Catalog Sunday


I love household hints, so I've decided to post more from my 1940s book.



2 comments:

  1. I miss "household hints" and "helpful tips" and that sort of thing. Today's version, which you see all over the Internet, is "Things you're doing wrong" and that seems so rude to me. I guess I must be getting old, haha.

    ReplyDelete

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

Labels

1940 (636) 1930 (397) dress (379) catalog Sunday (375) progress (215) repro (153) suit (150) cotton (143) coat (140) pattern (114) hat (105) blouse (101) 1950 (100) shoes (96) 1920 (88) etsy (88) personal (81) jacket (76) WWII (73) illustration (72) Chicago Mail Order (66) Lane Bryant (66) fabric (66) gown (66) Wards (65) day project (65) vintageville (65) simplicity (64) nvl (63) McCall (62) linen (62) butterick (61) separates (59) skirt (59) pants (58) homemaking (57) event (54) foundation garments (54) music (54) rayon (53) dubarry (50) day dress (48) flower (48) house coat (46) sweater (46) Sears (43) wool (41) stockings (39) playsuit (38) make and mend (36) slip (35) 1960 (34) hollywood (33) accessories (32) Spiegel (31) advertisement (31) showcase (31) apron (30) buttons (30) holiday (30) purse (30) catalog (29) pajamas (29) National Bellas Hess. (28) robe (28) cocktail dress (27) dance (27) denim (27) dust bowl (27) cmo (26) dyeing (26) Man Month (25) drawing (25) furniture (25) costume (24) NRA (23) navy (23) overalls (23) MnM11 (22) sew-along (22) gloves (21) underpants (21) men (20) giveaway (19) In Memoriam (18) bra (18) hair (17) mnm12 (17) patterns (17) royalchrome (17) silk (17) CVTotI (16) PPP (16) stout (16) 1910 (15) children (15) craft (15) jacket in a week (15) jewelry (15) nightgown (15) velvet (15) Air Raid (14) bathing suit (14) quilt (14) swimsuit (14) MnM13 (13) beret (13) cloche (13) pictorial (13) repair (13) sewing (13) advance (12) alteration (12) collar (12) dress form (12) lace (12) loungewear (12) mail order (12) rick rack (12) seersucker (12) sweaters (12) MnM14 (11) plaid (11) New York (10) border print (10) cape (10) cicada (10) depression (10) lingerie (10) men's (10) piping (10) redingote (10) the gardenia dress (10) tiki (10) wardrobe (10) anne addams (9) cocktail (9) girdle (9) red (9) 1970 (8) corduroy (8) excella (8) food (8) hats (8) marian martin (8) panties (8) sleeve (8) socks (8) tweed (8) uniform (8) bag (7) bolero (7) crepe (7) design (7) embroidery (7) family (7) halloween (7) jimjams (7) just because (7) movie (7) scarf (7) shirt (7) toys (7) Phantom of the Opera (6) calico (6) classic (6) color (6) costuming (6) expo (6) garter (6) knitting (6) novelty print (6) restoration (6) sale (6) shirtwaist (6) shopping (6) sick (6) sleepwear (6) smock (6) theater (6) zipper (6) applique (5) architecture (5) bargain (5) blackface (5) body (5) book (5) brooch (5) cat (5) chambray (5) fashion (5) flapper (5) glass (5) jacket in a week 2 (5) jumper (5) little things (5) mock-up (5) museum (5) notions (5) party (5) photos (5) pimp (5) pleats (5) slippers (5) underdress (5) vogue (5) 1980 (4) comments (4) elastic (4) evening gown (4) handkerchief (4) maternity (4) monogram (4) monster making (4) necktie (4) pets (4) revolution (4) scallop (4) sweater dress (4) tappants (4) wedding (4) 1800s (3) 1900 (3) 1930s (3) 1945 (3) VPP (3) WWI (3) corset (3) cosmetics (3) cuff (3) darning (3) dicky (3) ebay (3) furnishings (3) lindy (3) shirring (3) sporty (3) styling (3) summer (3) teaching (3) upholstery (3) vest (3) vintage (3) viva (3) watches (3) 1990 (2) PDF (2) SAT (2) UK (2) beach pajamas (2) beauty (2) beer (2) belt (2) bloomers (2) blue (2) books (2) commission (2) cookies (2) deco (2) detail (2) diner (2) dog (2) doggie (2) doll (2) feedsack (2) gowns (2) hiking (2) housewares (2) interview (2) kickstarter (2) learning (2) lucite (2) natural (2) nylon (2) outsize (2) pin-tucking (2) pique (2) playclothes friday (2) raglan (2) retro (2) rings (2) ruffles (2) satin (2) sequin (2) shorts (2) singer (2) ski suit (2) slacks (2) snoods (2) stripes (2) sundries (2) superior (2) thrift (2) turban (2) two-tone (2) wearing history (2) winter (2) workwear (2) yellow (2) yoke (2) ADSLA (1) Brian (1) Casts of Color (1) Hart Schaffner n Marx (1) Lady Day (1) National Coat and Suit Company (1) Rowman's (1) San Francisco (1) Steampunk (1) adventure (1) apple (1) atomic (1) awards (1) baby (1) bakelite (1) bar (1) baseball (1) batman (1) bead (1) bed (1) bedspread (1) berthas (1) bike (1) birthday (1) black people (1) blogs (1) boots (1) bracelets (1) burda (1) candy (1) cardigan (1) cleaning (1) clock (1) closet (1) comic (1) cosplay (1) couch (1) custom (1) drinking (1) drop waist (1) fagoting (1) fat people (1) felt (1) flocking (1) flooring (1) fonts (1) footware (1) fur (1) gadgets (1) godet (1) grading (1) guest comments (1) gusset (1) halter (1) handmade (1) history (1) hood (1) hygiene (1) instructions (1) kitchen (1) landmark (1) lawn (1) makeup (1) mensturation (1) mid-century modern (1) misses (1) muppet (1) needle (1) notches (1) pattern making (1) pearls (1) pictures (1) plants (1) plus size (1) pocket (1) portraits (1) puppet (1) recreation (1) refashion (1) ric rac (1) rugs (1) sailor (1) sci-fi (1) serger (1) shades (1) sharkskin (1) skit (1) standard (1) swing (1) swing dress (1) textles (1) thread (1) tips (1) tote (1) tour (1) travel (1) tv (1) twill (1) type (1) umbrella (1) veil (1) video (1) vintage outing (1) white (1) woman (1) women (1) writing (1) year (1)