Tag Archives: Favorite Vintage Advice

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Crossroads Embroidery: Stem Stitch

Welcome to the fifth video in the Crossroads Embroidery Series! During the remaining videos in this series, we will be learning some basic embroidery stitches and I will be sharing a FREE embroidery design with each tutorial. Last time, we learned the Back Stitch and today I’m excited to teach you the Stem Stitch. In […]

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Favorite Vintage Advice: Don’t Powder in Public

Happy Friday! Let’s share another laugh and a look back at one of my favorite findings from my vast library of vintage resources. I’ll post amusing advertisements, articles or advice, spanning the topics of domestic arts, fashion, beauty and more. This little gem comes from The Etiquette Book. It’s full of useful tips for ladies […]

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Favorite Vintage Advice: Don’t Forget Fido

Happy Friday! Let’s share another laugh and a look back at one of my favorite findings from my vast library of vintage resources. I’ll post amusing advertisements, articles or advice, spanning the topics of domestic arts, fashion, beauty and more. Here’s another tip that comes from The Etiquette Book. It’s full of useful tips for […]

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Favorite Vintage Advice: Stand Correctly

Happy Friday! Let’s share another laugh and a look back at one of my favorite findings from my vast library of vintage resources. This little gem is from the book Dressmaking Made Easy by Mary Brooks Picken. Good posture is key to presenting oneself properly. Good posture is key to presenting oneself properly. So many jobs […]

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Lose Weight with Lunch Hour Specials

Happy Friday! Let’s share another laugh and a look back at one of my favorite findings from my vast library of vintage resources. Through my research on Mary Brooks Picken, I discovered that she was instrumental in developing the “Du Barry Success Course”: a collection of printed booklets designed to help women improve themselves in […]

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Favorite Vintage Advice: The Good Hostess

Happy Friday! Let’s share another laugh and a look back at one of my favorite findings from my vast library of vintage resources. Each week, I’ll post amusing advertisements, articles or advice, spanning the topics of domestic arts, fashion, beauty and more. If it’s weird, witty or wacky, you’ll see it here. Today’s advice comes […]

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Favorite Vintage Advice: Control Your Hands

Happy Friday! Let’s share another laugh and a look back at one of my favorite findings from my vast library of vintage resources. Each week, I’ll post amusing advertisements, articles or advice, spanning the topics of domestic arts, fashion, beauty and more. If it’s weird, witty or wacky, you’ll see it here. This week’s tip […]

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