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Hazel Page stores thousands of buttons in an 18 drawer printers tqpe chest. How did it all start? Teaching children embroidery sounds harmless enough, but one day in the early 1970's something caught my eye [...]



Celluloid Xylonite toilet articles   The Plastiquarian has had many articles about the people who created, designed, made and used plastic items, but less about the retail side. Items which now hide in the back [...]

The Repair of Plastics: Part 2


POLYESTER RESINS: These are the resins used to bond glass mat into socalled 'fibreglass' and come in paste form or liquid. A convenient type of the former is Plastic Padding General Purpose which comes in [...]

Deck the Halls – with Plastic!


Deck the Halls – with Plastic! Carolyn Clark owns up to her addiction to Christmas plastics. For many people plastic at Christmas time means children’s toys and presents which may be anything these days ranging [...]