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  1. Josephine

    The Women

    We're discussing it here: http://www.thefedoralounge.com/showthread.php?t=33634
  2. Josephine

    Stretching Buckram

    I have a hat (the one in my icon) that is just a bit too small for my head. I believe it is buckram, and was hoping that someone would be able to tell me how to stretch it so it will fit me huge head. I had read that millinery buckram is just impregnated with starch, so theoretically I can...
  3. Josephine

    SHIP BOOKS: Dirigibles, Californian, Lusitania, German Fleet

    I have some books about ships in days of yore for offer: The Grand Scuttle: The Sinking of the German Fleet at Scapa Flow in 1919 by Dan van der Vat, Hodder and Stoughton, 1982, Hardback. "At Scapa Flow on 21 June 1919, the German High Seas Fleet, one of the most formidable ever built and...
  4. Josephine

    SOLD: Repro Tudor Corset

    I did a search on the Lounge as realized that many of us go to Renaissance Faire/Festivals as well as Golden Era shindigs, so I thought I would let you gals know about a corset I have up on eBay that ends tomorrow around 3:00 pm EST: The corset is from Wolfstone Kilt Company, is a retired...
  5. Josephine

    BOOK: World of Cigars

    I know we have many members who are cigar aficionados and who might like this book. It's in very good shape, the DJ does have a little shelf wear. I'm asking $10.00 plus $4.50 for media mail and insurance. (stock photo)
  6. Josephine

    Rhinestone Brooches and Pins

    My stunning success with the elephant pin has gone to my head and I've decided to put these brooches and pins up for your consideration. They also came from my great grandmother's jewelry box. Each of the item is $15.00 and that includes shipping. This pin is gold tone and has light blue...
  7. Josephine

    Tie Tack/Pin: Gold Elephant Head with 2 Horseshoes - SALE PENDING

    This pin was in my great grandmother's jewelry box, however I don't know how old it is. I don't know what to offer it for, I hate this part, either it's too much and no one will want it, or it's too little and I shot myself in the foot. :D $4.00, includes shipping. Thanks for helping...
  8. Josephine

    Two Vintage Aircraft books

    I have two vintage aircraft books that I thought I would toss up here if anyone wanted them: British Aircraft of World War II ... with Colour Photographs by John Frayn Turner (Author), Douglas Bader (Introduction). Published by Stein and Day (1976). Veteran and Vintage Aircraft compiled...
  9. Josephine

    Freeman brown vented spectator shoes (exact size unknown)

    I've put the spectator shoes I mentioned in the eponymous thread up on eBay. I want to thank everyone for their help in figuring out thiese shoes; if a member wins them, I'm waiving the shipping in gratitude. I'd like to do more, but that sekrit vacation is getting more expensive, one forgets...
  10. Josephine

    Killen: The Art of Jim Killen

    I know that there are a few hunters on the Lounge, and others that might be interested in Jim Killen's prints of Vanishing America, so I thought I would post this here to see if anyone was interested. Here's the eBay link: The Art of Jim Killen Title: Killen: The Art of Jim Killen...
  11. Josephine

    Lounging Robe in a Kimono Style

    Men's Vintage Silk Kimono Style Robe, Black with Red Woven Design, Size Large - $14.99 or $35.00 Buy It Now This robe is on the cusp of Vintage and Retro, I believe my father got it in Japan when we were there in the mid to late 70's. It is black with deep red design of pagodas, thatch roof...
  12. Josephine

    Heavy Grey Heather Wool Cloak - Banana Republic - Large

    I wanted to toss this up here for you all to see, just in case someone was interested in or looking for a cloak like this. Please excuse my "fists of rage", I was trying to old my hands casually (I didn't know what to do with them) and they turned out that way. It's about 20 years old, is...
  13. Josephine

    Tailoring the Powerful - Joe Sauro in DC

    The Washington Post has an article about Joe Sauro, a tailor in Washington, DC that has been working on the suits of the movers and shaker in DC for the past 43 years. It's an interesting read.
  14. Josephine

    Christmas Cookie Recipe Exchange

    Starting off with an old favorite: Spritz 1 cup soft butter 2/3 cup sugar 3 egg yolks 1 tsp flavoring (almond, lemon, rum, etc-- your favorite) 2 1/2 cup flour Heat oven to 400 Fahrenheit. Mix butter, sugar, eggs, and flavoring. Work in flour. Using 1/4 of the batter at a time, force...
  15. Josephine

    Shoe Dating Help

    Please? :) I acquired these shoes today, they were made by the Freeman Shoe company (went out of business in 1992), and I was hoping someone would be able to aid me in dating them/getting more information as I would like to put them up on eBay. The woven part has no backing in the inside...
  16. Josephine

    THE Dress - Butterick 4790

    Many of us have made/are making Butterick 4790; this is the place to show off your creation! Here's mine: My experience: My top is a size bigger than my hips and waist so I used the bigger size on the top front (Piece 2). Since I'm large chested, deeper scoops look better on me than...

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