Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
San Francisco, California: Uplift Publishing Company
Description of Original
2 pt. in 1 v. : col. front., illus., plates. ; 22 cm.

  1. [Cover]
  2. [Title Page]
  3. Part I: Housekeeping
  4. Contents
  5. Illustrations
  6. I: The business side
  7. II: Care of fittings and furniture
  8. VII: Upstairs work
  9. VIII: Dining-room and pantry work
  10. IX: The kitchen
  11. X: The cellar, fires, plumbing, etc.
  12. XI: Menus and marketing
  13. XII: Cooking
  14. XIII: Washing and ironing
  15. XIV: House cleaning
  16. Part II: Needlecraft
  17. Contents
  18. Illustrations
  19. I: What you should have in your work box, sewing on buttons, basting, darning
  20. II: Back-stitching, over-casting, creasing a hem and hemming, rolling a hem, French hemming, sewing on tapes and hooks and eyes
  21. III: Gathering, sewing on bands, a practical sewing apron, hemmed patches, gussets and tucks
  22. IV: A doll's skirt and sewing case, bindings, doll's bed linen and a pin case
  23. V: Making buttonholes, cutting from a pattern, a doll dress
  24. VI: The simplest stitches in embroidery--chain stitching, outlining, herring-boning, cross-stitching, soutache, coronation braiding
  25. VII: Smocking, feather-stitching and lazy-daisy stitch
  26. VIII: Couching, shadow work and Turkish stitch how to stamp designs
  27. IX: Buttonholing and wallachian embroidery
  28. X: Roman cut-work, fancy buttonholing for borders, work bags, bermuda fagotting
  29. XI: Satin-stitch and marking
  30. XII: Eyelets and French knots, bullion stitch, and other fancy stitches
  31. XIII: Long and short, Kennsington embroidery, and ribbon work for simple plans
  32. XIV: Hardanger embroidery for squares pin cushions, and spreads
  33. [XV: Appliqué on linen and other materials and Hedebo embroidery]
  34. [XVI: Hemstitching for handkerchiefs and collar and cuffs sets, also simple drawn-work stitches]
  35. XVII: Easy lace stitches, fagotting, single mesh, double mesh, spiders, fan, maltese cross, twisted and buttonholed bars, picots and simple edges
  36. XVIII: Simple, crocheting, stitchery for edges and shawls
  37. XIX: Pattern directions for making doll caps and capes, jackets and child's bedroom slippers
  38. XX: Irish crochet lace
  39. XXI: Knitting, plain and purling, wash rags, and fancy stitches for shawls
  40. XXII: Doll's cape, hood, leggings and jackets
  41. XXIII: Embroidery suggestions for boarding school girl
  42. [Cover]