Holiday Loungewear: Flapper Style!
This year has got me rethinking my holiday outfits… All the time at home has made me value comfiness, warmth, and cuteness! If I can get at least two of those features in an outfit, then it is a win! That got me thinking- why […]
Costume or Clothing? Sewing a 1920s Kimono-Style Coat
October means it’s costume season, AND the holidays are coming! Obviously, this is the perfect time to show your vintage flare! But have you ever put together the perfect retro outfit, only to discover that the weather didn’t agree with your fashion choice? With temperatures […]
Costume or Clothing? 1920s
October is here! This means, of course, that it’s Costume Season! 🙂 However, we all know that the holidays this year have all been a little wonky. How can we show off our costumes during times of modified celebrations? My answer is to create “costumes” […]
DIY 1920s Dress (and NEW Youtube Channel!)
Have you heard the big news? We are finally starting our own YouTube channel for Partners in Craft!!! Just like on the blog, we will use the YouTube channel to demonstrate our favorite DIY crafts, refashions, sewing projects, and more! Our first video was actually […]
Shelter-in-Place Sewing: 1920s Loungewear!
Anyone else been tempted by those loungewear adds popping up everywhere? The past weeks have definitely been THE time to wear one’s lounge-ables! While I am still eying a few pairs of joggers, the adds got me thinking. My first thought was “I should make […]
Have you heard? It’s almost the 20s!
I couldn’t be more excited about the fashion implications of our new decade! I’m already digging out my cloche hats and planning 1920s-inspired outfits! What better way to ring in the new year but with some flapper flair? Start with a vintage coat (this one […]
Vintage Hat Patterns: 1920’s
Although the last to be featured in our series, hat patterns from the 1920’s were the first to spark my millinery curiosity! A quick search of Pinterest revealed many free patterns with accompanying dimensions and sketches of hat styles. The projects appeared to be quite […]
1920’s Dress from a Polo Shirt
I *love* re-fashioning thrift store staples into unique, historically-inspired outfits! Oversized polo shirts are ideal for such projects, since they are easy to find and are practically dresses already! With the addition of some coordinating fabric and elbow grease, my polo shirt will become a […]
Vintage a la Thrift Store- 1920’s
Sometimes a vintage-inspired outfit seems to appear out of nowhere. Take this blue dress for example. I discovered it on a cram-jammed thrift store wrack. Although obviously from the 1980’s, the dress’s drop waist style (with bow!) was a perfect tribute to the 1920’s. The […]