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
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!!
Creative Milk Caron Crafts Giles 1989 During my stint as a youth librarian, I was all about turning regular household trash into projects for the kids. A milk carton project would fit right in. However, take a look at some
The Big Book of Fabulous Fun-Filled Celebrations and Holiday Crafts Fobel and Boleach 1978 Some of these crafts must be seen to be believed. There is the shrimp and olive Christmas tree (3rd picture below). Nothing says birth of our
Scrapbook Asian Style! Harris 2008 Submitter: Oh boy. I came across this after it had been weeded, waiting to be put in our book sale. I’m not sure which of my coworkers weeded it, but I’m glad they did. This
Beautiful Patchwork Gifts Seward 1989 I recently weeded this gem from my collection. No one had checked it out in quite a while and frankly the book itself was on its last legs. Content wise, it was a an easy
Making Nice Things Out of Straw Svinicki 1979 This book is all about making things out of straw. This means brooms, wreaths, and other household decor.The crafts themselves aren’t too bad, if straw is your thing. Corn husk dolls and
Easter Eggs for Everyone Coskey 1973 Submitter: It’s more than you would ever want to know about decorating Easter eggs (including Egg Lore and Legends and Egg Customs), and it has some very non-PC text. Intro page is cleverly shaped