Make do and Mend didn't stop in the 1940s- any frugal lady knew how to spruce up an old garment. When I found this in one of my old magazines, I thought "How clever!"

 Knit new sleeves, waistband, dickey and more for your old dresses and blouses. What a smart way to give life to a tired piece. From Womens Day Magazine, July 1951-

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