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Shandeh
07-04-2006, 12:19 AM
I have some vintage knitting magazines in my craft room, and some of the ads are a real window to the past.

Coast to Coast Knitting - She starts knitting in New York, and 10 1/2 hours later, she gets off the plane in California, wearing her new sweater!

Shandeh
07-04-2006, 12:23 AM
Vintage Hero Knitting Needles Ad

Shandeh
07-04-2006, 12:31 AM
Here are some sweaters that are "gay and poster bright"! :lol:

IndianPrincessSIP
07-04-2006, 01:12 AM
I am loving these!

Keep em coming~ :cheering:

EssenceRose
07-04-2006, 01:15 AM
Oh wow that is really cool to see. I'd love to see more if you have them scanned. :)

Shandeh
07-04-2006, 01:36 AM
I'll scan some more tomorrow. For now, here's another one that's not as old, but still pretty cool I think. Reminds me of the 60's.

Shandeh
07-04-2006, 01:37 AM
I am loving these!

Keep em coming~ :cheering:

Let me know if you want the patterns. I can scan them and email them to you.

Shandeh
07-04-2006, 02:36 AM
And here we thought we were the first to make those LOW necklines. This was modeled in 1969.

Shandeh
07-04-2006, 02:37 AM
Here are some vintage men for ya!

Shandeh
07-04-2006, 02:39 AM
Babies and Children, your turn!

Shandeh
07-04-2006, 02:41 AM
I'm expecting to see **** Van Dyke come tripping over that ottoman any minute now.

Shandeh
07-04-2006, 02:43 AM
And some more vintage knitting for your perusal..... :D

Mama Bear
07-04-2006, 03:43 AM
These are great! I watch for vintage books and patterns as I love to get ideas from them.

Mama Bear

AidanM
07-04-2006, 04:32 AM
I have that book of vintage men's patterns! :D

Angelia
07-04-2006, 07:23 AM
:cheering: :cheering: :cheering:

Wow, I love them! And actually, some of those sweaters still look pretty stylish!

quriouskey
07-04-2006, 08:38 AM
Let me know if you want the patterns. I can scan them and email them to you.

You know, I'm tempted by the guy on the right in the beach/surfboard pic. It's about time I made something for my man. But I don't know when I'd get around to it.

IndianPrincessSIP
07-04-2006, 01:28 PM
Thank you Carolina Red for posting these. If you wouldn't mind taking a gander at the pattern for the young lady sitting at the far right on the Record shot, in the black long sleeves. I'm liking that one. Does it look difficult? I also love that big A-Frame jacket on the Vintage Suits, classic. :D

I have a collection of WorkBaskets, some my Mom gave me that she worked out of (they have our address on them from when I was just a kidlet!) and some I bought at an antique show for 1.50 for a years worth, what a steal! I got three years, and I kicked myself all the way home, because the lady said she had more that she didn't bring, and I didn't get her address. :( Selfish little vintage piglet that I am.

I'm thinking about doing a 1946 Vest and Knicker set (snicker) I found at SandraSingh... https://id306.securedata.net/sandrasingh.com/merchantmanager/product_info.php?cPath=76_138_139&products_id=258&mmsid=f9d573399691434ec4dde80b7f52f646

gardenmommy
07-04-2006, 03:01 PM
I love the Hero ad, it would look neat framed and hanging in a craft room!

Shandeh
07-04-2006, 04:14 PM
I'll get those patterns scanned for my friend! Send me a PM and let me know your email address so I can send the scans of the patterns.

Like you, I have lots of Workbasket magazines. TONS of them. (Probably like 200 copies....I'm not exaggerating.)

One of these days, I'll look through my Workbasket set and see what duplicates I can find. Maybe I'll "make you an offer you can't refuse"! :lol:

I LOVE that vest and knickers pattern! I have it saved on my computer for a "future knitting project", because I don't have enough skill yet to tackle it!

Shandeh
07-04-2006, 04:17 PM
FYI. I just put up some vintage ads on my Flickr page.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/59646927@N00/

Beer, cigarettes, some of them are so funny! :D

sandrasingh
07-04-2006, 04:20 PM
Wow! Thanks for sharing.

IndianPrincessSIP
07-04-2006, 04:28 PM
SkillSmeeil, that's what Ingrid is for~ :D
Just kidding of course, our Ingrid embodies so much more. http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v504/BohenGallery/TheBardsColiseumIconShow/bouquet.gif

Thanks for the flicker link, I'll check it out. It's wonderful to find a likeheart vintage friend.

*off to send that PM*

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v504/BohenGallery/TheBardsColiseumIconShow/happy1.gif

IndianPrincessSIP
07-04-2006, 04:31 PM
You're welcome Sandra, I loved checking out your vintage patterns, thanks for making them available.

IndianPrincessSIP
07-04-2006, 04:56 PM
Please HIM.....
Save money too!
Lea and Perkins will do it all!


http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v504/BohenGallery/TheBardsColiseumIconShow/15288123.gif

priceless........

Shandeh
07-04-2006, 08:55 PM
I always laugh out loud when I see those old ads from the 50's, telling all us "housewives" to "take care of our men".

Oh, did you see the Pepsi ad? (Maybe I forgot to put it on) It says that we should drink Pepsi, because it's "light and refreshing", and will help us to "keep our girlish figures".

Okay....I see a theme here. No WONDER the advertising companies wouldn't hire women back then! The male ad executives had an agenda!

:rofl: :roflhard: :lol: :roflhard: :rofl:

Shandeh
07-06-2006, 04:43 AM
Thank you Carolina Red for posting these. If you wouldn't mind taking a gander at the pattern for the young lady sitting at the far right on the Record shot, in the black long sleeves. I'm liking that one. Does it look difficult? I also love that big A-Frame jacket on the Vintage Suits, classic. :D

Well, believe it or not, the black long sleeved top is the ONLY sweater on that page that is NOT a pattern in the magazine. The pattern is for the skirt. (figures)

Which suit are you referring to? Number 1, 2, 3, or 4?

nanonette
07-06-2006, 07:13 AM
Thanks for sharing! These are fabulous to look at!! :thumbsup:

Shandeh
07-06-2006, 07:42 AM
I'm glad that everyone is enjoying these vintage knitting photos. Sometimes, it's hard for me to keep myself from spending hours perusing my vintage books and magazines. They are such a treat!

Here's a tip for finding some in your area.
Go to Antique and Consignment stores, and look in the books section.

IndianPrincessSIP
07-06-2006, 01:54 PM
No worries on the sweater/top it looks like it's pretty basic.

Suit 1, the first coat on the left. :thumbsup:

brownishcoat
07-06-2006, 03:21 PM
I like the '69 low-cut vest. It would look really cute in cotton layered over a spaghetti strap top.

Shandeh
07-06-2006, 04:07 PM
That's the ticket, Lisa! That's the way I look at things when I ponder those old patterns. How to make them work today. Do you want me to send the pattern to you?