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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…