Home Arts Needlecraft Magazine. Vol. XXVII, October 1935, No. 2.

Price: $15.00

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Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original publisher's multicolored wrapper with an illustration of two fairy-like creatures sitting on a branch with a yellow moon in the background. 10 1/2" x 13 1/4." Thirty-four pages, complete. Many black and white illustrations and advertisements throughout magazine, complete. Inside of front cover has a black and white advertisement for Listerine. On inside of back cover is a multicolored ad for a Kalamazoo stove. On the back cover is a multicolored ad for Luckies cigarettes that shows three men and one woman at a formal event. The men all offer her a cigarette, but she only reaches toward the Luckies cigarette box saying, "No thanks! I'd rather have a Lucky." Page 11 has a comic-strip-style ad (titled "A Friend Indeed!") for Postum, a caffeine-free alternative to coffee. Page 15 also has a comic-strip-style ad for Rinso soap. Pages and covers are very clean and intact. Address stamp in upper-left margin of front cover. A monthly magazine featuring sewing projects and ideas, the latest trends of the time, and home and life advice. The following are the articles in this issue: "News Flashes" from A Needle-Minded New Yorker, "Refurbishing the Living Room" by Christine Ferry and E. Marion Stevens, "Patchwork: For Quilted Coverlets or to Be Applied to Bedspreads with Fancy Stitchery in the Modern Manner" by Nancy Cary, "Leaves Are Falling for Autumn Brides: Lovely New Designs Inspired by Leaves; Choice Little Linens Will Fall in Showers" by Cecily Palmer and Eveline Johnson, "Needlepoint: Three Widely Varying Styles of Design in Canvas Embroidery--Chippendale, Floral and Conventional All-over" by Christine Ferry and Louise H. Chrimes, "Color in Cutwork: Buttonhole-Stitching in Blue, Green, Gold and Orchid," "Food Facts for Home Folks" by Anne Pierce [recipes for Scalloped Oysters, Seafood a la Hibbs, Oyster Bisque, English Pastry, English Rabbit Pie, jelly, Spanish-style Lamb Soup, Southern Chicken Casserole, Sausage Loaf, Salmon and Corn Fritters, Apple Sauce Frozen Cream, and Casserole of Rabbit], "Fresh Zest for Tired Rooms" by Agnes Heisler Barton, "Modern Methods for Your Laundry" by Jane Wiswell, "The Junior Needlecrafters: An Embroidery Club for Girls" by Constance Evelyn, "Smart Accent--For a Plain Frock," "'Rapunzel, Rapunzel, Let Down Thy Hair'" by Diana Trent, "Tricky Hallowe'en Favors," "Quilting Notes," "Pattern Service," and "The Piece Bag" by Amy V. Richards.