World War II Rationing Ideas

by Archive from Blogger on May 21, 2011 · 4 comments

in Vintage Sewing

I love searching through the archive video clips on the British Pathe website. My favorite are clips based on fashion hints for women due to war rationing. When I came across the video titled: FASHION HINTS (aka PATCHWORK & HATS) . It reminded me of a wool hat that I had stuck away that might just work for such a project.

It started like this:

And ended up this:

Check out how I did it on my blog:

Off to work on more fun projects!

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Eily May 21, 2011 at 8:32 pm

That is truly spectacular!!!


A.J.A. May 21, 2011 at 9:02 pm

Lovely! What a brilliant refashion!


Suzanne May 22, 2011 at 9:43 am

Very nice job!


Evis May 24, 2011 at 3:14 am

How cool! I will haveto try this when I get hold of a wide brimmed wool hat.


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