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March 20, 2013

Junior Miss sewing kit

Filed under: Item of the Day — Lizzie Ehrenhalt @ 9:30 am

Junior Miss sewing kit

Hasbro Junior Miss sewing kit used at the Dowling Urban Environmental School in Minneapolis, Minnesota during the 1950s. The kit consists of a sewing box; a sewing machine; a doll; a doll dress pattern; a pre-cut doll dress; three pre-cut doll shirts; metal scissors; spools of thread; a needle in a needle book; two pieces of extra cloth; a thimble; a laminated flash card; dress pattern directions; an “important hints” leaflet; and a sewing machine set-up instruction sheet.

For details and additional pictures, view the sewing kit in our online collections database.

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