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#CRF-01 THE BITSY KIDS
A Lynn Paulin step by step picture pattern book by Betsy McKay, cp=1982, Pub. L.P. Publishing, Inc. PB, 12 pages. size 8 3/8" by 10 7/8". This is a rare original magazine type book of Patterns for 2 stuffed cloth dolls called Rusty and Tess and clothing for both of them. I didn't want to unfold the patterns but it appears that the dolls are about 20" tall. Full size original uncut patterns are folded inside the book. Full instructions for supplies, sewing and embroidery stitches, and detailed step by step construction with color pictures. These are full size patterns for the dolls and for their clothing. Vintage dolls and clothing patterns are highly collectible. Book is in Excellent- like new Condition.
Star Book 207 size 5 1/4" by 7 1/4", 31 pages. PB Vintage Booklet with projects to make with Aunt Lydia's Heavy Rug Yarn, Knit-Crochet-Fringe, Flowers, Pillows, Toys, Rugs. Contents include Embroidered Pillow, Zebra Pillow, Peony and Cattail Flowers,Shell Top, Placemats and Coasters, Tissue Toppers, Beach Cover-up Top, Bath Mat and Lid Cover, Curler Carrier, Spray Cover, Tissue Topper Set, Here Puss (cat), Cynthia Centipede,Christmas Bell, Dishcloth Totes and Placemats, Crocheted Boots and Slippers, Fuzzy Wuzzy Caterpillar, Mini Doll, and Doll Pajama Cover or Toaster Cover. Rare Collectible in Very Good + Condition.
#CRF-9 EASY BAZAAR CRAFTS From "Better Homes and Gardens"
cp=1981 Meredith Corporation, Large Format Edition, Fifth printing 1985. HB, 96 pages. size 8 1/2" by 11 1/4". Too many crafts to list them all but includes Animals and Dolls, Aprons, Fabric, Embroidery, Cross Stitch, Knitting and Crochet projects. Albums, and Cards. Christmas Crafts that include an embroidered Quilt. Jewelry, Macrame, Ornaments, Pillows, Wood projects, Pin Cushions, and much more. There is a Recipe section with Recipes for Breads, Candy, Cookies and Icings. Quality cover and paper. Numerous illustrations and patterns. Wonderful addition to a craft library in EX Condition.
The Complete Step-by-Step Library of Needlework and Crafts, Vol.1, by Columbia House/New York. HB, cp=1973, printed 1975, 124 pages including index. size 8 1/2" by 11 1/4". Chapter Titles are, How To use This Book, Knitting, Crochet, Sewing, Canvaswork, Embroiderey, Crafts, Pattern Sheets. Quality cover and paper. Numerous illustrations and patterns. Wonderful addition to a craft library in EX Condition.