Alchemy Arts: Recycling is Chic MacKay and Jennings 2010 This book was recently weeded from a medium sized public library for a complete lack of check-outs. It’s not awful, exactly, but definitely a little weird. The examples are described in general
Sewing Children’s Clothes: a Golden Hands Pattern Book 1973 Submitter: There were three copies of this book on my local public library shelf. My friend and I had quite a chuckle looking back at children’s fashions from 1973. We thought the clothing
Making Dolls Witzig and Kuhn 1969 Submitter: First, Sorry Mary. I found two copies of this creepy doll making book on the shelf at my local public library. It reminded me of my last submission. Again full of dark black and white
Doll Making: A Creative Approach Laury 1970 Submitter: This book was found in the craft section of my local public library. It’s more about artistically crafted dolls you can make at home. Really, it’s just filled with creepy dolls. I
Patterns for Pregnancy Musgrave 1987 Submitter: I worked in a large city public library for about 2 years where I located this relic of 1980’s maternity fashion. Patterns for Pregnancy is an interesting concept: sew your own maternity clothing for a fraction of
Fit for Real People Palmer and Alto 2006, 2nd ed. Submitter: I don’t weed, I work in acquisitions. Check out the book I am ordering today! It’s a customer request, so whatever I can do… The cover is so horrifying,
The Woman’s Day Book of Soft Toys and Dolls Russell 1975 Submitter: Craft books that are older than the librarian are very unlikely to circ in a middle school library. This one hasn’t left the shelves since 1987. I can’t imagine
Flatter Your Figure Larkey 1991 The woman on the cover does look nicer in the blue and green outfit than the red, so the advice in the book seems reasonable based on the cover. Too bad she’s dressed like a Golden Girl.