblouse since I was a little fashionista. This vintage photo is of me with my great grandmother and her sisters during my 7th birthday celebration. I was really pumped about celebrating my birthday with my close family and as youContinue reading “Little Fashionista”

Everything old is new again

Good evening lovelies, I’ve missed chatting with you the last few days. This Sewist has been hard at work the last several days. Finishing up bow blouse samples✂️👗  and sorting through my vintage pattern stock.  I can’t wait to get started with some of these creations. It’s amazing to see how everything old is newContinue reading “Everything old is new again”

My Family…..A legacy continued

Good morning Sewists, Frugalistas and Vintage Lovers😘 I’d like to share with you a bit of my family history. My great grandmother, who I affectionately called Miss Moss, pictured on the far left was the eldest of 13 children. Miss Moss made all the dresses for her sisters pictured above. Her couture dressmaking skills wereContinue reading “My Family…..A legacy continued”

Edited4Goodwill – Spring Trunk Show #blog4good

One of my favorite Goodwill events took place last week. Edited 4 Goodwill Spring Trunk Show. This years event took place the week before Goodwill Industries Week which is an annual celebration of Goodwill Greater Washington’s mission to provide free job training and employment services to people with disabilities and disadvantages. The theme this yearContinue reading “Edited4Goodwill – Spring Trunk Show #blog4good”

Reposting from Goodwill Fashionista: Fashion Forward: No lace, please

I love this post from Lisa the Goodwill Fashionista and wanted to share with you. As you know I’m all about refashioning vintage and looking beyond a piece that at first appears to have no potential. The jacket Lisa refashioned is uber cute and the removal of the lace really made it hit its mark.Continue reading “Reposting from Goodwill Fashionista: Fashion Forward: No lace, please”

Fun Times at Modern Vintage: Shop and Social

Wednesday night was a fun time at Nana’s where Lisa from Quarterlife 202 hosted Modern Vintage: Shop & Social. Lisa has some great vintage items and I love just looking through the shoes, skirts and dresses.  She assembled some great combinations on the mannequins and shoppers came by to socialize and browse through the vintage clothing. I had the pleasureContinue reading “Fun Times at Modern Vintage: Shop and Social”

Re-Blogging: Refashioning and Restyling Workshop Part ll

The count down is here. Only 24 more days until 2012. Sew Frugal and Fashionable has some great things planned for refashioning and restyling your wardrobe. We will take 365 days and redo at least 12 outfits. That’s right full outfits. That’s next years challenge. And we will continue to stay away from department andContinue reading “Re-Blogging: Refashioning and Restyling Workshop Part ll”

A couple of recent vintage purchases….

So lately I’ve gone bananas over cute vintage clothing. Not sure if it was my visits to a few vintage shops during my May tour or what. I’ve found some really creative ways to build vintage pieces into my wardrobe.  For example I’ve found some beautiful vintage butterfly pins to wear on my business suits. They alwaysContinue reading “A couple of recent vintage purchases….”