Lost Crafts: Rediscovering Traditional Skills

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Chambers, 2011 - Crafts & Hobbies - 376 pages
6 Reviews
LOST CRAFTS is an attractive and engaging introduction to a range of traditional and sustainable crafts, activities and pastimes. Around 100 traditional pursuits are described and illustrated, from whittling to spinning, beekeeping to dry-stone walling, lace-making to trout guddling. Whether seeking instruction or inspiration, interested in social history or simply curling up in an armchair and daydreaming, the reader will find LOST CRAFTS to be a fascinating treasury of pastimes from a bygone age. And, as awareness grows of our environmental footprints, these sustainable pursuits are increasingly relevant to the modern world.

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User Review  - Calla - Goodreads

I enjoyed the overview and history of each item, but the how-to pieces were very lacking. Read full review

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User Review  - SeaTreasure - Goodreads

The book is about the lost and dying crafts of the United Kingdom and it fascinating. From spinning wool, tatting lace to brewing beer, making and repairing wagon wheels, this book is full of ... Read full review

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