Let’s Do Something Creative + Crafty!
Browse our vintage pattern library, try something creative and be inspired with fun creative reuse ideas!
15 Surprising Uses for Coffee Filters
Got extra coffee filters? Here’s some creative ideas for ways to use them!
A Christmas Tree for The Birds
Here’s a lovely idea to make an outdoor Christmas tree for birds from the 1926 Book of Knowledge Children’s Encyclopedia.
12 Types of Metal Finishes
Today I’m talking about the 12 most common types of metal finishes used for home decor, furniture, fixtures and other items made of metal.
My One Hour Vintage Desk Makeover
Today I was inspired to give my old childhood desk a makeover.
How to Transfer Embroidery Patterns
If you are new to embroidery, here are some simple ways to transfer embroidery patterns + designs to your fabric.
21 Types of Jewelry You Can Make
There are lots of different types of jewelry you can make – here are some ideas to inspire you!
A Dainty Pincushion Top: Free Antique Crochet Pattern
This antique crochet pattern for a dainty pincushion comes from the February 1923 issue of Needlecraft Magazine.
4 Antique Doilies Crochet and Tatting Patterns
These 4 antique doilies patterns come from an article titled, “Doilies or Hot-Dish Mats, Combining Tatting and Crochet”, written by Mrs. O. W. Brock, published in the February 1923 issue of Needlecraft Magazine.
Luncheon or Breakfast Sets of Great Charm: Free Filet Crochet Pattern
Here is another cute pattern out of my February 1923 issue of Needlecraft magazine for a Luncheon or Breakfast set including a lunch cloth (better known as a placemat) and napkins.
An Artistic Centerpiece Combining Solid Embroidery and Filet Crochet: Free Vintage Pattern
This antique filet crochet pattern can be used to add decorative trim to almost anything!
Baby’s Knitted Mittens – Antique Knitting Pattern
This Baby’s Knitted Mittens pattern was created by Eugenia R. Pickney, first published in the February 1923 Needlecraft magazine.
Cunning and Comfy Things for the Littlest Ones: 3 Antique Baby Knitting and Crochet Patterns
These 3 free antique knitting and crochet patterns featuring a baby hood, slip-on sweater and hat were salvaged from the 1923 February issue of Needlework magazine.