Creating Your Vintage Hallowe'en: The folklore, traditions, and some crafty makes


Full of spooky artworks, ephemera, vintage-inspired makes and aided by rhymes and stories, Creating your Vintage Hallowe’en tells the history of the folklore and traditions surrounding this delightfully unique holiday. When huge numbers of Irish and Scottish immigrants arrived in the United States in the mid-19th century, they brought with them their Celtic ways and Hallowe’en customs. Apples were bobbed for, nuts were burned, mirrors gazed into at midnight, kale stalks pulled and many other games played and charms enthusiastically performed. Pumpkin Jack o’ lanterns, scarecrows, and corn shocks emphasised the harvest aspect of the holiday. Thousands of postcards were dropped into read more

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ISBN:

9781782491439

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

144

Dimensions:

19cm x 17cm

RRP:

$24.99

Category:

Craft and DIY , Fiction , Non-Fiction

Publisher:

CICO

Published:

01 October 2014

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Marion Paull