Sewing Children’s Clothing Made Easy Larter 1971 Straight from the 1970s, we have a nice book about sewing children’s clothes. Perfectly acceptable for 1971. I can’t imagine anyone in a public library setting picking this particular book, especially when you
Angel Threads Martin 1986 Submitter: Page after page of hand drawn patterns. In our age of Pinterest, this book is a joke. I am especially horrified by the “Dishcloth Suit” illustrations. No idea why one of our staff looked at this
Make it in Denim Todhunter 1977 Wow! That is a lot of look. If it is all denim, that has to be a very heavy caftan. I remember that caftans were big in the late 60s and 70s. I think
Sweatshirts with Style Mulari 1993 I never would have guessed this was published as late as 1993! Sadly, the cover is the only colorful part of the whole book. It is filled with black and white directions, patterns, and templates.
Complete Book of Sewing Larry Eisinger, ed. 1972 Submitter: Working my way through weeding the 600s and found this jewel. Some sewing techniques may not have changed since 1972, but fashion has! These are not the clothes patrons are looking
Mary Mulari’s Garments with Style: Adding Flair to Tops, Jackets, Vests, Dresses, and More! Mulari 1995 Submitter: I had to laugh at this one when I found it today on shelves in the small public library where I work. It’s
Indiana Coverlet Weavers and their Coverlets Montgomery 1974 Submitter: During inventory at my middle school library, I came across this 1974 book that seems to have a very limited audience. I can’t imagine any middle school student wanting to check
Pillows: Designs, Patterns, Projects Johnson 1978 Submitter: It is a 1978 DIY guide for how to make groovy pillow designs with butterfly appliqués (among others). The disturbing thing to me about this loser is that it sat for DECADES before