Forgotten Household Crafts

Author(s): John Seymour


This is a practical guide to the Good Old Days. Rediscover the lost world of traditional household crafts with 'the grand master of self-sufficiency' ("Kitchen Garden") John Seymour. Master tried and trusted methods that have been honed over the centuries and learn to make butter and cheese, embroider, keep bees, decorate your home, and more. As Seymour himself once said "we must fill our homes and our lives with beautiful things again and cast out the mass-produced rubbish. This book shows that such things are possible." It contains all the practical advice you need to produce what you need for yourself.


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John Seymour was an active campaigner for the countryside and the environment and is the acknowledged founding father of the self-sufficiency movement. Students still come from around the world to learn first hand about his lifestyle and philosophies at the centre that he established in southern Ireland. He died in 2004.

General Fields

  • : 9781405322225
  • : Dorling Kindersley Ltd
  • : DK
  • : August 2007
  • : 224mm X 177mm X 26mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Hardback
  • : 745.5
  • : 256
  • : Illustrations
  • : John Seymour