The Modern Priscilla. January 1912, Volume XXV, No. 11.

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Original publisher's multicolored wrapper with an illustration of a woman seated at a table stenciling a white linen cloth with a floral pattern. 10 1/4" x 14." Thirty-eight pages, complete. Many black and white illustrations and advertisements throughout magazine, complete. Back cover has an ad for Fairbank soaps. Pages and covers are very clean and intact overall. Front cover is slightly browned. 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: "Centrepiece in Hardanger Embroidery" by Elma Iona Locke, "Making Double Roses of Satin or Ribbon" by W. H. McCuin, "The Tulip in Stencil: A Single Flower Adapted for Decorating a Room" by Ethelyn J. Morris, "An Evening Bag of Raffia" by Sallie G. Fitzgerald, "Embroidered Things for Babies' Wear" by Inez E. Fox, " "Little Preachments on Restlessness: Are You a Hindering Neighbor and Mrs. Always Wishing?" by Laura A. Smith, "Tatted Doilies" by Sarah E. Winslow, "Hostess and Guest" by Marjorie March, "Helps for Housekeepers" edited by Sally Lunn, "Crocheted Shoes," "Savories from Left-Overs" by Fannie Merritt Farmer, "The Children's Hour: Stories for the New Year" by Carolyn Sherwin Bailey, "Embroidered Reticules," "Priscilla Fashion Department: Peerless Patterns," "Experiences of a Home Dressmaker: A Simple Evening Gown" by Cathleen Cameron, "Mother and Child" [parenting advice], "Kindergarten Busy Work: Suggestion for the New Year" by Jane Arnold, and "Priscilla's Dressing Table: Wintry Breezes vs. Complexions" by Annette Beacon.