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Princess Phoebe Crochet Slippers - Free Pattern from Corticelli Lessons in Crochet 1916
Princess Phoebe Crochet Slippers - 1916 Corticelli Crochet Book Number 1 My journey to discover the contents of a few missing pages from a 1919 Corticelli Lessons in Crochet pamphlet I discovered in a thrift shop has opened my eyes to a treasure trove of fr...
Princess Phoebe Crochet Slippers - 1916 Corticelli Crochet Book Number 1 My journey to discover the contents of a few missing pages from a 1919 Corticelli Lessons in Crochet pamphlet I discovered in a thrift shop has opened m...
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1960's Maxi Skirt - Free Pattern from Fieldcrest Towels
Download Evening Skirt Pattern Here Part Two - Free Patterns from Fieldcrest® Entertain or lounge in comfort with this easy to make evening skirt from two Fieldcrest® towels. This pattern originated from a complimentary packet of patterns and instructions f...
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1960's Fashions by Fieldcrest - Mother Daughter Robes From Towels - Free Patterns
Download Pattern Here Fieldcrest® is a trusted brand of household linens. In the 1960's the company published a complimentary selection of patterns and instructions using Vogue, Simplicity and McCall's patterns. This wonderful duo of casual pullover robes f...
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Pretty Retro Aprons for Barbie Dolls - Free Pattern Friday
Retro Aprons For Barbie Scraps and bits of trim are all you need to make these pretty retro aprons for Barbie. So easy you can make them in a jiffy. Download pattern to make these three doll aprons for the perfect stocking stuffer for children and doll enth...
Retro Aprons For Barbie Scraps and bits of trim are all you need to make these pretty retro aprons for Barbie. So easy you can make them in a jiffy. Download pattern to make these three doll aprons for the perfect stocking st...
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Halter Neck Maxi Dress Self Draft Kindly shared by La Fables de Doraline Free 1970's Self Draft Dress Pattern Here
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Child's Sundress - Free Pattern from Fieldcrest Towels
Download Free Pattern Here Part Three - Free Patterns From Fieldcrest® This easy to make children's shoulder button pullover dress could easily be adapted to fit mom as well. What an easy breezy summer sundress and no better material than a terry cloth towe...
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More Free 1900's Crochet Patterns from Corticelli - Russian Coat and Hat
Last week I posted a few patterns from a 1919 Corticelli Silk pamphlet that I found in a thrift shop. Many of the pages were missing and I was curious about what interesting patterns could have occupied those pages, so my hunt began for another copy of the ...
Last week I posted a few patterns from a 1919 Corticelli Silk pamphlet that I found in a thrift shop. Many of the pages were missing and I was curious about what interesting patterns could have occupied those pages, so my hun...
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Vintage 1900's Crochet Hat and Tunic - Free Corticelli Patterns
Vintage 1919 Corticelli Crochet Patterns I happened upon Cortecelli Book 9, Lessons in Crochet, dated 1919 at the thrift shop this morning. It is missing pages 11 to 39 and the marvelous projects in the remaining pages have me searching for a copy in it's e...
Vintage 1919 Corticelli Crochet Patterns I happened upon Cortecelli Book 9, Lessons in Crochet, dated 1919 at the thrift shop this morning. It is missing pages 11 to 39 and the marvelous projects in the remaining pages have m...
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1970's Tunic and Pants - McCall's Easy to Sew Pounds Thinner Patterns
McCall's 2952 "A Pounds Thinner Pattern" from McCall's Needlework Magazine Spring/Summer 1972 The tunic is the way to go for easy wear but also as a way to focus attention to the neckline and not the hip or waistline. McCall's 2952, a "Pounds Thinner" patte...
McCall's 2952 "A Pounds Thinner Pattern" from McCall's Needlework Magazine Spring/Summer 1972 The tunic is the way to go for easy wear but also as a way to focus attention to the neckline and not the hip or waistline. McCall'...
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Vintage lover and collector of many things, mostly vintage patterns. I offer vintage and newer patterns in my CynicalGirl shops on Etsy and Goodsmiths. Bolgging over at ZipsandDarts.
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Comic Art Exhibit | Jared Rogness
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Poster for Jared Rogness exhibit (2015) Above Beginning tomorrow and continuing for two weeks (August 23 through September 5, 2015) is an ex

