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New clothes from old, make do and mend, remaking clothes

Whilst in Nottingham at the weekend I picked up a great vintage book called NEW CLOTHES FROM OLD - all about war-time rationing and makin.

New life for old sheets - Mend and Make do,  resources were devoted to the war effort and everyone had to make things last.

New life for old sheets - Mend and Make do, resources were devoted to the war effort and everyone had to make things last.

Pattern Patter : World War II Homefront Fashions

War Poster to encourage thrift

before you put away your clothes ...

make do and mend tips

A reader suggests ... Make Do & Mend dressing gown idea in Christmas 1943 Housewife magazine http://www.millyanddottie.com/userimages/procart2.htm

A reader suggests ... Make Do & Mend dressing gown idea in Christmas 1943 Housewife magazine http://www.millyanddottie.com/userimages/procart2.htm

1940s Housewife's Guide to Making and Mending

INSTANT DOWNLOAD-1940s Housewife Making and Mending wartime recycle,upcycle ebooklet-pdf

INSTANT Housewife Making and Mending wartime recycle,upcycle ebooklet-pdf

make do and mend, re-making clothes, 1940s rationing, 40s fashion, knickers renewed!

make do and mend, re-making clothes, rationing, fashion, knickers renewed!

How to mend & darn clothing World War II-style.

How to mend darn clothing World War II-style.

1941, revitalizing dresses, make do and mend; no pic tues for suggestions 1-3

revitalizing dresses, make do and mend

make do and mend, re-making clothes, 1940s rationing, 40s fashion, US

make do and mend, re-making clothes, rationing, fashion, US

Lucie Whitmore - 3. Propaganda poster © IWM (Art.IWM PST 6079)

Top tips for children

make do and mend

Make Do and Mend

The British Homefront

free crochet and knitting and sewing pattern 1940s vintage hat and purse pdf download

Va-Voom Vintage: Free Sewing Pattern: Vogue 9837 Hat and Bag pixie style hat and slouchy bag

The picture explains it all: New slippers from scraps.

The picture explains it all: New slippers from scraps.

Clothes recycling from vintage 1940s Housewife magazine www.millyanddottie.com

make aprons from your rag bag, make do and mend

Make Do and Mend: I've been mending latley. I just am making it up as I go along, it's a lost art.

Check out the "Saddlebag pockets".

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