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Monday, July 11, 2011

Handy Dandy Crafts

Look at what $2 at Vinnies can buy you these days, total inspiration and hours of crafty fun!
Do you think they needed to put that dog on the cover?

Womans Day Complete Book of Handicrafts circa 1973 has heaps of cool projects that are just so hip right now and as you will see in the snaps below, a few daggy moments we might leave in the 70's!
Lapel flowers - YES
Pin cushion mice - YES
Toilet roll men - including Mr Snodgrass - YES
Fringed leather vest - YES
Floral tapestry cushion cover - YES
Bridal veil with crochet detail - NO

Granny square vest - sadly NO
Primary colours kids knits - YES

Family in cream cable knits -  NO
Gardening apron featuring manure filled wheelbarrow - NO

Quilted cushion cover and cosies - YES

Matching Sherlock Holmes jacket and cap - YES

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