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Number of posts : 211
Age : 44
Location : Brideshead
Title : Bright Young Thing
Registration date : 2008-01-02

PostSubject: Re: "It's all about me!"   Mon Jan 21, 2008 5:46 pm

Beware of knitty, though -- the patterns/articles they have can sometimes be frighteningly bizarre/trendy!

Oh, that must be the same book I mentioned -- mine's also from the '40s, with the same color scheme -- I notice the ones I pointed out on ebay were all '50s editions, and green and red, but I expect they're otherwise identical.
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Location : Not New York
Registration date : 2008-01-02

PostSubject: Re: "It's all about me!"   Mon Jan 21, 2008 6:00 pm

I seldom make the patterns (except for Fetching and one other I can't call to mind at the moment).

But that's not why I'm there. The technique articles are excellent, and the people are among the nicest I've ever encountered online.

I was thinking it was the same book, too. Very useful!

In fact, I just picked one up for someone I know through the office; she just quit smoking and wants something to keep her hands busy...she says. Beware, it can be an Addiction, Sue!
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Location : Ohio
Title : the_librarian
Registration date : 2008-01-07

PostSubject: Re: "It's all about me!"   Tue Feb 12, 2008 1:16 am

the_librarian wrote:
Hi all!

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study We’ve been toiling away down in the retro workshops to bring you the first ever newsletter, the Retro Review. Now, being a total amateur at this, but with the shining courage of those who have gone before, I should have the newsletter to press here very shortly.

Update...I'm working on this...really I am. I've got a domain name and a brand-new set of software and am thinking about registering an ISSN. There's a few articles in the can, but I still need to do a few more. For all of those who indicated they wanted one, hang on! If you are new and didn't see the post the first time, I think it's a page or two somewhere around here. In any event, soon, I promise! It will be similar to my blog, but unique articles and information, not just recycled stuff.

See ya....

Updated often and always fresh, I try to post cool retro and vintage history stuff on my blog that you might like. Check it out below:

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Age : 48
Location : Southern California
Registration date : 2008-06-23

PostSubject: Re: "It's all about me!"   Mon Jun 23, 2008 7:00 pm

Kittenwithawhip wrote:
Tell me about your specialties and your passions.

I loved reading about everyone's specialties and interests. Smile

I have a few passions. Mainly anything from the WW2 era, both American and British, with emphasis on style, homefront experiences, women's experiences, film and radio. I was raised on classic film and the love is still with me- for me, classic means it was made before 1960, and if it's classic horror, more the better. I have a love of all things vintage Halloween. I collect and listen to radio shows from WW2 and before, primarily, including news broadcasts from the war. I also have a big love for soundies. I love to cook and while I don't own any vintage cookbooks yet, I spend a lot of time looking at ration cookery books online.

(I almost the same avvy as yours, Kittenwithawhip! I love that image.)
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