It simply "tells the story" or rather summarizes some research (started a a few years ago) regarding needlecrafts during WWII & in the context of Make-Do-&-Mend. If you'd like to know more regarding the making of this book, then click here to read about it.
From past experiences & reflections of my life to date, many items I've made have been recycled from previously used textiles &/or haberdashery as well as various items found around the home. Some I've decided to temporarily display here: 'Recycling'
By the way, "Stuff" in the post title is an early definition to mean fabric or material.