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Singer Sewing Machine Attachments from 1906

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This little booklet is the "Instructions for Using The Singer Manufacturing Co's Attachments  - Style No. II for No. 27 Machine&quo...
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For A Busy Life - What She Wore in 1955

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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 leas...
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Eleven Busiest Models of 1955

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The April 1955 cover featured eleven of the most popular models of the day. How many can you name?  
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Use Your Maid's Old Uniform

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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 Gi...
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Make Warm Knee Caps for Our Soldier Boys

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From 'Plain and Fancy Needlework', November 1917, this pattern shows how to crochet Knee Caps. They only take one half hank Germanto...
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It's 1967 - Let's Wear Paper Dresses!

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The Paper Caper - 1967 Paper Dresses You can't clean them, but you can snip off the dirty parts. "The Duchess of Windsor has worn i...
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Dance Away A Bermuda Afternoon

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"Each spring they flock to Bermuda like birds to a rookery, full of primordial purpose. As a Princeton freshman put it, "You can g...
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Your Wig Wardrobe

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The Complete Book of Fashion Modeling (1969) also shows what wigs you'll need to have if you are going to be a successful model. "Y...
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Sit Pretty On The Washing Machine

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The Complete Book of Fashion Modeling (1969) by Bernie Lenz is just the best guide for your future. "The world of modeling is widesprea...
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Full Fashioned Silk Hosiery - 1928

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These were offered through the Gorcy Embroidery Journal- a monthly catalog from a Montreal based department company. This ad was in the Augu...
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Bead Coiffure - 1865

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This beautiful woman was in the 1865 Lady's Friend Magazine. She is showing her "Bead Coiffure". Imagine the elaborate work, n...
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Aprons - Glamorous and Practical

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McCall's Needlework & Crafts magazine from 1956 shows apron patterns worthy of your time. The Bavarian style asks for a lot of cross...
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