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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 07, 1911, Image 18

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Resign for colored lineitbag, axiJristmas gift
1 " r- SUGGESTION ' -
hi .The girl or matron who has
-nimble fingers and likes to sew
.may make linen bags for Christ
fcnas gifts.,
They, may hold fresh .handker
chiefs or soiled ones; clean linen
collars and cuffs may be tucked
&way in them, and they make at
tractive work bags whether for
glain or fancy sewing.
Colored linen makes a pretty'
, -s.i
gold center, the-leaves brown and
the border.green,. t
After outlining each-part'dam
it "back and forth with thread of
the samecolor as the outline.
buttonhole the eyelets for the
draw-string, using if possible, a
cord; of the same color as that
used 'in the bag -itself.
To transfer tmVdesign, clip it
from tile newspaper,and h,old it
bag. After shaping sew it to
gether on the edges.'trace the ac
companying design either on the
bag itself or on thin tissue paper.
If the latter, it is basted to the
bag andtom away as soon as the
fihen 'is-outlined.
'The heavy lines in the cut indi
cate the outline.
7 It is suggested thatthe'flower
be worked in ' pink with a dull
against -the window pane vwjth a
cloth over the clipping
The light will bring out the design-'underneath
so that you can
trace' it with apencil on the cloth.
Or, if you prefer, place your
clQth on a-smdoth table, then a
sheet of carbon paper and the
clipping on t.op. Trace the lines
of the drawing with ai pencil with
a blunt point.. Carbon paper can

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