Get a load of this excerpt from a 1949-era Singer Sewing Machine manual:
The Quilt Show Blog shared this little gem with its members. Paragraph two of this excerpt is soooo funny. I NEVER do any of that stuff. Housekeeping chores come last in my schedule of priorities. I often sew in my sweats. Comfort before beauty. My husband would be shocked if he came home with me all dressed up like the manual suggests. Do I even have a dress in my closet that fits anymore? Since I quit working seven years ago, my dress code relaxed tremendously.
Aren’t we glad things have loosened up in the 21st century?
And so it goes,