Kathy Lockhardt's Profile
I learned to sew on my grandmother Rose's treadle sewing machine. I loved sewing and began repairing small tears and broken zippers for the neighborhood women, when I was in my teens. My grandmother and mother saved all their old clothes and I wore vintage before there was even a name for it.
I loved the color and textures of the old styles. I especially appreciated that the 1940's and 1950's celebrated the curvy body, which the 1960's and 1970's did not. The great thing about wearing vintage clothing is that you don't have to be a slave to a fashion that looks horrible on you...you can go to the time when the clothing style fit the body you have. It's so freeing and empowering
Growing up we lived with my maternal grandparents, as an extended family. My grandfather was a junk dealer. There were thousands of remnants…
- Born on November 10
- Joined June 30, 2011