The Iowa Homemaker

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Fascinating Fabrics

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The pilgrims had only their homespuns but the women of today have almost unlimited variety of fabrics. Until the turn of the twentieth century a garment was either wool, flax, cotton, or silk. The lucky ladies of today have nearly a dozen thermoplastics from which to choose. Man-made and natural fibers are combined in many different blends to give a variety of weaves and finishes.



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