Daily eBay: Make Do and Mend booklet First published in 1943 by the Ministry of Information, this reprint of an original wartime guide on ‘Make Do and Mend’ is full of tips on repairing and caring for your wardrobe. If you’ve ever wondered how to wash silk correctly and how to scent your wardrobe using soap, you’ll find your answers here. Spruce up your wardrobe using the same methods as our grandmothers. This little booklet is full of tips that are not only cheap, but also focus on natural remedies rather than modern-day chemicals. At only £3.80 the book is a real bargain itself. To buy this item click here.