Slinky Whistle Bait

vintage clothing, and accessories sold on Etsy and at local events In 2000 Slinky Whistle Bait was created in Denton Texas by two sisters who have a love for all things vintage, remodeled and repurposed.

In Denton, we operated our quaint shop within an antique storefront on the historic square. After several years we moved our store to Austin Texas in order to enjoy all of the things the live music capital of the world has to offer. We love it here! After 7 exciting years in business, we closed our retail shop in order to pursue other careers, but one of us (me obviously) still has a passion, a si

12/19/2021

All set up @revivalsundaymarket . It’s really beautiful and sunny. Come see me and snag some Xmas presents or holiday outfits. 12pm to 4pm #recycledfashion #sustainablefashion #shopsmall #shoplocal #shopsmallbusiness

Photos from Slinky Whistle Bait's post 12/04/2021

Maybe it’s the nesting cozy cancer ♋️ in me but I love a vintage housecoat! These beauties and SO much more you haven’t seen before will be available at my pop-up @revivalsundaymarket tomorrow from 12pm to 4pm. This might be my last pop-up of the year depending on my work schedule and the weather so I may be be in the mood to make some deals. It will be a lovely day. Come see all the great vendor. #supportsmallbusiness #shoplocal #recycle

Photos from Slinky Whistle Bait's post 11/17/2021

More gems I am taking tho the @revivalsundaymarket this coming Sunday November 21st. Come get your holiday shopping done, no shipping delays, no polluting the earth with packaging, no lines, no embargo’s. Just beautiful made quality gems from the past. #shopvintage #sustainablefashion

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$55 1980’s Vintage Art Deco style embossed lithograph of a hummingbird and lilly by Harry Wysocki printed by IRA Roberts publishing in 1983. This print has beautiful soft 1980’s colors of blue, beige and mauve. It is in good vintage condition. 25.5”H x 19.25”W. Available for curbside pickup in North Central Austin. Venmo or Cash. DM for details or to purchase.

Photos from Slinky Whistle Bait's post 11/16/2021

Check out some of the beautiful new handbags that I am bringing to @revivalsundaymarket this coming Sunday November 21st. Get your holiday shopping started and feel good about choosing local sustainable ♻️ recycled goods. There is something for everyone! Don’t let the big box stores ship you junk packed in styrofoam. 🌎

Photos from Slinky Whistle Bait's post 11/16/2021

$45 1980’s angora and patchwork suede cardigan sweater with suede buttons. This beauty is full lined in a silky satin. It has giant 1980’s shoulder pads that can be removed if you aren’t feeling them. This would fit a medium/large the best. The sweater in in excellent condition with no holes or stains. Available for curbside pickup in North Central Austin. No returns or exchanges. Please check the measurements below against your own. Venmo or Cash. DM for details or to purchase. Measurements: Chest:48” Hips: 40” laying flat and buttoned Total length: 27” Sleeve Length: 26” with sweater buttoned laying flat.

Photos from Slinky Whistle Bait's post 11/16/2021

$45 1980’s angora and patchwork suede cardigan sweater with suede buttons. This beauty is full lined in a silky satin. It has giant 1980’s shoulder pads that can be removed if you aren’t feeling them. The sweater in in excellent condition with no holes or stains. Available for curbside pickup in North Central Austin. Venmo or Cash. DM for details or to purchase.

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$65 1980’s black satin and black and white taffeta cocktail dress with spaghetti straps. This dress was made by the sought after brand Gunne Sax by Jessica McClintock. It has an invisible zipper down the side. It is in great vintage condition. The tag says size 5 but it is more like a modern size 2. Please check the measurements below against your own. There are no refunds or exchanges. Curbside pickup in North Central Austin, Venmo or Cash. Shipping available in the Continental USA for an additional fee. DM for details or to purchase. Measurements:
Bust: 32”
Waist: 26” (measured 7” down from the armpit)
Hips: 38” (measured 15” down from the armpit)
Total Length: 43”

Photos from Slinky Whistle Bait's post 11/13/2021

$65 1980’s Diane Fres floral print silk dress. The colors in this dress are so vivid and cheery. The dress features big 1980’s shoulder pads which can be easily removed. It has silk covered buttons on the cuffs and down the sides of the dress. The buttons on the side are functional so you can be as sexy as you want to be 😛. It has a wide elastic waist. This dress will fit a variety of sizes. It is big on my size 2 mannequin, it would fit a medium/large the best. Measurements: Bust: up to 44”
Waist: from 26” to 34” Hips: free up to 52” Total length: 50” It is in excellent vintage condition with no holes, stains or missing buttons.
Available for curbside pickup in North Central Austin. Venmo or Cash. Will ship in the continental USA for $12. No returns or exchanges.

Photos from Slinky Whistle Bait's post 11/12/2021

$20 Country Store Ink Drawing Print. I can’t make out the signature but I think it says Picard? It has lots of fun detail. 11”H x 16.5” W. Available for curbside pickup in North Central Austin.

