Wednesday, 25 November 2009

Groovy gifts

One of my sewing friends often gives me bags of offcut fabric (yay), and occasionally she includes little surprises, such as this wonderful relic of the past:

It's a booklet included with the November 22, 1972 issue of the Australian Women's Weekly. Inside are patterns for many groovy handmade items, such as crocheted slippers, a tea cosy, bookmarks, and my favourite, novel coat-hangers.

Interestingly, this publication uses American spellings rather than British. I wonder when it changed?


chick chick sewing said...

Wow! Patterns from 1972? They sure are groovy! I like the novel coat-hangers,too ^^ Lucky you to have such a generous good friend!

Angie said...

Yeah, Baby!!!

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