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A Handbook for Sewing School Teachers (Paperback) Loot Price: R209
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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: can 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 li...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Books Group
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 26
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-66732-6
Categories: Books
LSN: 0-217-66732-5
Barcode: 9780217667326

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