Go from goofs to glory in our gaiter put-ons. Duplicate any leg-look here with just one yard of fabric. Add liberal doses of ribbons, appliques and such. Slip 'em on. And your shoes just become 8 kinds of gorgeous! Get a leg up on the leggin' thing now at Singer Sewing Center, with a free How-To folder, fabrics galore, and trims to sew up these looks and inspire your own.
1. Be a glitterbug. Sew on rows of buttons over black jersey. 2. Stitch on butterflies for a felt fantasy. 3. Glorious gaiters are rickracked and starred. 4. Red Singer duck is your bright easel, Poster paint it!
5. Go Grecian in ribbon-laced persimmon suede. 6. Tapestry velveteen-for Victorian verve. 7. Satin-stitch the Indian geometrics-it's easy with a Singer zig-zag machine. 8. Comic strip chic! Simply snips of felt and trim sewed or glued on to the gaiters.
Image and original text scanned by Sweet Jane from Seventeen Magazine January 1971.