Vintage Knitting Patterns.

While we were away my MIL was doing some major de-cluttering in preparation for property sale.
She put a large cardboard box on the floor and said it was full of knitting things and I should help myself to what I wanted.I took all the needles which I am sorting , miles of Yarn too, I'll share this bounty soon.
Today I just want to show you the paper goods I took from that box.

I kept this 40 year old baby book just because it was published in the year I was born. There are some beautiful pieces in it, the fonts used and paper quality hold much appeal too. Though I don't see myself ever knitting anything from it at this stage.



The next book I kept purely for its cheesy quirky imagery such as these.
( note the .30c price )


The cover was glossy paper with coloured ink but the interior pages are black and white.


Not a pattern but as a papercrafter how could I resist this genuine vintage button card?
Button cards are so popular in stamping right now :)



 Does Australia still have a Federal Council of Dry Cleaners? It sounds very official!

5 comments:

  1. Oh how cool to have access to stash like that. Nice finds fellow 71 baby ;o]
    Have a great day Tammy!

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  2. How wonderful to have an equally crafty mother in law to be able to pass on some treasures for you to use and keep to admire. xo

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  3. Tammy. Aren't those patterns just the best? I think my Mum has that second one, for sure! They make the best garments too.

    Anne xx

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  4. owwwwoh lucky you inheriting all this stash!!! I gained my Grans lot. Put it away for years and now LOVING it!

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  5. Oh lucky you Tammy, those patterns are just wonderful aren't they. And hey love love love thosebutton cards-i purchased the stamp set from PTI just to make the very same thing.
    Cant wait to see the next post with all of the needles.
    xx

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