..... so, on Monday my friend from work phoned me to see if I wanted any craft books. Silly question eh? He came round after work and my hall floor looked like this when he'd finished unloading his car:
..... seven bin bags full of craft books, leaftlets and cuttings and a box full of miscellaneous craft bits. Although I haven't gone through all of them yet I have found some fabulous stuff. The oldest leaflet I have discovered so far is dated 1923:
Some fab stuff from the 1970s ..... who could resist making these?
..... or sewing these shirts?
..... or knitting matching sweaters for the whole family?
..... or doing a bit of embroidery?
..... or whipping up the latest dolly outfit?
..... aren't they great? Since taking this batch of photos, I've found some other great books including "War Woollies for Women" and "Home Comforts for Sailers, Soldiers and Airmen". I've offered to knit something from one of these for Mr G but, to be honest, he didn't seem overly keen ;-)