Thought I'd show you the latest addition to my vintage book collection,
No publishing date but I think it must be mid to late 40's.
It is full of useful information,cooking,decorating-check out the ideas for rooms
It has chapters on knitting, crochet
including this collar ( love the hair ), embroidery and dressmaking.
A great chapter on household management
we look like this all the time in our house!
It also has chapters on laundering, first aid, renovations and maintenance but my favourite is this one...
Helpful tips on making all sorts of things including
Forties women seem to have been keen to have a go at most things,although I expect they were like us and bought books full of good intentions to try some of the things in them but then rarely got round to doing them. Or is that just me?
21 hours ago