Woman's World 5513; ca. 1936; Don't let your family forget that you are charming & attractive. Wear pretty & colorful morning frocks like this for breakfast. When you can have them just for the making & little cost, it seems a shame to wear unattractive morning dresses, doesn't it. Be a vision of beauty & neatness in your home, you never know when an unexpected guest is going to stop by & it does pay dividends to be prepared. Your greatest sacrifice will not make nearly as much an impression on your loved ones as your own interest in your personal appearance. Any inexpensive cotton (be sure it won't fade when laundered) is suitable for this becoming wrap-around. You could run it up in an hour or so duirng the afternoon just before it is time to prepare dinner. Not even a sleeve to set in which simplifies things & makes your dress cool & comfortable even on the most torrid day. 5513 cuts in sizes 34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44 & 46 inches bust. 36, 4.25 yards 35-inch material with 1 yard 35-inch contrasting.
Illustration & description are from NEEDLE ARTS THE WOMAN'S WORLD BOOK OF NEEDLEWORK FOR 1936 - a catalog offering various needlework patterns & kits for knitting, embroidery, crochet, sewing, etc.
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