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My goal is to offer high quality, handmade wallets from sustainable sources.

Oh So Retro originally started back in 2003 as a vintage clothing shop. I would spend my days sorting through thrift shops and vintage boutiques discovering hidden gems around every corner. I began repurposing vintage clothing into bags and accessories and from there I became a full fledged vintage textile addict! It’s amazing what you can find hidden at the bottom of an antique shop bin.

I am inspired by vintage mid century and minimalist design. I love sewing, painting and drawing and am so grateful that my passion has now become by job.

All of my creations are made in my Winnipeg studio on a 1940’s straight stitch sewing machine. Some people think I’m crazy, but it really is my secret weapon! It does such beautiful…

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  • Female
  • Born on December 11
  • Joined November 30, 2005

Favorite materials

cotton, repro, prints, houndstooth, wool, pink, blue, vintage, retro

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    Oh So Retro Classic Wallets and Slimline...

About

My goal is to offer high quality, handmade wallets from sustainable sources.

Oh So Retro originally started back in 2003 as a vintage clothing shop. I would spend my days sorting through thrift shops and vintage boutiques discovering hidden gems around every corner. I began repurposing vintage clothing into bags and accessories and from there I became a full fledged vintage textile addict! It’s amazing what you can find hidden at the bottom of an antique shop bin.

I am inspired by vintage mid century and minimalist design. I love sewing, painting and drawing and am so grateful that my passion has now become by job.

All of my creations are made in my Winnipeg studio on a 1940’s straight stitch sewing machine. Some people think I’m crazy, but it really is my secret weapon! It does such beautiful work.

I live happily with a scientist, two very fat cats and a baby pug.

Thank you for stopping by and getting to know me. Please contact me if you have any questions about my shop or products. Thanks so much!

WHOLESALE AND CONSIGNMENT
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Yes, I do wholesale and consignment! Email for details.


TRADES
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I prefer to trade with vintage, supply or journal/book makers, but I'm open to anything. If you want to swap send over a message.


LINKS & CONTACT INFO
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Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/OhSoRetroAccessories
Flickr: http://flickr.com/photos/junepanic/
Twitter: http://twitter.com/ohsoretro

Email: ohsoretro [!at] gmail.com

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