Home Arts Needlecraft Magazine. Vol. XXVIII, October 1936, No. 2.

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Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Original publisher's multicolored wrapper with an illustration by Ralph Pallen Coleman of two girls in a room with sewing supplies. 10 1/4" 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 the back cover is a multicolored ad for Luckies cigarettes that shows a woman holding a cigarette and smiling at a man. Page 11 has a comic-strip-style ad (titled "Dad's the Real Winner!") for Postum, a caffeine-free alternative to coffee. Page 23 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, "Needlework of Distinction" by Christine Ferry, "Live in Your Living Room" by Agnes Heisler Barton, "Fruitful Fancies" by Cecily Palmer and Eveline Johnson, "Start Them Young on the Road to Beauty" by Diana Trent, "The Junior Needlecrafters" by Constance Evelyn, "Food Department; "Hobgoblin Food Adventures: Featuring a Tricky Nut and Magically Soured Milk" by Anne Pierce [recipes for Cashew Sour Milk Waffles, Nut Filling, Orange Basket Salad, Lemon Sour Cream Cookies, Oldfashioned Sour Milk Corn Bread, Molasses Cake, and Chocolate Crumb Cookies], "Tatted Edgings: A Popular Trim for Table Linens, Neckwear and Handkerchiefs" by W. W. May, "Favorite Stitcheries for Household Linens: The Popular Cutwork, Colorful Wool Embroidery, and Quickly Worked Lazy-Daisy Stitch with Outline and French Knots--in Interesting Decorative Effects," "Usable Linens: Ornamented with Floral Designs in Simple Stitchery--Lovely Enough for Important Gifts and Not Too Ambitious for the Novice" by Christine Ferry and E. Marion Stevens, "A Crocheted Blouse for the Junior Miss," "Banish Monday Gloom" and "9 Steps from Drudgery" by Jane Wiswell, "Why Not Make Smart Clothes: Fabrics Cost Little and Sewing Is Easy When You Know What You're About" by Marilyn Madison, "For the Fall Wardrobe," "Needlework Notes," "Recollect and Remember: The Counterpane Twins" by Eveline Johnson, "Pattern Service," and "The Piece Bag" by Una T. Richard.