Archive for February, 2012

Welcome Miss Nora

Coming to my place soon:

Nora the Deco Mannequin


She will look just tickety boo wearing my vintage repro hats!

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Making vintage style hats has sent me on a search for some of the real thing. Thanks to Poppycock Vintage Hats I now have some gorgeous cheapies… nothing over $20!

Vintage 60s velvet


40s - 60s wool


70s straw bowler


70s raffia contrast hat


I could have bought the lot, but money is tight. Of course if anyone wants to buy me a present…

I found some pretty vintage trims at the local Vinnies so I’ll be making more hats over the next few days and I promise photos and a giveaway!

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Hello everyone

Just took some shots of me wearing my favourite Erstwilder brooch so I thought I’d put one on here.

Looking like the 60s


Maybe I should do a “what I wore” thing like other bloggers do. The only issue I have is that they are all gorgeous for example the stunning lass from Skunkboy or Vixen Vintage. I can do lots of shots of my shoes… I have nice shoes.

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Hats for ladies post One

Recently I have been sewing vintage hats (from very old patterns) as a new addition to a new store I will be setting up on Etsy. Some of my hats have also gone to Gingerlily Vintage Wares in Alstonville.

Here are a few samples:

1930s Sweet Pea Hat


1930s Sweet Pea Hat view 2


1920s beret


1920s beret view 2


1930s slouch hat


1930s slouch hat view 2


1930s slouch hat view 3


I have also made 1920s cloches and berets but they are in store at the moment. I’ll make some more up tonight and post the results.

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