Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Joan and Bob


Joan and Bob were an item early on. How cute are they. Bob looks like a wee lad.





Protest



















Joan was very involved in the Civil Rights movement as well as pacifism. Love the above poster encouraging conscientious objectors during the Vietnam War.


Monday, November 29, 2010

Joan Baez
















This Past weekend we watched a bunch of documentaries on Netflix. One was about Joan Baez. She had a really nice clean aesthetic back in the day.






Thursday, November 25, 2010

Textile Typography


Found these on the blog "WOODTYPER." They are from the 19th century textile trade.



Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Happy Thanksgiving!


Happy Thanksgiving! Have a great long weekend! Not sure what your plans, I know ours includes an enormous pile of mashed potatoes!

Nautical Buttons


Here are some nautical anchor buttons from the same site.


Tuesday, November 23, 2010

War of 1812


Here are some more images from the military button galleries. These are from 1812.




Monday, November 22, 2010

Revolutionary War


Not sure what I was searching for but somehow I stumbled upon this gallery of antique military buttons. Score! Amazing inspiration. This guy does not mess around. These are buttons and such from the Revolutionary War.



Friday, November 19, 2010

Westinghouse


Here are some of the logo designs Westinghouse used on it's rotary sewing machines.



Rotary Sewing Machines


Please excuse the crappy cell phone picture through the reflective window. Saw this antique rotary sewing machine down in the Circle last week. I tried to find the same one online for a better image, but no luck. The decorative motifs are quite nice. Ran across more images below on my search.





Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Rosebowl Pics


Here are some random pictures we snapped while at the Rosebowl this past weekend.



Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Elephants Can Remember


Here is another book we saw while down in the Circle. Sweet illustration and those colors!

Monday, November 15, 2010

What Color is Caesar?

Brian and I went down to the Orange Circle this weekend to grab some breakfast. While we were there we stopped in a couple of antique stores. We ended up coming upon the book "What Color is Caesar." I think the copy was from the 60's or 70's. Anyway, here are a couple of shots we took of the book.


Friday, November 12, 2010

Diamonds


Here are some diamond patterned quilts from Cindy's Antique Quilts website.




Thursday, November 11, 2010

Cindy's Antique Quilts


Looking for some more quilting inspiration, I stumbled upon Cindy's Antique Quilts. Here are some images of antique quilts from the site. Look at that handiwork!





Wednesday, November 10, 2010

More Gee's Bend


Here are a few more Gee's Bend Quilts. Wish I had one of these! I guess I will have to make one of my own.



Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Denim Gee's Bend


Here are some quilts made of old denim workwear by the ladies of Gee's Bend.