• Short Summary

    Fashion tips for using scraps of old material, and making two hats out of one.

  • Description

    Fashion hints.

    Fashion item based on advice given by Anne Edwards, fashion editor of Woman magazine. Probably filmed at Pathe studios, London.

    A lady sorts through scraps of material and cuts them into squares, she sews the squares onto a piece of net to make a patchwork waistcoat which she models. M/S's of patchwork gown. The lady then cuts the brim off her hat, she stitches long piece of net onto the back of the crown to make a new hat, then takes the brim, pleats and stitches it then adds some more netting. M/S as she models this hat, showing two serviceable hats can be made from one old one.

    Note: for search purposes - 'make do and mend'.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1556.05
    Media URN:
    60169
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/12/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:05:00 / 01:13:02:00
    Canister:
    NSP 351

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