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Vintage Needlecrafts Pick of the Week: Magic Motif Crochet

This post contains affiliate links. This week’s pick: Magic Motif Crochet by Maggy Ramsay. Source:  Amazon.com Publication date: 1987. Status: Out of print but available at reasonable prices online. Condition: Very Good. Craft: Crochet. I discovered this week’s pick via this post on one of my favorite blogs, Crochetbug.  Like Leslie, I was very intrigued by the Textured Squares Afghan. As you can …

Vintage Needlecrafts Pick of the Week: Reader’s Digest Complete Guide to Needlework (1984)

This post contains affiliate links. This week’s pick: Complete Guide to Needlework (Reader’s Digest) by Reader’s Digest. Source:  MC’s mother’s collection.* Publication date: Eighth printing (1984) of 1979 edition. Status: Out of print but available at reasonable prices online. Condition: Very Good. Crafts: Applique, Crochet, Embroidery, Knitting, Lacework, Macrame, Needlepoint, Patchwork, Quilting, and Rug-making. You know a book is a classic when …

Vintage Needlecrafts Pick of the Week: Patterns for Guernseys, Jerseys & Arans by Gladys Thompson

This post contains affiliate links. This week’s pick: Patterns for Guernseys, Jerseys, and Arans: Fishermen’s Sweaters from the British Isles by Gladys Thompson. Source:  Amazon. Publication date: 1971 second revised edition. Status: 3rd revised edition (1979) is available as a Dover book for $14.95. Condition: Good. Craft: Knitting. I bought this book online a few years ago after I first learned to …