Saturday, 23 August 2014

1950's Knitting - Debbie Bliss Shrug

1950's Style Debbie Bliss Shrug Pattern
Bust 32–34, 36–38, 40–42, 44 – 46 Inches

"Add a splash of colour to your outfit day or night with this lovely light-weight shrug pattern from Debbie Bliss."

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Friday, 22 August 2014

1940's Knitting - Fitted Peplum Jacket

1940's Style "Between the Wars” Peplum Cardigan Fitted Peplum Jacket
Bust 32–34, 36–38, 40-42, 44-46 Inches

Pattern Written in English, Dutch, German & French!!

"The stylish yet snuggly “Between The Wars” Peplum Cardigan is available as a free Rowan knitting pattern from LoveKnitting.com. This long line cardigan is a gorgeous combination of patterned bodice and cable peplum panels, a great project with gorgeous results."

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Friday, 1 August 2014

The Mary Frances Booklets


I found a few other Mary Frances booklets while on my pattern search, though they are not  sewing or knitting related they are vintage and free and utterly adorable, so worth sharing as they make up the set of children's books!

The Mary Frances Gardening Book 
or, Adventures among the garden people 
by Jane Eayre Fryer, with illustrations by William F. Zwirner
1916 via the Open Library


The Mary Frances Housekeeper 
by Jane Eayre Fryer
1916 via the Open Library


The Mary Frances First Aid Book
by Jane Eayre Fryer
1916 via the Open Library


The Mary Frances Cook Book 
or, Adventures among the kitchen people
by Jane Eayre Fryer; full page illustrations by Margaret G. Hays, other illustrations by Jane Allen Boyer