Use the links below to access printable PDF files of the main content of "Make It Yourself": Home Sewing, Gender, and Culture, 1890–1930.
Chapter 1: "Sewed Considerable": Home Sewing and the Meanings of Women's Domestic Work
Chapter 2: "Boundless Possibilities""Boundless Possibilities"
Chapter 3: "When Mother Lets Us Sew": Girls, Sewing, and Femininity
Chapter 4: Commodifying "Domestic Virtues": Business and Home Sewing
Chapter 5: Clothing for Sport: Home Sewing as a Laboratory for New Standards