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1  Dress Pattern from 1955 in Vintage Craft Projects by trashingdays on: October 13, 2014 08:13:30 AM
This is from the Daily Mirror (UK), dated Monday, February 21, 1955.

Bigger (readable) version here:

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2  Cool-It Clothes - 1970s beachwear from towels and scarves in Vintage Craft Projects by trashingdays on: August 06, 2011 10:24:10 AM
Apologies for the poor condition of the magazine pages ... but I particularly liked the beachrobe! I've posted versions on Flickr too so that you can read the text, starting here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/trashingdays/6015176040/in/photostream

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3  Children's bonnets from 1901 in Vintage Craft Projects by trashingdays on: July 09, 2011 11:40:50 AM
I thought these might be useful for someone making historical costume, or maybe a cute christening outfit!. The full pages with drafting/construction instructions can found at

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4  Sewing Magic from 1955 in Vintage Craft Projects by trashingdays on: October 20, 2010 12:44:54 PM
Another great find from Oxfam! If you want to see full-size versions I have put them on Flickr too, starting with http://www.flickr.com/photos/trashingdays/5099796001/.

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5  Japanese Pattern Drafting book from 1967 in Vintage Craft Projects by trashingdays on: October 03, 2009 11:21:17 AM

I love the girl on the bottom right's expression! I guess she doesn't like the outfit ...

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6  Another of those wallets from a great tute ... in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General by trashingdays on: June 07, 2009 03:14:37 AM

Tutorial is here:

I have been using it for the last week and it is very practical.
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7  Re: Cross body Hipster Bags..Tute Added .. Very Very Image Heavy. in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General by trashingdays on: June 07, 2009 03:09:08 AM
Thanks for the tute - here's my effort:

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8  Giant Crochet Robot! in Vintage Craft Projects by trashingdays on: April 25, 2009 10:15:50 AM
This is  from "The Great Granny Crochet Book", published in 1979 by the American School of Needlework.

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9  Waist Wallet in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General by trashingdays on: January 01, 2009 07:49:43 AM

This waist wallet is made from the free Wild Things program you can find here:


I've made a few of these, I like the way the straps attach because they make it lie very flat against the body. Good way to use up scraps too! It's fastened with a button at the back.
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10  Knit a Hat for SUMMER TRAVEL in Vintage Craft Projects by trashingdays on: December 31, 2008 11:33:59 AM
This is from Stitchcraft magazine, May 1966 Issue.

I love the idea that it's for summer holidays, must say something about UK summer temperatures!

And here's an advert from the same issue, I love the way that just anything could be related to the space race:

And a crocheted hat from the August 1966 issue:

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