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Retro Crafting Friday: Psychedelic Butterfly Mobile

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

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Retro Crafting Friday: Bleach Bottle Purse

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

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Retro Crafting Friday: Patriotic Plastic Canvas

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

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Retro Crafting: Terry Tricks

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

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Retro Crafting Friday: Cake Pincushions

I had so much fun last night doing recipe scrapbooking at the Schaumburg Twp. Library, where I also work. Many lovely patrons I’ve come to know came and made albums for their recipes. I get so many good ideas from … Continue reading

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