The Clothesline

The Clothesline

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The Clothesline is a nostalgic yet practical guide to a less complicated time, when women shared household secrets, recipes and remedies over the back fence. Filled with historic and contemporary photographs and illustrations, the book includes tips on creating a fun yet functional laundry room, information on laundry collectibles, hints for easy care of heirloom linens, and traditional wash-day recipes like lavender ironing water and verbena soap. Visit the Clothesline website for helpful tips, excerpts from the book, and author tour information.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 96 pages
  • 205.7 x 205.7 x 17.8mm | 453.6g
  • Gibbs M. Smith Inc
  • Layton, UT, United States
  • English
  • 60 colour photographs, 20 b&w photographs
  • 1586851438
  • 9781586851439

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Remember the scent and feel of line-dried linens? They reflect a soulful task--a labor of love that connects mothers and grandmothers to the simpler times spent sharing household secrets, recipes, and remedies over the back fence. With tips for creating a fabulous laundry room, information on laundry collectibles, hints for easy car of heirloom linens, and traditional wash-day recipes like lavender ironing water and verbena soap, The Clothesline will put a positive spin in anyone's rinse cycle.show more

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13 ratings
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3 23% (3)
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