Megan’s Vintage Party

On Friday, my sister Megan hosted a vintage party at our parents’ house in Stafford. She’s held one before that I couldn’t get to, but this time I went on a trip down after school finished on Friday to have a look. Meg and my dad had been to Germany the week before on a…

Pretty Pink Dress from Woman’s Own

This time it appears to be me that inspired a dress from Woman’s Own: This is a picture from last year when my school won a big party from Vodafone. It wasn’t actually at Granada Studios, it was at some boutique hotel (the name of which escapes me now) in Manchester. Fabulous night and I…

Finding A Vintage Dress for Owl Ski…

A week tomorrow I am off to a swanky party with work. We won a Vodafone competition and our prize is an all expenses paid party and casino at a boutique hotel in Manchester. I’ve been extremely good with my diet (and have lost another stone in weight) but I’m struggling to find a dress…

An Easy Peasy Retro Skirt

Ta da! Skirt with complete outfit. Please ignore the manic grin and double chin!! So one of the things I really enjoy doing is sewing.  Actually, more than sewing itself, I enjoy looking at vintage patterns and seeing what other people have created. One of my favourite blogs to read is Sew Retro. Here, the…