4/18/12

Needlework-a-Go Go #25: Bewitching Stitching


I've got a bazillion needlework booklets.  If you're looking for full color pictures of yesterday's fashion, they beat the hell out of Cosmo and Vogue any day. Admittedly, by the 1970s, they became somewhat laughable examples of fashion at its nadir; however, needlework pamphlets from the 1960s are quite the opposite.  They are bright and shining examples of vintage beauty, full of stone cold foxes in their handmade finery.  Each chick is an absolute knock out.  Come, have a look...



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6 comments:

  1. #18: "I want someone to model this sweater I've knitted...I want THAT GIRL!"

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  2. Good grief. Blondie in 1, 2, and 3 might be one of the most beautiful women I've laid eyes on. That mouth. That nose. Those eyes. That jawline. What amazing breeding.

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  3. I think the model in #18 might be actress Stephanie Beacham.

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  4. Lots of Brit birds, to my eye. Good choice.

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  5. I love me some of that hairstyle on the right. Damn I want that. Now.

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