"...IF YOU FOLLOW YOUR BLISS, DOORS WILL OPEN FOR YOU THAT WOULDN'T HAVE OPENED FOR ANYONE ELSE." - Joseph Campbell

"SOMETIMES ON THE WAY TO YOUR DREAM, YOU GET LOST AND FIND A BETTER ONE." - Lisa Hammond

"IT IS POSSIBLE AT ANY AGE TO DISCOVER A LIFELONG DESIRE YOU NEVER KNEW YOU HAD." - Robert Brault


"IT'S NEVER TOO LATE TO BE WHO YOU MIGHT HAVE BEEN." - George Eliot

"WE DID NOT CHANGE AS WE GREW OLDER. WE JUST BECAME MORE CLEARLY OURSELVES." - Lynn Hall

"GO CONFIDENTLY IN THE DIRECTION OF YOUR DREAMS! LIVE THE LIFE YOU HAVE IMAGED." - Henry David Thoreau

Sunday, July 13, 2014

* NOSTALGIC SUNDAY *

It's Time for Another Nostalgic Sunday

 
 
* I'm reposting a Nostalgic Sunday from April 22, 2012. Hopefully it will be new to many bloggers or a favorite for others to revisit. *
 
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Off and on for the past couple of years, I've thought about the cardboard sewing cards I had when I was a little girl. They were lightweight cardboard, about 6" square, and had drawings on them, with holes punched in certain areas. The set also came with colorful yarn lengths that had the little *plastic coating at the ends, so they wouldn't unravel.*
 
( * New update: Did you know?....... An aglet (or aiglet) is a small plastic or metal sheath typically used on each end of a shoelace, cord, or drawstring. An aglet keeps the fibers of the lace or cord from unraveling; its firmness and narrow profile make it easier to hold and easier to feed through the eyelets, lugs, or other lacing guides.* )



(Above two pictures are from Kim




Here's one from Back 2 Vintage
 
See the "sewing" around Wendy on the left, and the tea pot on the right? I didn't  have these exact cards, but I had hours of fun with mine. They were great because they could be used over and over.



(google image)

Another favorite of mine....Paper Dolls!
And I LOVED the Lennon Sisters.
My family watched them every week on
The Lawrence Welk Show.
 Since I had two older sisters, I always felt like I was Janet,
 the youngest Lennon sister.
We even sang and harmonized a little bit.
I have such wonderful memories of my early years.


What about you? Did you have sewing cards and/or paper dolls? What were your favorites?
 
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* Welcome to my newest follower, Mildred Ratched. I hope you'll stop by often and always enjoy what you read and see! Thank you! *
 
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"There is a garden in every childhood, an enchanted place where colors are brighter, the air softer, and the morning more fragrant than ever again." ~Elizabeth Lawrence