This beautiful facsimile copy makes an excellent, nostalgic gift from a bygone era when hard times were no excuse for shabby dressing. Contains practical tips to repair and improve clothes to save money.
Travel back to the forties when a war-torn Europe was still no excuse to dress shabbily and the one thing you didn't ration was fashion. In this exclusive reproduction of a genuine archive copy, retro domestic goddess Joanna Chase prescribes ways to avoid fashion fauz pax in money-tight scenarios - whether the cause is a lack of coupons - or a credit crunch.
In this book you will learn:
o How to make the most out of every last inch of fabric
o How to transform old skirts into brand spanking new outfits
o How to make clothes out of old furnishings
o How to turn your old dresses into ones that fit for your children
o How to plan a whole families wardrobe in demand
With this book, repackaged in a charming, nostalgic cover, as much a fashion accessory as a practical advice guide, you will learn all this and much much more.
Uniform with this guide: Food Facts for the Kitchen Front o Make your Garden Feed You o The archive collection- because good advice never goes out of date.
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* The three books in this series are chock full with gems of forgotten wisdom from days gone by. Their advice is both time-tested true and given renewed relavance by the current economic climate.
* These genuine facsimile copies have been rescued from the obscurity of the Harper Collins archives in Glasgow, brushed up and repackaged for a new generation of thrifty minded gardeners and home-owners.
* The beautiful packaging and exact replication of the original covers makes these excellent gifts for yourself or someone else.
* Glam is out, necessity is in, and noone does necessity better than these war-time experts in their fields.About the Author:
By Joanna Chase
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Book Description HarperPress, 2009. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0007313772
Book Description HarperPress, 2009. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110007313772