Baby boomers and others fascinated by post–World War II popular culture are sure to delight in this collection of never-seen-before patterns. Originally created in the 1950s and '60s for use in children's sleepwear and other textiles, they feature frolicking puppies, kittens, lambs and other ba... read more
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Baby boomers and others fascinated by post–World War II popular culture are sure to delight in this collection of never-seen-before patterns. Originally created in the 1950s and '60s for use in children's sleepwear and other textiles, they feature frolicking puppies, kittens, lambs and other baby animals, spaceships, cowboys, pirates, and firefighters — all the popular motifs of the era. More than 200 patterns offer a wealth of inspiration to crafters and designers wanting to add a nostalgic touch to their work. Includes a bonus CD-ROM.
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