Make do & mend, its relevance today?

This garment care and repair ethic was originally born out of necessity of poverty then taken by the government in both world wars to reduce the need for fabric so production could be focused on war efforts.

The book is full of useful tips and methods to extend the life of garments and how to repurpose when past repair. The chapter titles alone would be a great sauce of research paths.

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http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/1904897649?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_detailpage_o08_s00

Eco warriors of today use the mantra to encourage society to do its bit for the environment but as the green issue is becoming second nature there seems to be no visible slow down in consumerism.

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