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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 23, 1911, Image 16

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CHRISTMAS GIFTS TO MAKE FOR MOTHER DAUGHTER SHO
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Tfye illustration gives a few
suggestions that require little
outlay of time or money. Not one
article costs over 25 cents, and
some less. s .
The little book for recipes js 10
inches high and seven wide. The
covers are made of cardboard,
covered with a plain colored j
denim, burlap or linen, withfive
noies at the back.
Through these
the cord is run for
fastening leaves and
covers together.
The kettle is cut
from black cloth
and, overhanded on,
and the lettering is
worked in outline
stitch. .
The candle shade
is made with water
color paper for the
foundation. Cut out
the exact size and
shape and fastened
together at the
ends.
, Tan linen, pongee
silk or any material
that would allow the light to
show forms the background. ut
out the same shape as, the pape,r
shade,- only one-quarter ,of , an
inch larger at the top and bot
tom. Baste the two ends together to
fit perfectly over the foundation,
then rip the basting and lay flat.
From flowered cretonne, cut a
design and lay on the lines or silk I
shade to make an attractive design.
The illustrated pattern is tiny festoons'
of roses, connecting small .rose filled
Baskets, and blue ribbon around tne tony
In choosing the cretonne, keep ihWl
smallness of the' design in mind. When
the design is made, baste carefully into
place and overhand the edges down. x
Sew the two ends of the shade (to
gether, and turning in the upper and
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lower edges, fasten to the foundation.
Finish the edfe.s with a half-inch lace
or fringe. s Cl
I ne tearoom Mippers ana case are
made fronr daintily flowered cretonne
lined with flannel and bound witH tape
the color of the flowers.'
The soles are two thicknesses of
butchers' linen (or enough to make them
stiff) and a flannel lining for the inside,
cretonne for the outside.

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