Photos from Slinky Whistle Bait's post 11/11/2021

$60 Vintage three dimensional floral still life painting with gold leaf and black velvet trimmed frame. Probably from the 1960’s. I love the moody vibe of this one. Available for curbside pickup in North Central Austin. Venmo or Cash. DM for details or to purchase.

Photos from Slinky Whistle Bait's post 11/10/2021

Set of 4 $22 1950’s tropical juice glasses. I imagine a yummy rum and coconut concoction served in these. The green one is a tiny bit faded like it might have been placed in a dishwasher by a bad husband 🤣. 5” H x 2.5” diameter. Available for curbside pickup in North Central Austin. Venmo or Cash. DM for details or to purchase. #kindatropical #vintageglassware

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$60pr 1950’s colorful bird paint by numbers paintings in oak frames. These are so festive and in great condition considering they are over 60 years old. One of the paintings has a very small area where the paint is cracked, smaller than a penny (pictured in the last photo) 18.5”H x 10.25”W Available for curbside pickup in North Central Austin. Venmo or Cash. DM for details or to purchase.

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Avon Calling! These red glass goblets are the perfect accessory for your next vampire dinner or Christmas Party. There are 8 heavy glass chalices, all in great shape except for one which has a chip out of the base (pictured in the last photo) They were made by Avon in the 1970’s. They are 6” H by 3 3/4” in diameter. Available for curbside pickup in North Central Austin. Venmo or Cash. DM for details or to purchase.

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$130 for both. 1960’s Very cool wooden art carvings with Spanish Conquistadors/Soldiers in armor with spears and shields. These are carved wooden pieces with paint and stain applied to the wood. They have incredible ornate heavy carved wooden frames. They are available for curbside pickup in North Central Austin. Venmo or Cash. DM for details or to purchase. #conquistadores #spanishstylehome #spanishstyledecor

Photos from Slinky Whistle Bait's post 11/05/2021

$85 This is such an intriguing piece, I wish I knew more about its provenance. It looks like a boy with water vessel. Perhaps, Greek, Roman, Turkish, Persian? I can’t tell. The signature is hard to make out but Mohmaud looks to be the last name? I love the boys big eyes. This piece was framed in England. It is in great condition with a nice frame and glass. It has a small watermark in the bottom right corner that must have occurred before framing. 33 1/2”H x 16” W
Available for curbside pickup in North Central Austin. Venmo or Cash. DM for details or to purchase.

Photos from Slinky Whistle Bait's post 10/31/2021

Two beautiful vessels are available, lamps have sold. These clay pieces are possibly Turkish or Afghani,not sure? The large one has brass and copper floral details $25 the smaller on has great lines and texture $20. Available for curbside pickup in North Central Austin. Venmo or Cash. DM for details or to purchase.

Photos from Slinky Whistle Bait's post 10/29/2021

$40 vintage bone colored latch hook rug/wall hanging. Great size for an entry way or kitchen sink. In great condition, clean, doesn’t shed, can be hung with a rod. Pickup in North Central Austin. Venmo or Cash. DM for details or to purchase.

Photos from Slinky Whistle Bait's post 10/29/2021

$150 Brutalist brass and copper floral sculpture on a stone base (marble?, granite?). This piece is perfect for any person with a black thumb. It is possibly Curtis Jere but I can’t find a signature. It is quite beautiful. 13”H x 17”L x 12”W. Available for curbside pickup in North Central Austin. Venmo or Cash. DM for details or to purchase.

Photos from Slinky Whistle Bait's post 10/29/2021

$55 1970’s gold vanity stool recovered in faux white leopard fabric. It’s adorable and in excellent condition. 18” H x 14” Diameter. Available for curbside pickup in North Central Austin. Venmo or Cash. DM for details or to purchase.

Photos from Slinky Whistle Bait's post 10/29/2021

Gold plant stands/side tables with black glass tops. These are in great shape with very minimal tiny scratches on the glass. Sturdy with a great finish. $95 for both or $55 for the smaller one and $65 for the taller one. Small: 28”H x 14” W Tall: 32” H x 16” W. Available for curbside pickup in North Central Austin. Venmo or Cash. DM for details or to purchase.

Photos from Slinky Whistle Bait's post 10/27/2021

$65 quaint vintage painting of hunting dogs painted in 1928 by Ruth Strickland Beautiful colors and wear appropriate for age. It would make a great addition to any hunter or dog lovers decor. Available for curbside pickup in North Central Austin. Venmo or Cash. DM for details or to purchase. #englishsetters #englishsettersofinstagram #huntingdogs #duckhunting

Photos from Slinky Whistle Bait's post 10/26/2021

Vintage Rustic Wooden Lamp with beautifully bored beetle holes. It’s in great working condition and has a new lamp shade with sparkles in the fabric. 33.5”H with lampshade. Shade is 11.5” in diameter. The lamp is in great working condition. Available for curbside pickup in North Central Austin. Venmo or Cash. DM for details or to purchase.

