Home Arts Needlecraft Magazine. Vol. XXVI, June 1935, No. 10.

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Original publisher's multicolored wrapper with an illustration by Mary S. W. Jones of a woman in a wedding dress with two flower girls nearby and another woman sewing her near-finished dress. 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 multicolored advertisement for Bon Ami Cleansing Powder that shows chicks on a grassy field in the background; the chick being the company's signature trademark. On inside of back cover is a black and white advertisement for a "Summer Garden" design for dining room embroidery models (e.g., cloth, napkins, and buffet set), a Knitting Bag, and a Pictorial Hooked Rug. On the back cover is a multicolored advertisement for Luckies cigarettes that shows a woman wearing a white coat and a brown pair of gloves, hat, and scarf. She is sitting on a chair and poses with a cigarette in one of her hands; a slogan rises from the cigarette smoke saying, "I'm your best friend, I am your Lucky Strike." On Page 19 is a comic-strip-style advertisement 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: "Adventuring in Geneva" by Florence Yoder Wilson, "Hostess Linens," "Learn Your Letters: The Alphabet in Applique--Designed for Kiddies but Useful Wherever a Letter of Simple Outline Is Needed" by Christine Ferry and Mildred Mowll, "Timely Hints for June Gift Makers" by Nancy Cary, "Chic Summery Model in Easy-Stitch Crochet," "Helps to Housekeeping: Suggestions for All June Brides and Hope Chesters" by Cecily Palmer and Eveline Johnson, " "Presenting a Modern Interpretation of the Oldfashioned Basket Design in This Colorful Applique Quilt," "Food Facts for Home Folks" by Anne Pierce [recipes for Pantillon's Fresh Cherry Cake, An Original Chocolate Cake, Vanilla Cream Filling, Quick Strawberry Frosting, Cocoanut Macaroons, Strawberry Ice Cream, Lemon-Orange Sherbet, and Pineapple Sherbet], "News Flashes" from a Needle-Minded New Yorker, "Exquisite Cutwork for Household Linens," "The Junior Needlecrafters: An Embroidery Club for Girls" by Constance Evelyn, "Pattern Service," and "The Piece Bag" by Amy V. Richards.