Amy Barickman's Vintage Notions is an inspirational guide and creative collection that features needlework, cooking, sewing, and fashion. Inspired by the wisdom of Mary Brooks Picken, a pioneer in the domestic arts and an authority on dressmaking and fashion, Mary's sole purpose was to educate women, encourage their entrepreneurial spirit, and elevate the value of their work. This book features; inspirational essays and projects for each month, seasonal recipes and decorating ideas, a storage pocket for each season, and twelve Magic Patterns--easy-to-make chic sewing projects. Hrdcvr. 241 p. Autographed.