Mrs. Sew and Sew

How to Mend and Darn Clothing, World War II-Style

MRS. SEW AND SEW SAYS On darning holes and tears Do not wait for holes to develop. It is better to darn as soon as garments begin to wear thin. Imitate, as well as possible, the texture…

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Make Slippers for the Whole Family, World War II-Style

At the height of clothes rationing during World War II, U.K. civilians were introduced to Mrs. Sew-and-Sew, a fictional character cooked up by the British Board of Trade to promote the…

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