Set of 1950s Atlas Handicrafts 'How To' Booklets on Basketry & Weaving

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Fabulous little collection of booklets produced by Atlas Handicrafts, makers of various crafting materials and kits during the 1950s & 60s. The books mostly cover various forms of basketry and have instructions for planters, fruit bowls, trays and lamps in true mid century style - some of the suggested items, such as the bases for the planters are ready made craft parts sold by Atlas at the time, so you may need to recreate the basics by hand. And if you don’t actually want to make the items you can just enjoy the wonderful graphics on the cover pages that give a nice insight into home fashions of the era.

Six booklets in total - each measures 21.5cm x 13.5 cm and contains approx 20 pages. All in very good condition given their age and the nature of the material, with expected storage wear to the covers.

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