Friday, June 27, 2008

Vintage Fashion Guild **FEATURED MEMBERS OF THE WEEK!**

Please help me in congratulating our Vintage Fashion Guild Featured Members for the week of June 25, 2008...
Sarah of Sarah's Vintage Fashions
Sarah's Vintage Fashions

Sarah is from is from North Central California. She has been a Sixth Grade Public School Teacher for the past 27 years. About 12 years ago she became fascinated with vintage fashions. This fascination became a passion and she now has in her collection thousands of vintage clothing items from the 20s through the 60s.
In her spare time (when..I don't know), she sells on eBay under SarahsVintage and she hopes to have a website up and running soon.
Here is an item she is offering this week - a 1950’s Sky Blue Chantilly Lace Over Slipper Satin Dinner Dress and in a size Large, too!
50s Chantilly Lace Slipper Satin Dress at sarahsvintage

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Next is Kim from Serene Jane and thegirlcanthelpit.co.uk
Serene Jane

Kim is a UK VFG member. She says..."..My love of vintage (and Elvis) began many years ago when as a young girl I dressed in my Mum's old crinolines and pretended to be a bride. By my teens I insisted on making my school uniforms to old 50's patterns and was pretty much seen as " a little odd"! This did not worry my at all as I just adored the era and let's face it, as this was the time of Punk and New Romantics, I was actually pretty normal! I adore the glamour of the great Hollywood years of the 1940's through to the early 1960's."
In 2007 she opened a shop space with a friend who restores furniture and she started her website, thegirlcanthelpit.co.uk.
She also sells on ebay and here is an item from her store...
Look at this 50s Cotton Cutwork Summer Dress...(click to view)

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And last but certainly not least is...
Gayle of of Sewing Machine Girl's Salon
Sewing Machine Girl's Salon on eBay

Gayle is one of our VFG members from Australia and is active on our forums. She tells us that..."...historical and vintage clothing is my passion!. I work as a Theatre costumier, in Queensland,Australia, and have done so for many years,so pretty well my whole life is spent either making, sourcing, collecting or researching costumes and vintage clothing. My specialty areas are Vintage Lingerie,Stockings, Gloves and Vintage shoes, especially items that have never been worn and are still in the original packaging .I also collect Vintage Children's wear, Men's Ties and Menswear,including Mens underwear and accessories.My favourite items are from the 1930's through to the 1950's, but I also sell unique pieces right thru to the 1970's."
Check out this 50s Circle Stitched Bullet Bra at Gayle's store on eBay..WOWZA...
50s Circle Stitch Bullet Bra

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**VFG Featured Members are highlighted on our homepage , the VFG Blog , VFG myspace and Squidoo , together with a forum newsletter.
We hope you will stop by this thread and say hello and congratulate this week's Featured Members.
Cheers from your VFG Site Committee members...Pinky-A-GoGo, pastperfect2, denisebrain, fuzzylizzie, hatfeathers and vintageclothesline. Also our VFG Blog Chairman, dorotheascloset and myspace Chairman, ikonicvintage.

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