ERIC Number: ED223877
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Your Clothing Dollar. [Revised.] Money Management.
Baran, Nancy H., Ed.; Tarrant, Sharon M., Ed.
This booklet on clothing, 1 in a series of 12 covers all the basic aspects of personal- and family-money management. Suitable for use by high school and college students as well as adults, this handbook gives wardrobe planning, buying, and care information. The first three sections consider the functions of clothing, the importance of self-knowledge in clothing, choice, and planning a wardrobe; Money matters are discussed in section 4: the amount available for clothing expenditure, payment methods, and money saving tips. Section 5 focuses on the qualities of the various types of clothing fabrics. Basic guidelines are provided in section 6 for judging workmanship and proper tailoring in order to buy wisely. Section 7 considers sewing one's own clothing and choosing sewing machines, patterns, and fabrics. Section 8 offers tips on caring for apparel, including laundering and dry cleaning. Handling complaints is briefly discussed in the final section. An appendix includes standard size classifications for different types of infants' and children's clothing sold in the United States and Canada. A list of agencies, associations, books, and pamphlets is provided. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Clothing, Consumer Economics, Consumer Education, Money Management, Purchasing
Money Management Institute, Household International, 2700 Sanders Road, Prospect Heights, IL 60070 ($.75 each; set--$5.00; quantity discounts available).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Household International, Prospect Heights, IL. Money Management Inst.
Note: For related documents see CE 034 441-453.