Hobbies for Pleasure and Profit Coon 1955 The words pleasure and profit show up in quite a few titles around ALB. Remember Applehead Dolls? or maybe Enameling? I had no idea there was so much pleasure and profit in craft
Folk Crafts for World Friendship Temko 1976 This is one of those books that has a great idea, but doesn’t quite deliver. My particular copy was a little sad and yellowed, and should have been weeded on condition. Even for
Cherished Dolls to Make for Fun Better Homes and Gardens Knox, ed. 1984 Yet another doll book. Yes, I recognize that this is serious hobby for many people. After having seen my fair share of weird dolls in books, I
For Men Only 11 Iron On Patterns for Men Mount 1990 Interested in a last minute gift idea for the man in your life? Look no further than these awesome embellishments for sweatshirts, t-shirts and even underwear! Plenty of man-type
Off the Beadin’ Path Eha 1997 Submitter: We found this “gem” of a book in our K-8 school library. Contains beading instructions plus “inspiration” to silence your inner critic. Horrible pun in the title. The awkward photo on the cover!!
Knit & Wrap: 25 capelets, cowls & collars Mornu 2010 Submitter: Part of our public library weeding criteria is relevance, and don’t mistake me for a fashion expert, but I figured this one wasn’t exactly fashionable anymore. It’s not just
McCall’s Step-By-Step Sewing McCall’s Corporation 1967 This sewing book isn’t really too bad. The instructions are well written and covers the basics as well as fit and tailoring. Clothing construction doesn’t change much, but styles, fabric, and equipment does. This
The Sweater Book Carroll (ed.) 1982 It’s the1980s and you can knit all the Cosby sweaters you want. Most of them aren’t too awful, but they definitely have the 80s vibe going. I’m still trying to figure out why the