Welcome to the Vintage Cookbooks and Crafts blog!For over seven years I have been writing this blog as a fond nostalgic parody of recipes and crafts from the 70's and earlier. Do you remember a trend fondly? From chiffon cakes to pom poms for roller skates, you're speaking my language.
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Here’s another gem from the 1971 Golden Hands magazine that I blogged from last Friday. Nothing says late 60′s or early 70′s like these colors. I love the drawing of the glue in the upper right corner, too. In case … Continue reading
This is from the 1973 May June Stitch ‘N Sew, and takes recycling to an extreme. It indicates that “purses made from bleach bottles are not new,” and that the person who sent in this pattern sells them for $7 … Continue reading
I love this little plastic canvas flag magnet, but you could do the flag part bigger and make a coaster. I once got a blue ribbon for quilted flag placements at the county fair – there is always something so … Continue reading
Sorry about the crooked scan of the pattern. I can’t seem to get that one to scan straight, but you can still see the pattern, luckily. These are from the 1972 Nifty Gifts from Odds and Ends, from Pack-O-Fun. I’ve … Continue reading