The Lady's Album of Fancy Work for 1850 eBook

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[Illustration:  No. 13.  GERMAN KNITTING BAG.]

[Illustration:  No. 14 CIGAR-CASE.] [Illustration:  No. 15.  COLLAR AU FESTON.]

[Illustration:  No. 16.  CARD-CASE.]

[Illustration:  No. 17.]

[Illustration:  No. 18.]

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SCAGLIOLA WORK

24.  SPECTACLE-CASE.

Procure a case made of sycamore wood of proper shape.  Upon this draw the design with a pencil, trace over the pencil-marks with Indian ink and a fine crow-quill; then fill in the ground with Indian ink and a camel’s-hair brush.  After two or three days, varnish with the best picture-varnish.

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CROCHET.

25.  TOILET-CUSHION.

Material—­Raworth’s thread No. 90.

Make a chain of 9 stitches, join and work 3 rounds in double crochet.—­

4th round. 3 chain, 1 long in every alternate stitch.—­

5th round.  Double crochet.—­

6th round. 3 chain crochet.—­

7th round.  Two 3 chain crochet-stitches, 3 chain, 7 long in the centre loop of 5th, 3 chain crochet-stitch.—­

8th round.  Three 3 chain crochet-stitches, 7 chain over the 7 long.—­

9th round.  Double crochet.—­

10th round. 3 chain, 1 long in every alternate stitch.—­

11th round.  Double crochet.—­

12th round.  Two 3 chain crochet-stitches, 6 long in 9th stitch.—­

13th round.  Four 3 chain crochet-stitches, 6 long over the 6 long.—­

14th round.  Three 3 chain crochet-stitches, 8 long.—­

15th round.  Two 3 chain crochet, 10 long.—­

16th round. 3 chain, 12 long.—­

17th round.  Four 3 chain crochet-stitches over the 12 long, 7 long in the centre loop of 3 chain.—­

13th round.  Five 3 chain crochet-stitches, 9 long over the 7 long.—­

14th round.  Three 3 chain crochet, 11 long.—­

15th round.  Two 3 chain crochet, 13 long.—­

16th round. 3 chain, 15 long.—­

17th round.  Double crochet.—­

18th round. 3 chain, 2 long, missing two stitches.—­

19th round.  Double crochet.—­

20th round. 7 chain, 7 long in centre of 7th stitch.—­

21st round. 7 chain, 7 long over the 7 long.—­

22d round. 7 chain, 7 long.—­

23d round. 9 chain, 5 long.—­

24th round. 11 chain, 3 long.—­

25th round.  Double crochet.

Lace.—­1st round. 8 chain, 6 long, missing 6 stitches.—­

2d round. 5 chain, 1 long in centre of 8 chain, 5 chain, 4 long over the 6 long.—­

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