Friday, May 20, 2011

Hand Knitted Chic, 1933 version

These are a selection from Hand Knitted Chic, a pattern publication from Bucilla, published in 1933. Let's set the stage. It's the depths of the Depression. The mood is not happy. It's down right grim. Most women are in the Depression Make Do and Mend Mode, the one that came before the WWII version. An awful lot of women can't afford store bought clothing. Or even good fabric like wool and silk by the yard, at that. But if they can knit - a whole new wardrobe awaits...   For more click Here

 The Swagger Suit
 The Stroller Suit

2 comments:

PinesVintageClothing said...
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wholesale clothing said...

yeah me too, early 50's and late 70's vintage clothing are great, I found it through internet.

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