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McCall’s Monday — Kitchen Revue, Six Designs for Dish Towels

Turn dish drying into a rollicking show with glassware, dishes, pots and pans staging a gay outline-stitch revue on your dish towels. Here are saucy dancing girls (plates and teacups), an urbane vaudevillian with high hat and cane (the pot), a boy and girl dance team (glasses), the scatter-brained comic pair (skillets), and the sure-fire…

Free Pattern Friday — Lily of the Valley Embroidery Motifs

In Oklahoma, my mother grew lily of the valley plants on the north side of our house where it was a little cooler. In the Pacific Northwest we don’t have that problem — you can grow lilies of the valley just about anywhere, and mine are just blooming. These patterns were published in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette in…

McCall’s Monday — Outline and Cross Stitch Motifs

No. 65 – Transfer Design for Cross-Stitch and Outline Motifs. Blue. Price, 25¢ Military motifs, outlined in brave colors, and prim little figures in cross-stitch are gay for nursery linens and children’s garments. Simplicity of line and color is the charm of these motifs. Pattern includes 2 or 4 each of the motifs illustrated from…

McCall’s Monday — Transfer Designs for Basket Motifs

No. 169 – Transfer Design for Basket Motifs. Blue. Price 25¢. These little basket motifs are lovely embroidered in delicate colors on finger tip towels, scarves, pincushions and other boudoir accessories. You’ll want to use them on children’s bibs, rompers and dresses, too, as well as on tray cloths. Two of the designs are for…