Hello everyone! Long time no post, huh? I had this awful plaque of a cold all week, teamed up with pink eye running through the house and remnants of last week's discovery of my mango allergy so I've been basically useless all week. Thankfully, I went to bed super early, woke up revived and am ready to clean this house, blog and work on projects again.

I've also been working on finishing our Gatsby issue of Hey Doll all week, which is turning out to be absolutely fantastic! Our magazine host, Glossi added a bunch of new features recently and I've been figuring out how to work all of them. I'm so pleased with this issue and although it'll be a week later than promised, I think it will be well worth the wait!


This issue, we have some knitting patterns from my 20's magazines and  I added an excerpt from one of my 1920s books, Parties that Are Different, which you can read and download for free, here. 
I have one more article and the contents pages to add to this issue and then it will be ready to publish. Keep your eyes out for it here in a day or two! 

 Anyway, last weekend I bought a really awesome Canon printer/scanner combo thing from an estate sale for $10! My old scanner was nearing death for a long time so I'm really happy to finally be able to share all of  my gorgeous vintage books and magazines with you guys! I have a huge tote full of old magazines to scan so I hope to pick a few to do each week.

Working on the e-zine has me still Gatsby mood so I wanted to share some scans from The Modern Priscilla that I posted about a few weeks ago. Today, we have some beautiful instructions on using bias tape as applique on different accessories and home linens. This is a great way to jazz up a boring dress or blouse, make unique gifts for friends and family and use up those funny little scraps of bias tape.

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