A weekly-ish blog sharing my series of collages about growing up in the South during the 1950s.
Monday, January 27, 2014
"S" - SHE WORE STIFFLY STARCHED CLOTHES
A lot of time was spent taking care of clothes. After our 100% cotton outfits were worn, they were re-washed and hung out to dry on the clothesline - then heavily starched and ironed. Clothes were stiff and wrinkled very easily - especially when "smootching" with a date.