I can still smell our laundry hanging in the sunshine, bleached white, with blueing added for extra whiteness. I hear the squeak of the clothesline reel, the fluttering of clothes in the prairie breeze...and yes, the hum and grind of our old wringer washer. Laundry was an all-day event. Ironing was on Tuesday.
Dirndl Clothespin Bag- About 10 years ago i got this adorable dirndl-style vintage clothespin bag, and even though i am very delicate with it (as delicate as you can really be with a clothespin bag, anyways) i’m afraid the old fabric might tear anytime. to prepare for that inevitable event, i made a pattern from it so i can whip up a new one when the need arises. Download pattern.