Home sewing was aided by patterns available from a variety of sources. For more information on 1939 fashions illustrated above, see the links below.
McCall’s Magazine Young Figures: http://what-i-found.blogspot.com/2009/04/young-figures-great-dresses-from-1939.html
Presently, there is a serious side to wearing red. Today, the first Friday in February, has been designated National Wear Red Day® to raise awareness about heart disease in women and to educate Americans about the fact that heart disease is the #1 killer in women — and it is largely preventable. For more information, go to:
“National Wear Red Day® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and American Heart Association.”