Oxfam’s window on Monday, it had to be mine. MINE! My mother-in-law gave me some money for Christmas, so I am considering this book a present from her.
Knitting and Stitching Show at Alexandra Palace one year, but on getting it out for a look realised it had been drawn in and lots of pages had bits cut out, so I went straight back to the vendor and got my money back. This one is perfect, with no missing pages and no scribbles.
cutwork, whereas this one has a couple of bits of Jacobean-style embroidery, something which I definitely associate with the 1940s and 1950s. The other one has echoes of the 1920s whereas this one has shadows of the 1940s. Does that make sense? It’s just got a subtle change in style.
make a handbag from a 1940s Stitchcraft? I have the instructions. I have the materials (a misironed dress). I haven’t had the time. So don’t watch this space, ‘cos you could be waiting an awfully long while!