Alessandra's Reviews > Amy Barickman's Vintage Notions: An Inspirational Guide to Needlework, Cooking, Sewing, Fashion, and Fun

Amy Barickman's Vintage Notions by Mary Brooks Picken
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bookshelves: textile-art, sewing, 1920s, history

A sort of miscellany of reprints of 1920s articles by Mary Brooks Picken, who really should have received credit somewhere on the cover or title page. It's very pretty, but a little disingenuous. Not for beginners at all, since it is a reprint from a time when they expected readers to have extensive sewing knowledge. Super nostalgic, but not very practical.
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