Sewing Pattern Review: Simplicity X Lisette 1419 but Make it Halloween

Earlier in the year, I tested out a sewing pattern that produced one of my favourite dresses which I'm embarrassed to say I wear almost weekly. The pattern in question is Simplicity X Lisette 1419 and it contains two dresses with different collar and sleeve options as well as a jacket; on my first attempt, … Continue reading Sewing Pattern Review: Simplicity X Lisette 1419 but Make it Halloween

Vintage Black Pinup and Performers You Should Know

February is Black History Month and on the blog every Wednesday we have been celebrating iconic African American figures. This week, I am excited to share with you some amazing vintage African American pinup models and burlesque performers from days gone by. When people think 'pinup' or 'burlesque', they often envision people like Bettie Page … Continue reading Vintage Black Pinup and Performers You Should Know