50pp; illus from photographs and drawings. 10.5" x 7.5" Begins with the Consumer's Victory Pledge: "Buy carefully, take good care of the things I have, waste nothing." Offers "ways to teach an old wardrobe new tricks" by mending, patching, altering and restyling, including "how to convert a man's suit into a woman's suit" and "reclaiming" used wool, plus instructions for crocheting hats, etc. Bookseller Inventory # 032924
Title: MAKE AND MEND FOR VICTORY:; Book No. S-10
Publisher: Spool Cotton Co
Publication Date: 1942
Binding: Original wraps
Book Condition: Very Good +
Edition: Third Edition.
Book Description Spool Cotton Co, New York, NY, 1942. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. 3rd edition. Make and Mend for Victory Book No S-10 written & published by Spool Cotton Co, New York, NY, 1942. 3rd Edition. Paperback. Size 4to. Condition: Nr Fine. 50 Pgs. WWII conservation, a manual showing how to make do with the clothing you have by making it over and making it better. Contents includes: Your Sewing Basket, what you need & how to conserve what you have. How to Mend and Patch. Alterations & Restyling. Dickeys & Collars. Hats to make & remake. Accessorizing from scraps. Converting a man's suit into a woman's suit. Re-using a man's shirt. Restyling women's and girl's clothing. Making attractive clothes for young folks. Reclaiming used wool. Suggestions for easy sewing. Black & white photos and drawings illustrated. Description text copyright 2016 BooksForComfort. Item ID 31273. book. Bookseller Inventory # 31273