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go through the drill as many more times as necessary. If a child is
incurably left handed, the rules for right and left will have to be
reversed for her, but the same standard of excellence should be
maintained. Sometimes very small children are unable to reach the
end of the needle with the top of the thimble. In such cases a very
short needle may be used. When a scholar is to be promoted she
should have given to her a needle, a thimble, and an envelope, bag
or whatever is to be used for holding the work. TRACING CLASS.
Articles needed?No 8 Needle, No. 50 Red thread, Unbleached muslin,
6x6 inches, with some simple design, traced in pencil. Since this
is the first class in which sewing is done, the stitch chosen is
the simplest, in order that full attention may be given to the use
of the needle and thimble. The child should be carefully watched
while she is breaking off the proper length of thread, threading
her needle, and making a knot. She should next outline the penciled
pattern on her patch, beginning at some convenient point of the
design, holding the work right side up, and putting the needle in
from The designs illustrated (See Figs. 1,2,3,4,5,6) can be
enlarged, and made in tin, wood or card board, then traced on the
muslin.the wrong side. In all sewing the needle should invariably
be drawn out on the right side, except in fastening the thread, and
the thread held between the middle fingers of the right hand when
the needle is drawn out. From six to eight threads of the goods
should be the length of both the stitch and the space between the
stitches. Never more than two stitches should be Fig. i. taken upon
the needle at a time, and in many cases, it will be found easier
for a scholar to take but one. If, as in some designs, any of the
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