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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - October 18, 1974, High Point, North Carolina Male sewers Findy Hobby is relaxing economic High Point Enterprise Friday october 18, 1974 9a your family decorator by Joanne Schreiber a Honey i need a new formal for the Pat dance. Traditionally this line in the Lead into a routing family argument and budget discussion. But today dad May instead head for the sewing machine and whip up a Home sewn original guaranteed to dazzle the Competition. Nor will he Stop at making a dress for his wife. He a perfectly capable of making a jacket shirt and Slacks for himself clothes for the kids draperies for the living room and a Winter cover for the boat. Sewing is no longer labelled a for women men have equal Opportunity to invade fabric shops select patterns and join the sewing spree. Take the Case of Burton of Baltimore my. In less than a year he completed the following items 3 suits size 43 two with extra pants 2 sports jackets size 36 5 pairs Slacks. 28�?� Waist i White Bikini girls size 8 i women a fake fur coat i women a crushed velveteen Blazer i women s polyester Blazer i women a White velvet Blazer i Many Sall weather Topper some of Gerke s creations Are for himself some for his wife Catherine and some for. His youngsters David 17, Debbie 13, and Linda la. According to mrs. Gerke it All began a year ago last Christmas when her husband had a week s vacation. He spotted a pile of mending by the sewing machine tackled it and discovered that sewing is both easy and fun. Then he ventured into a local fabric shop discovered the wonderful world of double knits and a Book which promised to set him on the Road to successful sewing for himself. This Book a straightforward spiral bound volume is titled a sewing knits a menswear by Judy Lawrence of Boulder Colo. It gave Gerke the Basic information he needed concerning fabrics patterns sewing techniques and construction details for Slacks vests and Golf shirts. Now he can turn out a perfect pair of Slacks for David 28 Waist 33 length in four hours and is currently tailoring a suit for himself. Gerke does his sewing in the a old Back room a which also holds the to a piano and an Organ. He averaged a Day and a half per weekend. Plus a couple of evenings at the machine. Mrs. Gerke sews too and likes to Crochet and knit. Debbie is learning to sew and the family works together on draperies and other household items. What makes or. Gerke such a sewing Whiz he says that his work with a tool firm has nothing to do with it. Tto i not the machine i enjoy a its the saving and the mrs. Gerke says that his patience has a lot to do with his Success a a the loves Little tedious he applies the same precision to woodworking and is currently building closets for a neighbor. Last summer he installed a swimming poll himself. There a just one item he wishes he could buy a a male dress form to help fit his suit jackets. The dress form problem was solved by a 95-year-old former cabinetmaker James b. Tripp of Garden Pewter does t have to be do he s in stitches sewing is a new Leisure time Hobby for men such As Burton Gerke of Baltimore at work on a skirt for his wife. Son David wears Pullover and Slacks by dad. Grove Calif. When he began to sew his own jacket shirts about to years ago he too needed a form. He put on an old knit Turtleneck covered it with a layer of masking tape Cut if off taped it Back together stuffed the stiffened shirt and mounted it on a stand. What makes a Man invade the traditionally feminine Arena of Home sewing relaxation is the reason Given by Richar Washington of Savannah. Ga., head football coach for the Johnson High atom smashers. After a touch practice session he relaxes by stitching himself a flashy pair of double knit Bells. Working on a Vintage motor. To Joe Sammons 0f Norfolk va., a a it in Ore Complex and exciting than a sports it fashion conscious males turn to sewing jus because they can to Findy what they want in the Stokes. Says Joe Winters of Raleigh ., a i want to Ake suits. Something different. Mod. My own Economy is often mentioned. As coach Washington asks a Why should i pay four teen Jotters for a pair of alack when i can invest a Dollar in a pattern and produce the same thing for around five dollars a then there a the competitive Factor which causes Singer with guidance from t0 enter and win sewing his wife Clem he has created jump suits Ashikis Vest suits and lots of Slack. The male ego or anything you can Dol can do it Seuer syndrome accounts for quite a bit of Manly stitching. I Crest Hodge of it Sanoke va., made hims a pair 0f yoked Slacks just to prove to my wife that a Man can there arg men who simply enjoy the intricate machinery of a sewing machine which can certainly do More tricks than the nost advanced Power Drill. J i in Mower or o it to a r d lose weight this week or Tex can Halo you Saco Matha turn trim Patton you want to a. Bacosa Donna contains tha most affect Iva reducing Aid