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Raphia and Reed Weaving - Including Also Cardboard and Paper Construction ...
Elizabeth Sanborn Knapp
No preview available - 2010
basket border bottom bristol board buttonhole stitch cardboard chain stitch colors connecting these dots cord cover cut as indicated desk dolls DOUBLE WEAVING draw a line Draw lines connecting Essex bristol Fold and cut Fold into shape foundation rays four inches four strips front Glue to shape handle heavy lines horizontal inch and draw inches in diameter inches long indicated at Fig insert inside last line left corners measure line measure Locate points loop lower left corners Material Material.—Essex bristol measure down three MODEL IV MODEL VII MODEL XI mucilage napkin ring oblong boxes oblong mat one-half inch one-quarter inch pass piece cut pith place a dot place dots pupils remaining lines ribbon rope ruler Score all remaining scratch awl sewing six inches slats strand of raphia strips of fawn strips of scarlet three inches upper corners measure vertical lines waste piece weavers weaving strand width wire woven
Page 123 - FIGURE 5. method, however, works well with species of large ants : Pieces of colored sewing-silk were split into their component strands. One or, if different colors were to be combined, two or more of these were tied with a single knot into a loop. The legs of the insect were then grasped by the thumb and forefinger of the left hand, while with the right hand the loop was slipped over the abdomen, adjusted immediately back of the last pair of legs, and fastened by completing a square knot, care...
Page 134 - THIS BOOK IS DUE ON THE LAST DATE STAMPED BELOW 14 DAY USE RETURN TO DESK FROM WHICH BORROWED LOAN DEPT. This book is due on the last date stamped below, or on the date to which renewed.
Page 63 - The educational value of this form of manual training can not be overestimated. First, it is pleasing to the child, and thus the desire to create is stimulated and the inventive faculties cultivated. Symmetry, form and proportion are taught } and both hand and eye trained to accuracy, while the observing faculties are aroused to notice designs and shapes in various manufactured articles.
Page 112 - With a strand of raphia, begin at 1 and weave over 1, under 2, over 3, under 4, over 5, under 6, over 7, and here change and pass under two slats (Nos.
Page 3 - Teacher Domestic Art, Washington Irving High School, NY This book is the outcome of many years' experience in teaching and supervising in public schools. The teaching of hand work to large classes is often a difficult problem, and the solution lies in the proper method of conducting the lessons. The Handicraft Book furnishes the solution, by giving clear directions illustrated by a large number of diagrams. The hand work...