Home Arts Needlecraft Magazine. Vol. XXVIII, September 1936, No. 1.

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Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original publisher's multicolored wrapper with an illustration by Marjorie Powell of a fairy holding a sock to a dragonfly sitting on a mushroom, who apparently does clothing repairs. 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 inside of back cover is a black and white ad for a "Ready Made Moravian Table Linen Stamped for Embroidery," and on the back cover is a multicolored ad for Chesterfield cigarettes that shows two men at a train station. Page 13 has a comic-strip-style ad for Rinso soap. Page 23 also has a comic-strip-style ad (titled "Jim Gets a Big Order") for Postum, a caffeine-free alternative to coffee. 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, "Cross-stitched Table Linen" by Christine Ferry and E. Marion Stevens, "Bargello Embroidery: Three Types of Design as Suitable for Furniture Upholstery as for the Small Articles Illustrated" by Christine Ferry and Louise A. Chrimes, "Small 'Crewelties' for Fall Living Rooms" by Eveline Johnson and Cecily Palmer, "Invite Beauty into Your Hall" by Agnes Heisler Barton, "The Junior Needlecrafters" by Constance Evelyn, "An Interesting Design Combining Pieced Work and Applique: Reception Bouquet Quilt," "Every Day Is Cleaning Day" by Jane Wiswell, "Food Department: Help Yourselves to the Spice of Life" by Anne Pierce [recipes for Green Tomato and Apple Chutney, Spiced Plum Catsup, New York Spiced Grapes, Chili Con Carne, Curried 'What-Have-You,' Cottage Cheese Sausages, Potatoes with Bay Leaves, Minted Lima Beans, and Apple Charlotte], "For the Little One's Bed," "Knitted Frock in Lacy Stitch," "Jaunty 'Easy-to-Make,'" "Mother and Daughter Frocks: Suggestions for Smart School Clothes" by Marilyn Madison," "Linens, Wrinkles and Double Chins Require Special Attention" by Diana Trent, "Star Centerpiece," "Striking Decorative Effects: Accomplished with Applique and the Simplest of Stitchery Combinations" by Christine Ferry and Marie E. Ivins, "Pattern Service," and "The Piece Bag" by Una T. Richard.