Monthly Archive: January 2017

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It’s round! It’s flat! It’s…

Another potholder! Or as the magazine calls it a dish mat. And I’m super in love with it. It’s beautiful, fun, colorful, and quick! This complete project took just a few hours. I didn’t...

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National Chocolate Cake Day

I woke up this morning and during my caffeination time Facebook scrolling I saw that it is National Chocolate Cake Day! How handy! For one, we always have fun dinner with a special dessert...

Wooden Tools 2

Wooden Tools

My love of vintage doesn’t stop with just magazines, or textiles, or housewares, it really just goes on and on. I also love and tend to acquire vintage craft tools.I often  browse ebay for...

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Snack Hound

When I saw the ad on the back of the January 1967 issue I became infatuated with the Snack Hound. The National Handcraft Society,  aka The Fad of the Month Club, was a long...

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Crochet Hook Review

I’ve been crafting for most, dare I even say all, of my life, but truth be told I’m not very good about keeping up with my supplies. I can never find the right hook,...

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Copyright

Hello hello!  Recently there was a discussion in the comments about posting patterns from the magazine, and I would love to do it. However, I don’t want to share anything until I find out...

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February Issue Voting! 

This month I’m trying something new, and getting the following months issue picked out early (in hopes of being able to be more prepared and share more fun stuff with you!) but before I...

Button, Button, Whose Got the Button! – Funky Vintage Themed Buttons 0

Button, Button, Whose Got the Button! – Funky Vintage Themed Buttons

I do! In fact I have a lot! I used some duplicate issues of The Workbasket with my button maker to make this great collection of vintage themed buttons! Now I have a stash...