I have used dress shields successfully with the jacket of a woollen suit, and I am planning to make some for my next vintage jumper creation. They are easy to make yourself. You only need to cut out two or three thicknesses of fabric - flannellette works well. Sew them all together with the zig zag stitch around the perimeter, and attach the press studs. Voila! Protection for your precious garments.
|Cypress - Can you spot the dress shileds?|
P.S. - 3rd February, 2013 - I found this fabulous ad in an old Vogue knitting book and had to share it: