Posts tagged ‘thrift stores’

What To Do With Vintage Polyester?

If you existed in the Sixties or Seventies, you wore polyester. Perhaps a stifling turtleneck, or plaid bell bottoms, or kid leisure suit, or Garanimals dress-up outfit that coordinated with your brother’s Garanimals dress-up outfit. The double-knit variety is especially unbreathable, and the years give it a greasy patina. OK, not really, but in my [...]

Estate Sale Finds

It’s been a while since I’ve found any good vintage fabric at thrift stores or garage sales, but I got lucky at an estate sale today. Did you know the Vintage Fabric group on Flickr recently passed the 500 members mark, and now has over 2000 photos? That just blows me away. Note: A version [...]