Avail Aba without a Pras caption Ona tiny Odri Naa labial a half Bour Biafora masts sup Kratsas your Appa Tita a you Aal lass a Down go tha Catenas a Down Goas tha weight Odin a has Baan used Success fully by thousands All Over tha country for 16 years it will work for you. With tha Odin a plan clinically Tasian you will Aal sensibly a no starving. No spacial to artists. Safa and affect Iva Whan taken at directed you must Iota ugly fat or your monay will a Rafun dad a no questions asked. Start today Gat rid of excess tat and live longer with or Tex to Tea a Eckerd drugs contests. The Singer company reports that two boys sewed their Way to the National semifinals of their annual world style maker Competition placing among the top 75 in a Field of 71,000 entries. Both Are from North Carolina a Charles Pruitt of Winston Salem and Gary Smith of Concord. Another Southern boy 14-year-old Nathan Kincaid of Fairmont w. Va., won in the local level of the Competition. Pewter is an All american favorite that a returning to popularity As the Bicentennial Celebration draws near. There a More Pewter than Ever around these Days in the form of flatware tableware and decorative accessories such As Temps. Of course i love the look of gleaming Pewter accessories but what about that Rich Silvery Pewter color for Walls upholstery and carpets you May think of Pewter Gray As a Dull Rainy Day color but believe me it does no to have to be. Try this colonial inspired Pewter Gray dining room scheme and you la see what i mean. Paint dining room Walls that Rich Pewter color with ceilings doors and holdings painted a fresh White. And while you re painting things White paint Vite president or is like Best Man at a wedding Washington was a president Gerald Ford told the Washington press club recently what ifs like being vice president of these United states. A a it a almost like being the Best Man at a wedding a you never get a Chance to prove it a he said. Sen. Hubert Humphrey says he thinks that conveys the Way he Felt As Lyndon Johnson a no. 2 Man. The Humphreys gave a Book launching party for his longtime Friend and personal physician. Or. Edgar Berman who has just published a funny politician primeval which senator Humphrey said a will make the real politician Ponder and maybe even panic. Bermans Book noted that in the Lyndon Johnson White House he knew the a vice president has about As Little Power As a and even less Access than a the presidents Fly Carleton Varney the floor White too. And protect it with layers of no yellowing polyurethane. For a dining table How about a practical pretty Parsons Type table of Daffodil yellow laminate. Team that modern table with High backed Pine ladder Back chairs with Rush seats. Seat pads on those chairs can be an americana Patchwork design of Lemon yellow Pewter Burnt Orange and White. At windows hang White Bamboo roller blinds under simple swag valances of the Patchwork print. And use that Patchwork fabric to line a Pine or Maple Hutch where you display Pewter mugs Pewter bread and butter plates and Pewter candlesticks Light up your cozy Pewter dining room with a colonial style chandelier of Pewter. Dear family decorator i would appreciate advice on decorating my very feminine five year old daughters room. The room now has red shag Wall to Wall carpeting and red and Blue Eagle paper on one Wall. I want to replace the paper with something More feminine and i want something other than a red and Blue scheme. What colors should i use what kind of paper what kind of window treatment and Bedspread a mrs. Dear mrs. . Paper one Wall in a Floral print of reds and pinks with Green foliage on a Lemon yellow ground. Paint the other three Walls Lemon yellow with ceiling and Woodwork White. For Bedspread How about Pale yellow dotted Swiss delicate fabrics these Days done to have to be impractical you know so Many of them Are created of machine washable synthetics. Use the dotted Swiss for ruffled crisscross curtains. If possible choose a wallpaper that has a Matching fabric and use the fabric for a laminated window Shade and for a ruffled be skirt. Dear family decorator our is x 17 country Kitchen is being redecorated. I chose Oak cabinets with White knobs and Pewter hardware. Please suggest floor covering and Wall color that would the Gold adjoining coordinate with carpeting in the dining room. A mrs. . Dear mrs. Lucky you to have such a Large Kitchen. And your decorating efforts up to this Point sound Good to me. I would like to see you put in a floor of Vinyl in a Spanish tile design of yellow Gold Rich Royal Blue and White. Paint Walls a warm Goldenrod yellow hang simple matchstick roller blinds at windows. Or. Varney welcomes mail from readers but cannot give a personal reply. He will use the most interesting questions from readers in his column. Guilford optical co. A free parking a enter from main St. Next to building 654 /b96\ Telephone North main St / in 885-2647 serving Thia Argo Tine 1947. 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