Woman and Home

A friend of mine found this magazine in her attic and gave it to me when I started TrixieLixie

Woman and Home magazineThe date of the publication is November 1926! The ‘new kut-eezi printed pattern’ that is FREE inside is still in it, untouched, a fabulous 1920’s dress.

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It is full of adverts for cold creams and face powders, germaline, soap and oxo cubes! There are recipes and craft ideas, how to make a raffia biscuit tin,and a leather handbag!

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I really love the ‘Decoratively Arranged’ page which gives you ideas about how to display your fruit in your fruit bowl and how to display the things on your mantlepiece.

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There are several pages of fashion idea’s on ‘Gay London’s Dress pages’ ‘Whatever fashion dictates Gay London is ready to explain’.

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There is also a free knitting pattern for a vest and long knickers!

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There is a fab beauty page ‘Beauty aids and notions’ ‘ Miss Beauty looks about her and tells you what London Girls are doing, wearing and discussing’

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The cookery page is excellent, now I know why my Swiss Roll won’t roll!

Woman and home magazine 002It is a fantastic gift, I am thrilled to be the present owner of such auseful and informative magazine, I might even attempt to make the dress.

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5 thoughts on “Woman and Home

  1. It is a great gift! 🙂 I have found old magazines at my parents house and don’t know why I have always enjoyed reading them, thinking about how things used to be when I was a kid! 🙂

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