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Highlights from the September 1967 Workbasket. I'll be making projects from this issue all month long!-- My Workbaskt 0

September 1967

September 1967, a time for Lonely Hearts Club (the Beatles released that famous album in June) but you won’t have  a lonely heart if you desire an interracial marriage. Thanks to Loving vs Virginia...

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Just call me Sunbonnet Sue

I’ve said when I introduced this issue that I LOVE a sunbonnet. Possibly as much as I love a granny square poncho. (Remember, I’ve also said I was born in the wrong decade.) I...

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It’s June, 1952

If you picked up this issue on the News Stand (I assume it was sold there) you may also have just bought hamburger meat at 53 cents a pound, and dropped off your $80...

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Country Time- And NOT the Lemonade

I mentioned recently that I’d be taking a trip, and I’m back. Originally I had intended to crank out some crafts, post a new thing or two, and be productive. Instead I spent some...

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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...

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...