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Home ec for everyone : practical life skills in 118 projects

Author: Sharon Bowers; David Bowers; Sophia Nicolay
Publisher: New York : Workman Publishing, [2021]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Discover the sublime pleasure and endless rewards of being self-sufficient. In two smartly designed and straightforward encyclopedias of DIY, Home Ec for Everyone and Shop Class for Everyone (previously published together as The Useful Book), here's everything you need to know to fix it, cook it, make it, clean it, build it, and sew it yourself. Each title features dozens of essential skills, practical how-tos, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon Bowers; David Bowers; Sophia Nicolay
ISBN: 9781523512379 1523512377
OCLC Number: 1159046655
Notes: Includes index.
"This book has been adapted from The Useful Book, ©2016." -- Title page verso.
Description: 228 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Cooking --
Sewing --
Laundry & clothing --
Domestic arts --
Life skills --
Conversion tables.
Other Titles: Home economics for everyone :
Responsibility: Sharon & David Bowers ; illustrations by Sophia Nicolay.

Abstract:

"Discover the sublime pleasure and endless rewards of being self-sufficient. In two smartly designed and straightforward encyclopedias of DIY, Home Ec for Everyone and Shop Class for Everyone (previously published together as The Useful Book), here's everything you need to know to fix it, cook it, make it, clean it, build it, and sew it yourself. Each title features dozens of essential skills, practical how-tos, and projects, each explained and illustrated with step-by-step instructions, plus relevant charts, sidebars, lists, and handy toolboxes. Home Ec covers what used to be called the domestic arts, including everything from chopping an onion to hemming a pair of pants to folding a fitted sheet to writing a great thank-you note."--

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