Vintage crafts & hobbies

Antique drawing of a woman - 1800s - Ideas to help you live more creatively
12 ideas to help you live more creatively (1981)

Creativity is not something you are either born with or not: it needs to be discovered, nurtured, and expressed for it to grow. Here are 12 tips from the 1980s that are just as helpful today as ever, plus a look at some creative visions from the past.

Vintage clothing - sewing - Easy jiffy-make ponchos (1955)
Easy jiffy-make ponchos (1955)

This carefree tie-on poncho is cut in just four identical pieces and put together with simple straight sewing. Best of all, it has a dozen uses, can be made in any number of different fabrics, and cut to any length you like.