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Vintage Notions – ENTER TO WIN!

Six years ago I published Vintage Notions: An Inspirational Guide to Needlework, Cooking, Sewing, Fashion and Fun. This was my attempt to rescue Mary Brooks Picken from obscurity and to reintroduce the clever sewing patterns, cooking basics, beautiful illustrations, and inspirational essays from the Women’s Institute’s newsletters with a fresh and modern voice. Vintage Notions […]

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Free Image Friday: Valentine Kimono

How great is the illustration on this vintage Valentine? I love that heart print kimono! To download this free image, be sure to click on the image first to see the full size image. Then right click (Mac: control+click) and save to your computer desktop or a folder of your choice. This process will ensure […]

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Free Image Friday: Valentine’s Day

Here is another great vintage Valentine image for you to use this holiday! To download this free image, be sure to click on the image first to see the full size image. Then right click (Mac: control+click) and save to your computer desktop or a folder of your choice. This process will ensure you get […]

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Free Image Friday: Woman in the Moon

I love vintage advertisement art – especially from the 1920s/30s. It was such an imaginative time for graphic design and this image for the Tremont Theatre is a great example of a fun, art deco-esque design. To download this free image, be sure to click on the image first to see the full size image. […]

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