Shelter and Clothing: A Textbook of the Household Arts

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Macmillan, 1913 - Clothing and dress - 377 pages
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Page 110 - Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies. The heart of her husband doth safely trust in her, so that he shall have no need of spoil. She will do him good and not evil all the days of her life. She seeketh wool, and flax, and worketh willingly with her hands. She is like the merchants' ships; she bringeth her food from afar.
Page 14 - The simplicity in material surroundings which will most free the spirit for the more important and permanent interests of the home and of society
Page 308 - If through physical exercise the amount of moisture is increased and the wool does not absorb it as fast as it is excreted, the air about the body will be moisture laden and evaporation interfered with.
Page viii - Home science magazine, Modern housekeeping, and Everyday housekeeping. Contains much valuable educational material. 575. Household arts review. Published three times a year by the Household arts club of Teachers college, Columbia university, New York. 576. Journal of home economics. Published bimonthly by the American home economics association, Roland Park Branch, Baltimore, Md. 577. School agriculture, domestic science and manual training. Published semimonthly by the Orange-Judd company, Springfield,...
Page 13 - There is no noble life without a noble aim. The watchword of the future is the welfare and security of the child. Love of home and of what the home stands for converts the drudgery of daily routine into a high order of social service. The economy of right uses depends largely upon the...
Page 56 - To give people pleasure in the things they must perforce use, that is one great office of decoration ; to give people pleasure in the things they must perforce make, that is the other use of it.
Page 307 - ... often due to weight of clothing and to restriction of skin ventilation and circulation caused by certain fabrics. There is a close relation between the regulation of bodily temperature and the texture and fibers of materials.
Page 306 - All bands about the hips or waist should be over the corset. Tight bands or corsets interfere with the circulation and cut off the supply of blood needed by the brain and internal organs. The corset should fit snugly over the hips, but allow plenty of freedom at the waistline. Garters attached to corsets should not be so tight as to interfere with the circulation or bear downward. The corset should be fitted to support the organs. Most girls wish to preserve the lithe, graceful waistline with which...
Page 14 - ... with careful balance, every phase of home-making. The authors hold that Harmony will be the keynote of the home in proportion as the makers of the home regard the plan, the sanitation, the decoration of the house itself, and as they exercise economy and wisdom in the provision of food and clothing. " Home Economics stands for the utilization of the resources of modern science to improve home life," and to this end homemakers should be conversant with modern scientific thought on matters domestic.
Page 14 - Home economics stands for — The ideal home life of today unhampered by the traditions of the past.

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