Photos from Slinky Whistle Bait's post 10/26/2021

$175 for 56 pieces of this beautiful hand painted stoneware from Japan made by Hearthside in their dogwood pattern. This is a hard set to let go of as its always been one of my favorite patterns, but alas there is no room in the inn 🤣. I have looked at ever single piece and have found no chips. The 56pc set includes….
10 dinner plates, 12 salad plates, 1 sugar bowl, 1 cream pitcher, 3 large pasta bowls, 6 smaller cereal bowls, 12 saucers, 6 big mugs and 5 smaller mugs. Available for curbside pickup in North Central Austin. Venmo or Cash.
DM for details or to purchase. #stonewarepottery #handpaintedstoneware #hearthsidestoneware #madeinjapan

Photos from Slinky Whistle Bait's post 10/26/2021

$45 Made in Denmark 1982 World Antique Spot Globe by Readers Digest. This globe will make a wonderful night light or provide mood lighting for your space. It is in excellent vintage condition. Available for curbside pickup in North Central Austin. Venmo or Cash. DM for details.

Photos from Slinky Whistle Bait's post 10/26/2021

$30 Post 1991 Soviet Union Replogle 12” diameter globe from their world classics edition on a round walnut base. Decorated with geographical raised relief. Very small not noticeable scuff marks on the equator in a section as pictured in the last photo. Available for curbside pickup in North Central Austin, Venmo or Cash. DM with questions or to purchase.

Photos from Slinky Whistle Bait's post 10/13/2021

$275 for the set of four. 20th Century Vintage Henredon Walnut Cane Back Italian Provincial Style Dining Chairs recovered in Knoll fabric. They are in good vintage condition with a few minor dings. They have had scratch cover applied and have been oiled and conditioned. Pick up in North Central Austin. Venmo or Cash. DM for details or to purchase.

Photos from Slinky Whistle Bait's post 09/16/2021

More gems coming to @shop.revival.atx market this Sunday from 12-4pm. Come see me! #recycledfashion #smallbusiness

Photos from Slinky Whistle Bait's post 09/15/2021

I’ll be popping up @shop.revival.atx market this coming Sunday. The weather will finally be bearable 😂 yay! As usual I have tons of new stuff I haven’t gotten posted yet. I’ll be sharing photos of some of the goodies over the next few days. Come visit me and all the other amazing vendors. It makes a difference when you shop local small business and when you recycle and re-love vintage pieces. Hope to see you soon!

Photos from Slinky Whistle Bait's post 08/09/2021

$325 I wish I had room for this beautiful Antique Jacobean Revival Sideboard/Buffet. This gorgeous credenza has sturdy turned legs and bun feet. It features ornate carved detailing, brass hardware and dove tail joints. This piece was likely made in the teens or 20’s of the 20th century during the Jacobean Baroque Revival in America. This piece is solid, sturdy and gorgeous. It has appropriate wear for its age. There is one circular burn mark on the top of the piece that is about 1 1/2” in diameter. It’s a great size for a condo or apartment 40 1/2” L by 20” W by 38 1/2” to the top of the removable scrollwork. Countertop height 34”. Available for curbside pickup in North Central Austin. Venmo or Cash. DM for details

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$30 This shimmering beauty was made by the brand Apache in the 1980's. It is 100% cotton denim with silver studs and mirrors. It is marked a size medium but please check measurements against your own measurements for the correct fit. The vest is in excellent vintage condition with no missing studs, buttons, holes or stains. The elastic in the back in in great working condition.

Measurements: Measurements taken with the vest buttoned

Chest:(armpit to armpit) 38"

Hips: across the bottom hem) 36"
Curbside pickup in North Central Austin
Available for shipping in the continental USA $8.50.
No Returns
Please feel free to DM me questions.
Thanks for looking.

Photos from Slinky Whistle Bait's post 07/18/2021

I got a few photos snapped before sundown of some of the new beauties I’ll be bringing to the @shop.revival.atx pop-up party tomorrow. Come see me and all the other amazing vendors. Cold A/C inside the shop.

Photos from Slinky Whistle Bait's post 07/08/2021

$25 Large vintage basket in great condition. This guy is a great size for a small tree or large plant. 13 1/2 H x 49” in diameter at widest top. Available for curbside pickup in North Central Austin.
Venmo or Cash. DM for details or to purchase.

Photos from Slinky Whistle Bait's post 07/08/2021

SOLD 1970’s chartreuse green velvet footstool ottoman with storage and the most amazing butterfly fabric inside. This baby is on round brass casters and glides easily across the floor. I wish I had room for this one, I love it so. 24”L x 19 1/2”W x 16”H
Available for curbside pickup in North Central Austin.
Venmo or Cash

Photos from Slinky Whistle Bait's post 07/07/2021

SOLD set of Thonet bistro/cafe chairs painted blue. The chairs are sturdy and in good structural condition. There is a slight warp in the seat of one chair. I would paint these matte black and put cushions on them. These are very similar to the Crate & Barrel Vienna chairs that are selling for $179 each (I have included a photo) Available for curbside pickup in North Central Austin. Venmo or Cash. DM for details or to purchase.

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