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For A Busy Life - What She Wore in 1955April 22
McCall's Magazine had advice for the gal in 1955. "For a busy life at home or in the office, what looks freshest and takes the least care? The answer: summer suits and dresses of synthetic fibers, alo...
Eleven Busiest Models of 1955April 21
The April 1955 cover featured eleven of the most popular models of the day. How many can you name? ...
Use Your Maid's Old UniformApril 17
In 1943 a lot of the sewing books focused on renovating and remaking, using what you already had to make what you needed. For this School Girl's dress it is suggested that you use a flowered cotton ho...
Make Warm Knee Caps for Our Soldier BoysApril 16
From 'Plain and Fancy Needlework', November 1917, this pattern shows how to crochet Knee Caps. They only take one half hank Germantown knitting yarn, and a No. 3 1/2 hook. And I'm sure the soldier boy...