Betty Friedan is Turning Over in Her Grave!

In the first half of the 20th Century it would not be surprising to see advertisements like these: In 1963 Betty Friedan published the Feminine Mystique. It was an attempt to identify the problem that had no name.  Women were frustrated that there was little support for women who wanted to pursue a career outside... Continue Reading →

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Sewing Then and Now

Taken from a Singer sewing machine manual, circa 1949, this excerpt has some valuable and sound advice. Quilty Pleasures, located in Orleans, Ontario, felt it needed updating to make it more relevant to today's modern woman. They included the original in its entirety and then broke it down into its component parts for easier consumption. I tend to agree... Continue Reading →

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