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Home economics class in High School. Each group had their own kitchen where they could learn to cook.
Home Ec class / OMG do I remember this!! We had to wear a scarf over our hair when we were cooking.
Middle School Home Ec class We called it Jr. High school. Had to learn to sew before we could cook. We made our own aprons.
High school Home Ec class, 1950s...need this for our now generation!
Vintage sewing supplies learned to use these in Home Ec in 9th grade in Mrs. Partlow's class.
A ceramic Christmas tree....still gets put up every year!!
Smock tops... My mom made many of these for me in the 70's... Nice memories.. I remember her using this same pattern.
.I hated these desks in high school!
Pretty sure we had this pattern!
Teaching home economics to daughters. (My sister is a home ec - now called "Life Skills"- teacher! :)
♥ Ceramic Christmas Trees! This is just like the one my mom made years ago. I use it every year. Same bulbs and all lit up!
Typing class -- I LOVED it! And to learn on a manual typewriter (no electrics or computers) was an experience not to be forgotten.
Vintage Simplicity Pattern 5341 Size Small 8 & 10, Set of Smock Tops by Sassy By Design, via Flickr
Psychedelic Terrycloth Beachsuit, 1970 by MewDeep, via Flickr
An Old Singer print