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Music is frequently associated with textile production. Many songs romanticize the womanly arts and others helped alleviate the tedium of the repetitive tasks, such as spinning and fulling. Fulling, or partially shrinking wool yarn to make it thicker and warmer, was frequently done by many people pounding and passing wet wool around a table, singing to keep the beat. Music was also used to advertise sewing machines and was used to encourage patriotic knitting and sewing during WWI and WWII.

Currently the links below are just bibliographies of appropriate sheet music titles, some with links to pictures and portions of lyrics. Later I plan to add links to appropriate songs that I have found online.

Pre-WWI Sheet Music

WWI Sheet Music

Between WWI & WWII Sheet Music

WWII Sheet Music

Post WWII Sheet Music