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Review – Vintage McCall’s Patterns Notebook Collection

Vintage is so popular these days, it’s not surprising that Chronicle Books have come up with a series of notebooks based on the iconic format of McCall’s sewing patterns. Although the clothing depicted on the front is definitely vintage – 60’s or 70’s I’d guess – the format of modern sewing patterns hasn’t changed, but… Continue reading Review – Vintage McCall’s Patterns Notebook Collection

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Interview with Sophia Bennett

Sophia Bennett talks to Papers Pens Poets about her addiction to stationery. I’ve always known I was an addict. It was stationery from the first day I went to primary school. Before my ‘costume dolls from around the world’ collection (which I got a Brownie badge for, aged 8), and my ‘German porcelain coffee cup’ collection (which… Continue reading Interview with Sophia Bennett

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A to Z of Stationery (D)

D is for… Diaries “I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train.” Gwendolyn Fairfax from the Importance of Being Ernest by  Oscar Wilde Anita – I have never been much good at keeping a personal diary. I start with good intentions then forget or life gets in the way… Continue reading A to Z of Stationery (D)

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The A to Z of Stationery (A)

A is for… Archives “Handwritten documents and notes have been passed down through centuries to permanently record some of histories most important events – not just consigned to the virtual trash bin.” National Stationery Week Anita – I have many files saved on my computer full of hundreds of documents but I have just as many… Continue reading The A to Z of Stationery (A)