vintage crafts

January 23, 2009 at 11:32 pm 1 comment

21-22-007-1[Galahad Books (c)1975]

I am still not quite sure what possessed me to pick up this book (for $0.70), other than it makes me smile.  Style from the 1970s tends to make me smile.

21-22-012-1Oh, maybe I bought it so I could knit golf cozies like those.

21-22-010-1Or slightly creepy stuffed animals.  (Although, done right these could be cute.)

Now, it claims to be A-Z of Handicrafts, but stretches it with “Useful Tools” for U and doesn’t even try to come up with X or Y.  Now, X, I understand. Everybody knows that the only X word in A-Z lists are xylophones.  But they leave out Y?!  How about Yarn Socks or Yo-Yo Cozie?

21-22-009-1

Now, this guy is actually pretty adorable.

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Entry filed under: books, craft, thrift.

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1 Comment Add your own

  • 1. sosser  |  January 29, 2009 at 6:23 pm

    what a sweet book. looks like the more things change, the more they stay the same 🙂

    Reply

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