Tuesday, May 19, 2009

How to Sew a Button

As a society we've lost track of how to do simple things like darning socks and sewing on buttons. The illustrated instructions at left were part of a WWII primer for boys that taught them how to make simple repairs themselves, saving money and resources for the fight. Today, there's no war but a pressing need still to learn these simple tasks. Thanks to the Web we can benefit from the following instructions. Listen up:

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