Over the past couple of months my Stitchery Archive has been supplemented with a host of needlework ephemera that spans the 1910s through to the 1960s - all thanks to a wide variety of charity and junk/collectibles shops.
The earliest magazines comprise Weldons, Needle & Home and Fancy Needlework Illustrated that date from the 1910s and are filled with some fascinating advertising images:
|I love her hair|
And finally, here's a whole cache of knitting patterns; the majority found on a charity shop browse whilst I was driving around the Forest of Dean. I think one knitter was particularly keen on her Fair Isle:
That made my day!