WWII Era Make and Mend for Victory (1942) Learn How to Mend, Darn, and Make Clothing Alterations and Accessories - EBook

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WWII Era Make and Mend for Victory (1942) Learn How to Mend, Darn, and Make Clothing Alterations and Accessories -EBook

This ebook includes all 52 pages of the 1942 Make and Mend for Victory by the Spool Cotton Company. During WWII, clothing was rationed so people had to extend the life of their clothing. This booklet showed them how! In this booklet, there are great pictures and diagrams on the necessary sewing supplies needed to mend clothing and how to conserve them, how to mend and patch clothing, alter and restyle clothing, and make collars, dickeys, hats, and accessories from scraps of yarn, cotton, and fabric. This booklets provides instructions on how to convert a man’s suit into a woman’s suit, how to reuse men’s shirts for children’s clothing, and how to make clothes for children and teenagers. It also shows you how to reclaim used wool, improve sewing techniques, and choose appropriate sewing needles and thread for various types of fabric. Some specific instructions/patterns include:

Collars and Dickeys
1) Pointed Collar
2) Square Collar
3) Vestee with 3 Jabots
4) Scalloped Peter Pan Collar
5) Bias Band Collar with Ruffle
6) Button-On Collar with Crocheted Edging
7) V-Necked Collar
8) Regulation Elastic Bottom Dickey
9) Band Bottom Dickey
10) Vest Bottom Dickey
11) Short Dickey
12) Rever Collar with Ruffled Edging
13) Frilly Edging
14) Motif Collar Edging

Smart Headwork
1) Pillbox
2) Sailor
3) Calot
4) Similar Calot Made from Pattern
5) Bow Calot with Back Ruffle and Matching Bag
6) Knotted Cap and Drawstring Bag
7) Triple Thread Snood
8) Popcorn Calot
9) Frill Pompadour Hat
10) Open Crown Double Crochet Calot
11) Closed Crown Single Crochet Calot
12) Crochet Trimmed Felt Hat
13) Made-Over Visor Cap

Crocheted Edging
1) Collar Medallion (102)
2) Collar Medallion (103)
3) Edging and Insertion (104)
4) Lacy Crochet Brimmed Sailor and Crochet Trimmed Collar

1) Pompon Trimmed Felt Pillbox
2) Crocheted Button Trimmings
a. Basic Crochet Button
b. Color Crochet Button
c. Crocheted Barrel Button
d. Crochet Ball Button
e. Rainbow Button
f. Crocheted Single Flower Button
g. Crocheted Double Flower Button
h. Bone Ring Button
3) Bandanna Skirt and Two-Piece Halter
4) Patchwork Skirt
5) Belt and Frogs
6) Crocheted Frogs and Braid Trim
7) Twisted Necklace and Earrings
8) Star Necklace and Earring Set
9) Wool Pocket
10) Wool Edgings

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Apr 27, 2016 by Chantelle Ho

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