Lost Crafts: Rediscovering Traditional Skills, by McGovern, Una
- ISBN: 9780550104267 | 0550104267
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 1/15/2009
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This charming new book is an engaging introduction to a range of traditional crafts and activities. One hundred skills are described and illustrated, from trout-guddling to lacemaking, beekeeping to drystone walling. Whether wanting to learn a new craft, explore social history or reminisce about pastimes from a bygone age, readers of all ages will lose themselves in Lost Crafts. And with more of us choosing green and ethical lifestyles, there has never been a better time to rediscover these sustainable pursuits. *100 traditional crafts, activities and pastimes*For browsing, daydreaming, inspiration or action*Full of tips and suggestions for further reading*Practical and pleasurable, with an engaging tone*Beautifully illustrated throughout*An ideal gift for friends and family of all ages