Sweaters in July, you ask? But of course! Here in the U.S., we’re feeling those hot summer days, but nights are another matter! If you’re like me and live in a seaside town, early evenings turn chilly fast as that fog rolls in, and it stays gray and chilly ’til late morning the next day.… Continue reading A cozy sweater day at afterglow vintage
Peacock Drapery Print afterglow vintage Fabric Shop: The best place to find vintage fabrics and hard-to-find specialty fabrics by the yard! Now over 100 choices and more added every week! Vintage drapery fabrics, print cottons, quilting fabrics, Hawaiian prints, barkcloth, jerseys and other knits, 1960’s – 1980’s tee shirt fabrics, and so much more…. Not to… Continue reading afterglow vintage fabric shop at Etsy:
Yes, I’m still hooked on pickling things. This time, I’ve pickled cabbage, Korean-style. I started with a brine, less salty than usual because I added lots of fish sauce, which is very, very salty. I also used oodles of pepper flakes, garlic cloves (cut in quarters), fresh ginger slices, a little simple syrup (dissolved sugar),… Continue reading Homemade Kimchi
Bird watcher’s cardigan at afterglow vintage Hello! So today I’ll be listing some fabulous cardigans, perfect for beach season! After a long day in and out of the cold waves, sunkissed, with the early evening breeze turning into a chilly wind, nothing’s better than snuggling into a cozy cardigan as you light up the fire… Continue reading Awesome cardigan day at afterglow vintage
Blind Pig Brewing Company Pub Glass I just bought this pub glass the other day at Urban Ore, and while I recognized the name ‘Blind Pig’ as an IPA that Russian River Brewing Company makes, I wondered why it said it’s from Temecula. I showed the glass to my sister’s boyfriend, who is a beer… Continue reading Swig a Pig!
Vintage Black Lace Dress, made in Belgium, afterglow vintage, Etsy I’ve created a new Pinterest Board: vintage clothing for curvy, plus size women, featuring pieces featured in my own Etsy shop as well as other online vintage clothing shops. Curvy women are generally under-served, I believe, by the American fashion community; this is my own… Continue reading New Pinterest Board: Vintage for the Voluptuous!
Homemade Beet Pickles So I promised you about a week and a half ago that I would get back to you on that batch of fresh dill pickles, to tell you how they turned out. Well, right about the time they were ready four days later, I came down with a nasty chest cold, and… Continue reading Pickled Beets
Vintage cotton flower and fruit print fabric at AC Fabric Shop This is my new favorite fabric in my vintage fabric shop right now! Stunningly beautiful flower and fruit bough print in sage green, coral, teal, peach, and brown on a peachy shade of cream. I can’t tell its exact vintage, but I think it’s quite… Continue reading Stunningly beautiful flower and fruit bough vintage / antique cotton print
Fantastic 1963 Vogar Fabrics dancers and drummers print My new favorite fabric in my collection right now!44″ tall / wide2 yards 11″ longFantastic 1960’s dancer and drummer border print fabric in green, brown, yellow, orange, and black on whiteThe selvage reads: ‘Vogar Fabrics Div. of Carolina Cottons Inc. c. 1963There are a few areas on the… Continue reading Fantastic 1963 Vogar Fabrics print, featuring dancers and drummer with scarves and feathered hats
Gunne Sax by Jessica McClintock Toile and LaceWedding Dress at afterglow vintage Gunne Sax by Jessica McClintock toile and lace wedding dress, midcentury red plaid fuzzy blanket, 1980’s Gitano striped sweater with peekaboo sleeves, bright striped rugby shirt, paint splatter beach shorts, Hawaiian trapeze print dress, beautiful vintage fabrics, and so much more…just photographed today… Continue reading Oodles of new pieces coming soon to afterglow vintage