CraftyPod #42: 60′s and 70′s Crafts, with Cathy Callahan

January 11, 2007 at 7:17 pm (Uncategorized)

Welcome to the CraftyPod, a podcast all about making stuff.

Click here to listen to the crafty goodness.

In this show:

An interview with Cathy Callahan, author of the splendid Cathy of California blog.
- The glories of crafts from the 1960′s and 70′s.
- Why vintage craft books of that era are so very diggable.

Get into some groovy crafts:

Visit the rest of the Cathy of California website.

Find 60′s and 70′s craft books on eBay. Try these search terms:

- Vintage Craft Book
- Better Homes & Gardens (or BHG)
- Aleene

Biblio.com often has Better Homes & Gardens books for a buck apiece!
Quite a few people are selling vintage craft books on Etsy.
Another reason to love Flickr: the Vintage Hobby Books Group!
The Book of Ratings weighs in on 70′s crafts.

Now, get over to the all-new CraftyPod.com!

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1 Comment

  1. Amy said,

    Sweet lord! I have the exact BH and G that the crazy grannie square quilt at the top of the post came from!

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