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5 Workbaskets

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Here are 5 Workbaskets, all readable. Used and love by mother, aunts, grandmother, friends and relatives. Some have water marks, but still can be read. Overall, condition is very good. The dates are October 1950, Jan, Feb, and June 1951 and Jan 1952. They are chock full of needlecraft ideas, recipes, and articles of interest to women in the 1950s.

The first issue of Workbasket Magazine was published October 1935. A husband and wife team; John and Clara Tillotson dreamed up a small 8-page needlework service bulletin in their home on the kitchen table. Each issue described step-by-step directions for making lovely needlework. When the Tillotsons first began looking for subscribers, they turned to a list of 5,000 names they had used for another selling idea. Each woman was sent a postcard invitation to join “Aunt Ellen’s Needlework Club.” This was the beginning of a direct mail business for magazine subscriptions that grew into the largest operation of its kind at that time. Its last issue was in 1996.

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Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1950s
  • Craft type: Baking, Basket weaving, Crewel, Cross stitch, Embroidery
  • Material: paper
  • Feedback: 7 reviews
  • Favorited by: 1 person
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in Saint Paul, Minnesota

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