The Clothesline is a nostalgic yet practical guide to a less complicated time, when women shared household secrets, recipes and remedies over the back fence. Filled with historic and contemporary photographs and illustrations, the book includes tips on creating a fun yet functional laundry room, information on laundry collectibles, hints for easy care of heirloom linens, and traditional wash-day recipes like lavender ironing water and verbena soap. Visit the Clothesline website for helpful tips, excerpts from the book, and author tour information.To make sure an object is old and not a reproduction, took for signs of wear, which should be in obvious, logical places. ... The wood may seem old on the outside, but slightly scratch the object (in an inconspicuous spot) to see if it is old belowanbsp;...
|Author||:||Irene Rawlings, Andrea Van Steenhouse, David Foxhoven|
|Publisher||:||Gibbs Smith - 2002|