Historical information

This book and a number of others like it were owned by the mother and aunts of the donor, Mrs Dorothy Boyle. They were prolific producers of hand knitted and hand made items of clothing and also knitted and sewed for the armed forces during the Second World War. This book is one of five issues of "Madame Weigel's Journal of Fashion" owned by Mrs Boyle's family.

Physical description

Fashion and craft magazine, paper cover printed in green and black with four drawings of jumpers/jackets and gloves being modelled. Contents include patterns for sewn, knitted and crocheted clothes, articles re: cooking, gardening, fashion and general interest, and a loose pattern in four pieces made from tissue paper.

Inscriptions & markings

Registered at the General Post Office Melbourne, for transmission by post as a Newspaper. / 4D / Published / Monthly. / MADAME / WEIGEL'S / JOURNAL OF FASHION / A Delightful Home Journal / Vol. LVII, No. 681. / NOV. 2, 1936. / TINY JACKET, IN KNITTING. /