"30 Gorgeous Designs for Home, Garden, Fashion, Gifts"
By Susan Cropper
(Potter Craft, Paperback, 9780823099764, 144pp.)
Publication Date: November 13, 2007
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Get the vintage
the vintage aggravation
Everybody loves a great vintage find on eBay or in
an antique shop. Unfortunately, everybody also
knows that for every great vintage find, there are
dozens of "vintage" items that are really just "old
and kind of dirty." Ick. Now readers can make their
very own "vintage" home accents, accessories,
gifts, and more with Vintage Crochet, the book that
brings together the best in brand-spankin' new
designs for great nostalgic projects. Author Susan Cropper gathers the finest crochet designs into four
sections: Nostalgic Home, modern-retro accents;
Lazy Summers, hot styles for picnics and patios;
Boho Babes, hip fashions like a sheath dress, a
shrug, and a beaded necklace; and Gorgeous Gifts,
nifty presents. This is vintage as it was meant to be: fun, amusing, nostalgic... and really really clean.
• More than 30 chic, nostalgic projects for
crocheters at every level
• Home accents, clothing, gifts, more, by top
designers, including Bee Clinch, Alicia Paulson,
• International style! Author has roots in
NYC and London
Susan Cropper, originally from New York City, sells yarns and more at her London store Loop. Elle Decoration and Time Out London spotted it immediately as
one of the top shops in the city. Cropper
has been an art director and designer
for magazines and stores for more than twenty years. She lives in London.
of the top shops in the city. Cropper