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Let’s Celebrate National Embroidery Month!

Let’s Celebrate National Embroidery Month!

February is National Embroidery Month, so let's celebrate with a little vintage inspiration! Today I’d like to tell you about my book Folk Art Motifs and how it came to be and share a little bit of the beauty behind its creation. One of my favorite places to shop for...

Mother-of-Pearl Button Jewelry MAKES

Mother-of-Pearl Button Jewelry MAKES

https://youtu.be/Jlu2iWhFH4U Watch to see FREE printables in our Image Library for Mother's Day gifts and cards! My goal is to share hidden gems from the past that will inspire your creativity today! This video shares ideas for DIY button jewelry and printable...

A Vintage Christmas – Spool Ornaments

A Vintage Christmas – Spool Ornaments

Spool crafts are not a new thing, but they're the very essence of Vintage Made Modern. They're just as much fun to craft with today as they were a hundred years ago! The best thing about them is that they're at the heart of being a maker - using what we have on...

Vintage Made Modern – Fabriflair!

Vintage Made Modern – Fabriflair!

Fabriflair™ is a new brand I created for Indygo Junction. It falls into my focus of products that are "Vintage Made Modern”. Here a little bit of the story behind the brand. This is the inspiration that started the process- a vintage star made with feed...

Vintage Made Modern: Scrappy The Clown

Vintage Made Modern: Scrappy The Clown

Yo-Yo sewing projects are a favorite vintage find of mine. I love seeing the inspiring combination of fabrics, which were likely made from the scrap bin and can be a great snapshot of vintage fabrics. One of my favorite yo-yo patterns that we updated is Scrappy the...

Vintage Made Modern: Dapper Dan

Vintage Made Modern: Dapper Dan

Did you (or your parents) keep any of your toys from when you were little? Most everyone has one or two special items that they just can't part with. One of my favorite childhood toys was Dapper Dan. He was a good friend to me when I was young and to my kids when they...

Vintage Made Modern: Timeless Toys

Vintage Made Modern: Timeless Toys

There is something special about creating a stuffed toy. You make something with a distinct personality that will enrich someone’s life.  Also, making a stuffed toy requires different sewing skills than we normally use while sewing a quilt or garment. This makes...

Vintage Image Ideas: Decoupaged Clip Board

Vintage Image Ideas: Decoupaged Clip Board

Do you love our vintage images, but are unsure what to do with them? Well, here is an idea for you! Add some pizzazz to your office supply by decoupaging your brown, boring clipboard. For this project we used pages from The Language of Fashion Dictionary eBook. The...

Mother’s Day Apron Story

Mother’s Day Apron Story

Did you know that this is the 100th anniversary of Mother's Day? I recently read a great article detailing how Anna Jarvis made it her life's mission to make it a national holiday, and how she then spent the rest of her life fighting against the commercialization of...

Vintage Notions Book Club: Gratitude

Vintage Notions Book Club: Gratitude

  The month of November heralds the beginning of the Holiday Season. For most of us, this is a whirlwind of decorating, planning, gift purchasing, child entertaining and eating. It is both exhilarating and exhausting! It is a time of making memories and...

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