Home Arts Needlecraft Magazine. Vol. XXV, August 1934, No. 12.

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Original publisher's multicolored wrapper with an illustration by John Edwin Jackson of a woman wearing traditional Romanian clothing. 10 1/2" x 13 1/4." Twenty-six pages, complete. Many black and white illustrations and advertisements throughout magazine, complete. Inside of front cover has a black and white advertisement for Listerine that shows a fictional short story, presented in photographic stills, of a woman's hardships stemming from halitosis. On inside of back cover is a black and white ad for various dining room linen sewing models. On the back cover is a multicolored ad for Luckies cigarettes that shows a woman in an elegant evening gown descending a staircase while holding a cigarette. Page 11 features two comic-strip-style ads for Rinso soap and Lifebuoy Health Soap titled "Keep Cool on Washday--Here's How!" and "A Tip from Two Total Strangers," respectively. Pages and covers are very clean and intact. Only a slight tear on the fore-edge of the back cover. 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: "A Paradise for Weavers" by Florence Yoder Wilson, "Crocheted Filet Luncheon Mats: Made with the Smart New String Cotton in Four-to-the-Inch Meshes" by Christine Ferry and Flora Deuschle, "Utility Knitteds: A Modish Cardigan in an Interesting Lacy Stitch and an Extra-Smart Sweater, Scarf and Beret Outfit; The Bertina Cardigan; Daphne Sports Ensemble," "Refreshment Sets: For the Informal Social Hour After the Bridge Game" by Christine Ferry and E. Marion Stevens, "Dining-Room Linens of Vintage Design" by E. Marion Stevens, "Pretty Work for Leisure Moments" by Eveline Johnson and Lydia Brigham, "Occasional Linens Featuring Favorite Stitches," "Food Facts for Home Folks" by Anne Pierce [recipes for Gingered Watermelon; Spiced Gooseberries; Gooseberry Chutney; Clear Spiced Tomato Soup, Hot, Chilled or Jellied; Veal Ragout Louisianne, De Luxe Stuffing for Fish or Fowl, Silver Cup-Cakes, An Orange Cake, Savory Curried Rice, Stuffed Peppers, Scalloped Eggplant, and Baked Cucumbers], "Hardanger Embroidery: Forms the Center Panel of an Attractive Table-Scarf," "The Junior Needlecrafters: An Embroidery Club for Girls" by Constance Evelyn, "Answered by the Editor," "A Versatile Dress Design: Four Ways to Make It!", "Pattern Service," and "The Piece Bag" by Amy V. Richards.