When mother lets us sew

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Moffat, Yard and company, 1910 - Home economics - 83 pages

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Page 3 - Think how nice it would be, when mother is busy with her sewing and mending, to sit beside her on a little low chair and help her with that big sewing...
Page 84 - ... different methods required in telling witty, comic and humorous stories. Houghton, Mrs. LS Telling Bible stories. The author aims to inspire mothers and teachers to use the Old Testament stories more freely in developing the religious nature of the child. Keyes, AM Stories and story-telling. The author is head of the Department of English in the Brooklyn Training School for Teachers. Besides a discussion of method and theory the book contains about 75 stories including a good selection of short...
Page 28 - I have a litle workbox that Grannie gave to me. It's pink and blue with ribbons, and lots inside to see. 'For my busy little seamstress,' said Grannie, low and sweet, 'And my dear, 'twill please me, if you keep it nice and neat!
Page 24 - Hemming, mother tells me, Must be neat and very fine, The stitches small and even, All in a nice, straight...
Page 42 - I'm only a little girl, you see, So don't expect too much of me.
Page 84 - Brooklyn Training School for Teachers. This book is for boys as well as girls. It teaches the vonngnters to make good nse of their time, fingers and the cast-off materials of any household.
Page 3 - One could learn how to sew a button on brother Tom's shirt, mend a tear neatly in little sister's apron...
Page 12 - I'ma grown-up woman, With my hair up on my head, I'll sit and sew 'til very late And never go to bed!
Page 84 - PERRY. A contribution of great value in amateur dramatics. This is not a book for work, it is a book for play. There is nothing to learn by heart in it. "WHEN MOTHER LETS US MAKE PAPER-BOX FURNITURE.

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