Yarnvertising: DIY Fashion Adverts Of The 1970s
People don’t appreciate these days the level of DIY fashion in the 1960s and 1970s. Women back then knew how to sew and magically make stuff out of balls of yarn – it was almost a required skill. Then, seemingly overnight, it became a lost art…
“I don’t think people these days appreciate the level of DIY fashion in the 1960s and 1970s. Women back then knew how to sew and magically make stuff out of balls of yarn – it was a required skill since time immemorial. Then, seemingly overnight, it became a lost art. I suppose the Baby Boomers didn’t feel it was a useful skill for “the modern girl” and neglected to pass it on to the next generation.” – Yeoman Lowbrow of Flashbak.
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