15th August 2023

Another Korbond Sewing Item

Thanks to Carol.



Korbond is no longer in Peakhurst, but since 2008 has been listed at 37 Memorial Drive, Ingleburn, NSW.

Here are some advertised Korbond “Make-A-Belt” kits.

The Australian Women’s Weekly, 23rd November 1955, page 52.

The Canberra Times, 22nd November 1960 page 7.

The Canberra Times, 20th June 1961 page 7.

Port Lincoln Times (SA), 23rd August 1962 page 14.

The Canberra Times, 8th May 1963 page 6.

From 15th August 1964, in the Pacific Islands Monthly magazine:

Hemming tape, self cover buttons, and make-a-belt.

The firm employed demonstration experts to give diplays of Korbond products at haberdashery stores. There were also waist band kits, iron-on name tags, iron-on plastic repair kits, one-step pleat maker, iron-on decor aids and eyelet kits.

The Canberra Times, 13th November 1962 page 7.

They still sell a wide variety of sewing aids.

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