The Modern Priscilla: A Fancy Work Magazine. November 1911, Volume XXV, No. 9.

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Original publisher's multicolored wrapper with an illustration of a woman wearing a traditional dress of sorts and holding a violin. 10 1/4" x 14." Ninety pages, complete. Many black and white illustrations and advertisements throughout magazine, complete. Back cover has an ad for the Youth's Companion magazine. Pages and covers are very clean and intact. Five small binding holes on left margin of front cover. The Modern Priscilla is a monthly magazine that was first published in 1887. It absorbed Everyday Housekeeping in 1912 and Home Needlework Magazine in 1917, and the magazine's run ended when it merged with Home Arts Needlecraft Magazine in 1930. Modern Priscilla covers various topics such as sewing and needlework projects, craft ideas, china painting, cooking recipes, home and life advice, the latest fashion trends of the time, and other aspects of domestic living. Fictional short stories are also included. The following are some of the articles and features in this issue: "Child's Knitted Jacket and Hood to Match" by Gwen Keys, "Christmas Suggestions: Gifts Which May Be Made with the Crochet," "Christmas Suggestions: Pretty Things Which May Be Knitted," "Love Building" by Charlotte Perkins Gilman [marriage advice], "Presents Men Will Appreciate" by the Priscilla Design Department, "Christmas Presents for the Baby" by the Priscilla Design Department, "Christmas Gifts Which Children Can Make" by the Priscilla Design Department, "Pretty Gifts for the Busy Housekeeper" by the Priscilla Design Department, "Hostess and Guest" by Marjorie March, "Rambler Rose Embroidery" by Christine Ferry, "Bead Work for Waist Garniture" by F. B. C., "Fascinator in Maltese Crochet" by Maud D. Burks, "Helps for Hosuekeepers" edited by Sally Lunn, "Filet Lace Cake Cover" by S. Powers, "Irish Crochet Coat Set" by Anna Wuerfel Brown, "Kindergarten Busy Work: Suggestion for the Thanksgiving Season" by Jane Arnold, "For the National Feast" by Fannie Merritt Farmer, "Motoring Hoods" by S. C. [balaclavas], "Dry Cleaning at Home" by Emma L. H. Rowe, "Hints for Needleworkers" edited by Inez Redding, "Hatpins and Belt Buckles" by A. G. Ridgway, "Thanksgiving Place Cards" by Agnes M. Choate, "Three Pretty Corset Covers," "Experiences of a Home Dressmaker: The Story of a Skirt" by Cathleen Cameron, "An Attractive Wardrobe on a Small Allowance: Or the Art of Making-Over Clothes" by Doris Richards, "Priscilla Fashion Department: Peerless Patterns," "Mother and Child" [parenting advice], "Embroidered Fichu and Collar," "Stencil Designs" by D. Elizabeth Roberts, "Embroidery Stitches and Methods of Work: Tenth Article" by Mrs. Archibald H. Christie, "The Children's Hour: Stories for the Little Ones" by Carolyn Sherwin Bailey, "Marketing the Home Woman's Product: The Detroit Woman's Exchange" by Bertha V. O'Brien, "Priscilla's Dressing Table" by Annette Beacon, "Belgravia Embroidery or Pattern Darning," and "Embroideries for the Home: Centrepieces, Scarf, Pillow and Table Runner" by Alethea Warren.