Home Arts Needlecraft Magazine. Vol. XXVI, April 1935, No. 8.

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Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original publisher's multicolored wrapper with an illustration by Gene Pressler of a woman wearing an evening gown and holding a bouquet in a room during nighttime. 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. On inside of back cover is a multicolored ad for twelve rose varieties. On the back cover is a multicolored ad for Luckies cigarettes that shows two men in morning suits with one lighting a cigarette held by the other. Page 13 features a comic-strip-style ad titled "Down Came the Sign!" 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: "Off to Austria" by Florence Yoder Wilson, "Trapunto: Needleworkers Everywhere Are Busying Themselves with This Fascinating Form of Quilting" by Christine Ferry and Mildred Mowll, "Flowers That Bloom in the Spring Have a Very Definite Place on the Smartest Terrace Linens" by Eveline Johnson and Lydia Brigham, "Filet-Net Embroidery: Colorful New Accessories for the Living-Room Done in Simple Darning Stitch with Crewel Wools" by Christine Ferry and E. Marion Stevens, "Easter Gifts for Little Folks" by Kathleen Eames Little and Eveline D. Johnson, "Double Duty Linens for Small Homes" by Nancy Cary, "Dining-Room Linens with Colorful Cross-Stitch," "News Flashes" from a Needle-Minded New Yorker, "Food Facts for Home Folks" by Anne Pierce [recipes for Eggs with Peas, Scrambled Egg Special, Baked Eggs and Rice in a Savory Tomato Sauce, Baked Creamy Omelet, An Almond Souffle from the Danube, Ice-Box Cookies, Stuffed Eggs, Sunshine Cake, Angel Cake for Easter, Five-Minute Chocoloate Frosting, Fondant Easter Eggs, Chicken in Velvet, Special Dressing for Breast of Lamb, Vegetables and Salads, and Mixed Seafood a la King], "Your Child's Room" by Agnes Heisler Barton, "The Junior Needlecrafters: An Embroidery Club for Girls" by Constance Evelyn, "Wearable Sports Sweater," "Edgings in Crochet" by M. Pintner, "Pattern Service," and "The Piece Bag" by Amy V. Richards.