NEW 1950s Dresses on Blank Cards in our Etsy Store

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Well, today has been an exciting day. We have launched a new collection of cards in our Etsy Store.

The 1950s was such a great time for ladies clothing, especially the dresses and today we have had fun creating three of them. Not the kind you can wear but these ones are on blank cards. The perfect card for your retro friends and for any occasion.

Click on the images above to go directly to the etsy pages.

Remember Squeakerchimp is on etsy, ebay, pinterest, instagram, flicker, linkedin,

 

stores.ebay.co.uk/squeakerchimp

http://www.etsy.com/shop/Squeakerchimp

http://uk.pinterest.com/Squeakerchimp/

 

 

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Do you remember Pin Art from the 1970s?

You know we love our retro stuff at Squeakerchimp and today we have had great fun recreating the wonderful craft of pin art but on blank cards to go in our etsy shop.

 

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Yellow 1970s inspired pin art

tyetytu

Owl Pin Art Blank Card

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What does Mercerised Cotton Mean?

 

We love out crafts at Squeakerchimp but have always wondered what ‘Mercerised’ means. Going up on Thursday are 10 balls of the stuff so it was time to find out. Here is what we now know –

Mercerization is a treatment for cotton fabric and thread that gives fabric or yarns a lustrous appearance and strengthens them. The process is applied to cellulosic materials like cotton or hemp.

So now you know too!