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Clothing Management: Knit Know How, Louise Young Jan 1992

Clothing Management: Knit Know How, Louise Young

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Knit fabrics have become popular because they arc comfortable, versatile, shed wrinkles, and travel well. Knits, on the whole, arc easy to sew, especially for beginners. Knits can be found in abundance all year long depending on current fashion trends, ranging from stable double suit weight knit to soft supple jerseys. Bulky knits are available for sweaters and jackets, soft fleece and spandex are great for sports and activewear while jerseys and tricot are the choice for lingerie and up-to-date fashions for every scene. The mix and matchable knits have so many faces you could create an entire wardrobe using ...


Clothing Management: Serger Sense, Louise Young Jan 1992

Clothing Management: Serger Sense, Louise Young

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The serger machine, also known as an overlock, has revolutionized home sewing. They are fast, convenient, andd produce a professional seam. A serger will sew up to 1700 stitches per minute wheras the conventional sewing machine sews form 700 to 1100 stitches per minute. They can stitch, trim and overcast all at the same time. Another plus for sergers is the way they handle all fabrics from difficult to control silks and sheers to easy to handle knits.


Upholstery Care, Leona K. Hawks Jan 1992

Upholstery Care, Leona K. Hawks

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After a period of time, the appearance of your upholstered furniture pieces may be dulled by an accumulation of soil which is not readily removed even by frequent vacuuming. When this occurs, it may become necessary to clean your upholstery by using appropriate cleaning products and equipment. This booklet is designed as a guide for the care of upholstered furniture.


Consumer Fraud And Deceit: Don't Be A Target, Norleen Ackerman Ph.D Sep 1990

Consumer Fraud And Deceit: Don't Be A Target, Norleen Ackerman Ph.D

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American consumers lose an estimated $50 billion per year-almost $700 per household-to fraudulent schemes and deceptive sales practices. While most businesses are honest and fair to consumers, some arc not. It takes two people-a seller and a consumer-to make a deceptive selling scheme work.


Care Of Down And Synthetic Sleeping Bags, Leona K. Hawks Sep 1990

Care Of Down And Synthetic Sleeping Bags, Leona K. Hawks

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If your down or synthetic sleeping bag is treated properly, it will give you years of reliable service. If treated improperly, it can easily be ruined by just one small mistake. The following are some general tips concerning the proper use and care of your sleeping bag.


Home Designs, Leona K. Hawks Jan 1990

Home Designs, Leona K. Hawks

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Kitchen Appliances, Leona K. Hawks Jan 1990

Kitchen Appliances, Leona K. Hawks

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Cooktops And Cookware, Leona K. Hawks Jan 1990

Cooktops And Cookware, Leona K. Hawks

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Selecting An Innerspring Mattress, Leona K. Hawks Jan 1987

Selecting An Innerspring Mattress, Leona K. Hawks

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Selecting Ceramic Tile, Leona K. Hawks Jan 1987

Selecting Ceramic Tile, Leona K. Hawks

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Selecting A Comfortable Chair, Leona K. Hawks Jan 1987

Selecting A Comfortable Chair, Leona K. Hawks

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Selecting Vinyl Flooring, Leona K. Hawks Jan 1987

Selecting Vinyl Flooring, Leona K. Hawks

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Selecting A Comfortable Mattress, Leona K. Hawks Jan 1987

Selecting A Comfortable Mattress, Leona K. Hawks

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Selecting Metal Furniture, Leona K. Hawks Jan 1987

Selecting Metal Furniture, Leona K. Hawks

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Selecting Upholstered Furniture, Leona K. Hawks Jan 1987

Selecting Upholstered Furniture, Leona K. Hawks

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Selecting Wood Furniture, Leona K. Hawks Jan 1987

Selecting Wood Furniture, Leona K. Hawks

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Selecting Paint, Leona K. Hawks Jan 1987

Selecting Paint, Leona K. Hawks

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Selecting Wood Flooring, Leona K. Hawks Jan 1987

Selecting Wood Flooring, Leona K. Hawks

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Selecting A Water Mattress, Leona K. Hawks Jan 1987

Selecting A Water Mattress, Leona K. Hawks

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Selecting Bamboo And Rattan Furniture, Leona K. Hawks Jan 1987

Selecting Bamboo And Rattan Furniture, Leona K. Hawks

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Selecting A Carpet And Pad, Leona K. Hawks Jan 1987

Selecting A Carpet And Pad, Leona K. Hawks

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Selecting Plastic Laminates, Leona K. Hawks Jan 1987

Selecting Plastic Laminates, Leona K. Hawks

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Selecting Wood Paneling, Leona K. Hawks Jan 1987

Selecting Wood Paneling, Leona K. Hawks

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How To Compare Fuel And Electricity Costs For Home Heating, Steven L. Folkman Oct 1985

How To Compare Fuel And Electricity Costs For Home Heating, Steven L. Folkman

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Selecting the least expensive energy source for heating a building can be a confusing task. The confusion usually is caused by the units used to measure energy consumption and the efficiencies of the device used to convert the energy source into heat. This document provides typical information which will aid in comparison of different energy sources.


Family Dollar Watch, Marilyn B. Noyes Jan 1980

Family Dollar Watch, Marilyn B. Noyes

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No matter what your income is, you probably feel you need more money to meet your expenses. More money is not the answer to financial problems. Knowing how to manage what you have can help. Family Dollar Watch is planned for families, but the same plan shown here will work for individuals, the young, and the retired.


Inferred Values Of Clothing Related To Adjustment Among Pregnant Women, Violet Elizabeth Dowdeswell May 1972

Inferred Values Of Clothing Related To Adjustment Among Pregnant Women, Violet Elizabeth Dowdeswell

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The first objective of this study was to investigate the adjustment of women during pregnancy through various indices, namely: level of anxiety, attitudes to pregnancy, and perception of body-image boundaries, and to investigate the relationship among these indices. A second objective was to determine if a significant rank order of values inferred through clothing exists among pregnant women, and to relate these values to the measures of adjustment. The comparison of women by trimester and gravidity on the measures of adjustment and the inferred values, was a third objective. The theoretical framework proposed that adjustment to the stress of pregnancy ...


Survey Of 1968 Graduates Of Home Economics Programs At Intermountain School In Brigham City, Utah, Aty Bakker Bitton May 1969

Survey Of 1968 Graduates Of Home Economics Programs At Intermountain School In Brigham City, Utah, Aty Bakker Bitton

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The Home Economics Program of Intermountain School in Brigham City, Utah was studied by a survey of graduates of the program of the year 1968. Research data was obtained from two sources: (1) a questionnaire to students who had graduated from the Home Economics Programs of Intermountain School in Brigham City in the year 1968, and (2) a questionnaire to employers of these students.

Findings of the study were that Home Economics education is useful to students in their personal life as well as in post high school training and employment and that a majority of the employers questioned rated ...