Mending Men's Suits

I tell you, I'm just smitten with the Make and Mend culture of the 40s. I recently came across this booklet from 1943 published by the USDA. I have quite a few USDA war time booklets, but very few dedicated to men's clothing.


Here are a few snippets from the booklet.
The guarding against wear sections are my favorite parts. 
I like the chat about the knee and seat guards.
I love the info of repairing the pin stripes. That's so clever and I wonder if people actually did that.

3 comments:

  1. That pin-stripe mending idea is most interesting!

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  2. Maybe they actually did that. During 40's they have some machines to mend mens suits, they also use manual mending which I totally awe.

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  3. When choosing a Suit For Men the color is very important factor to be considered. Which will help you to look good.

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