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 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!


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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