A 1922 vintage Home Arts and Entertainment booklet supplement to the Woman's Weekly magazine. Published by The Magazine Circulation Co., Inc. Chicago.
Here is a wonderful magazine dedicated to home arts, such as needlework, party and entertainment, gardening, food recipes, even household hint and health beauty. It is full of amazing loveliness and interesting reading. 112 pages, to be exact. 39 pages are devoted to fancy needlework and sewing. Featured are the instructions for crochet , knitting, tatting, applique and embroidery items. Fancy work for both children and women ~ collars, cuffs, sweaters, camisoles, coats and hats. Also hand made handkerchiefs. Stitches in filet crochet, Irish crochet and knitted patterns. Table linens are represented, as well as guest towels and dish towels. Plus decorative home decor such as a pretty lamp shade. Or why not a lovely centerpiece doily in Hedebo embroidery. For the bedroom, a lovely Swedish design bedspread is a lovely treat.
Entertaining and food recipes are well documented for all types of parties, from children to adult including Patriotic, St Patrick day, Halloween as well as Thanksgiving and Christmas. Another note is a special full page just devoted to the bride. Dorothy Dalton, a silent film star, poses for this page
The book contains 6 full colored plates. Size of the book is 13-1/2" x 10", so is a generous size.
Condition: Covers are a green heavier card in a leatherette finish. One tiny tear at the bottom of front cover about 1" long. Otherwise covers show some normal scuffs, as would be expected. Inside pages are in very nice condition.
This magazine book provides much insight into past times of a past era. Also inspiration for today artisan.
This item will be shipped media mail only in the USA Please contact for shipping rate if you wish shipped Internationally.