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Weldons Home Dressmaking Magazine No. 693

I have finally gotten around to scanning in the last of my Weldons Dressmaking magazines. I left this one until last because it was ripped almost across the whole thing and it took me a while to make it look decent in Photoshop (which isn’t my forte) But anyway I think it was worth the…

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Bestway nightwear catalogue

Last month I shared a scanned in version of Weldons home dressmaking magazine, this month I’ve spent a bit of time scanning in a Bestway Fashions no. 244 underwear, nightwear and pyjamas magazine. It was in quite a state and my Photoshop skills are not the best but I think I’ve managed to make it…

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Vintage Justin cowboy boots

If you follow me on Instagram you will have probably seen these already, I shared a few photos when I originally bought them but I love them so much I’m going to share some more! I fell in love with these boots when I was looking for a pair of western style boots. I love…

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The Trials And Tribulations Of Wearing Vintage

I had this lovely little red and white gingham vintage cotton blouse. As with most of my vintage finds I remember buying it. I can still see the shop in my minds eye, we were driving through a small town in Texas and pulled over to have a look in a little vintage/thrift shop. I…

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Vintage Fashion Illustration Haul Continued

About three months ago I posted  four of these sketches with the promise that more would follow but they didn’t. Better late than never, here they are. If you follow me on Facebook you’ll have seen them already but I like to keep my promises so I’m posting them here too, hope you enjoy them….

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Vintage Fashion Illustration Haul

A few weeks back we popped over to East London for a Sunday morning car boot sale. I do love a car boot but have to be in the right frame of mind to really have a dig around. I only came away with one purchase but one I’m really happy with, a set of…