They still do;-)
Posted by Caroline on March 20, 1998 at 21:50:56:
In response to My Guess is..., written by Captain Everett on March 20, 1998 at 21:41:39
Most soldiers carried a small sewing kit (needles, thread, perhaps a spare button or two, etc. in a rolled up package) which was referred to as a "housewife."
It's referrered to in QR&O's somewhere...and it's still an option in the kitshop!
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