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Buying Your Home Sewing Machine
The publication carries a paragraph stating that it was "intended as an aid for home demonstration agents and 4-H Club agents in answering questions on how to buy sewing machines." Topics covered by the publication include the choice of machines, new or used machines, features and types of controls. 12 pp. Archive copy of bulletin. Do not use for current recommendations.

Detergents for Home Laundering
The publication presents an overview of types of detergents. This is followed by a discussion of how detergents work. The remainder of the publication provides information about using detergents in various situations. 9 pp.

Fitting Coats and Suits
All aspects of tailoring a woman's suit are covered. Photographs help illustrate many steps in the tailoring process. 25 pp.

Home Laundering: the Equipment and the Job
All aspects of laundering are covered from organizing the laundry area to ironing the clean clothes. Laundering special fabric types or unusual items is also described. 24 pp. Archive copy of bulletin. Do not use for current recommendations.

How to Tailor a Woman's Suit
All aspects of tailoring a woman's suit are covered. Photographs help illustrate many steps in the tailoring process. 25 pp.

Mending Men's Suits
Drawings help illustrate many aspects of mending a man's suit. Additional information is provided for preventing wear and adjusting the fit of the trousers. 25 pp.

Read Fiber Labels for Clues to Better Clothing Care

Cooperative Extension Service
Michigan State University
Extension Bulletin e373

Issued  March 1960    4 pages  (Fil. 1)

Archive copy of bulletin. Do not use for current recommendations.  For current recommendations contact your local Extension Office.



Removing Stains from Fabrics, Home Methods
The first section describes the various types stain removers. The second section provides instructions for specific types of stains. 33 pp.

Simplified Clothing Construction
Drawings and photographs help illustrate the construction of a woman's dress. 33 pp.

Soaps and Detergents for Home Laundering
The publication covers the use of soaps and detergents for use in home laundering. Various soaps and detergents are described and information is provided about matching the proper product with the proper fabric and washing technique. 9 pp.

Textile Care: Drycleaning and Fabric Care
MSU Extension Service
Michigan State University
Extension Publications E450

N.A.
Issued September 1964 2 pages (Fil. 1)

Archive copy of bulletin. Do not use for current recommendations. For current recommendations contact your local Michigan Extension office.

Washing Machines, Selection and Use

Information is circa 1955 so covers automatic and nonautomatic washing machines. Tips on what to look for in both types of washers are presented. Washing machine care and washing tips are also presented. Diagrams help illustrate concepts presented in the text. Slightly revised. 25 pp.



Wise Up on the Why's of Some Clothing Care Problems

Information about various fabrics and recommendations for their care to keep them from losing color, shape or size. 5 pp.

Archive copy of bulletin. Do not use for current recommendations. For current recommendations contact your local Extension office. Michigan Offices.



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