Buffalo Bill Cody in Cedar Falls IA in 1912
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Greetings from Buffalo Bill In an earlier post on William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody, we shared the story of his only visit to Cedar Falls IA, i

1970's Sewing - Halter Neck Maxi Dress
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Halter Neck Maxi Dress Self Draft Kindly shared by La Fables de Doraline Free 1970's Self Draft Dress Pattern Here

Frank Lloyd Wright Rescues Einstein
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Albert Einstein (Public Domain) Physicist Albert Einstein and architect Frank Lloyd Wright apparently met for the first time in 1931, at the

Caftans - Ancient or Contemporary - Easy to Make - Easy to Wear
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Simplicity 5315 Simplicity 8354 Simplicity 7180 The caftan is of ancient Mesopotamian origin. Kaftans were worn by the Sultans in the Ottoma

1924 Spring and Summer Fabric Advertisement from The National Cloak and ...
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Purchasing through catalogs, such as this National Cloak and Suit Company Style Book from 1924, must have seemed to the 20th century woman,

1970's Crochet - Stained Glass Shell
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Stained Glass Shell 32-34" Bust Pattern kindly shared by Vintage Vibe Patterns Free 1970's Crochet Pattern Here

Ship Camouflage and Alzheimer's
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Burnell Poole, two views of HMS Mauretania (c1920) Above For a long time we have known about a wonderful painting by American artist Burnell

Ship Camouflage Artist | More on Henry C. Grover
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WWI dazzle-painted US ship [color added] A couple of years ago, we posted information about World War I American ship camoufleur Henry C. Gr

DAZZLE | The Hidden Story of Camouflage
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Dazzle: The Hidden Story of Camouflage Above Coming soon is a wonderful Australian documentary called DAZZLE: The Hidden Story of Camouflage

John D. Rockefeller, Jr. on God and Camouflage
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Book Cover | dazzle camouflage Above Book cover (including dazzle-camouflaged ship) for Robert Hudson, The Dazzle (UK: Jonathan Cape, 2013).

Baseball Players Camouflaged as Camoufleurs
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Fred J. Hoertz, two dazzle-painted ships (1918) Above Fred J. Hoertz, "One of Our Largest Colliers Coaling a Warship," published as the cove

Froebel's Kindergarten | Documentary Film
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Froebel's Kindergarten Gifts 2-6 (sets of wooden blocks) Scott Bultman is a Michigan-based scholar and collector whose father manufactured e

Ann Elias on Flowers and Australian Art
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Cover of Ann Elias, Useless Beauty (2015) Art historian Ann Elias, Associate Professor of Theoretical Enquiry at the Sydney College of the A

I was mentioned in the Irish Times!
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Woot! I was mentioned in an article about color in the Irish Times! To confuse buyers even further, the eccentric names given to some paints

Hannah Troy Designs for McCall Pattern Company
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McCall's 5672 by Hannah Troy 1960© Women have Hannah Troy to thank for figuring out that most women's figures were not the elongated ideal t

Typographic Poster | Alexandria Toszegi
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Typographic poster © Alexandria Toszegi 2015 Above Poster by Alexandria Toszegi, graphic design student, Department of Art, University of No

Steganography, Camouflage and Eviatar Zerubavel
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Cover of Hidden in Plain Sight (2015) Above Cover of the latest camouflage-related book, titled Hidden in Plain Sight: The Social Structure

TIE COLLAR & more
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foto presa qui Quando la donna indossa la cravatta, lo fa con stile e senza copiare l'uomo. Il tie-collar è un vero must della moda del seco

Simplicity Fashion News April 1968 Pattern Preview
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Simplicity Fashion News April 1968 1968 was a year in transition. The fashions were a melting pot of 60's Mods with a glimmer of the Hippie