Division.

Age.

Stitchery.

Construction.

Material.

Cost.

Infants . . .

6-7 years

I. Tacking

Tray cloth or small mat

Coloured embroidery thread, No. 16 Unbleached calico, 12" x 9", or 12" x 12"

Needles, No. 2, sharps (Scientific)

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Id.

Junior 11. . .

7-7 1/2 years

I. Top-sewing

Small bag Handkerchief case Making of cords

Coloured embroidery thread, No. 16 Unbleached calico, 12" x 9", or 12" x 12" Needles, No. 2, sharps (Scientific)

1 1/2d.

"

7 1/2-8 ,,

II. Large Hemming, i.e. tacking in slanting direction

Lap-bag

Coloured embroidery thread, No. 16 Unbleached calico, 12" x 9", or 12" x 12" Needles, No. 2, sharps (Scientific)

1 1/2 d.

III. Tacking

Unbleached calico, 36" wide, 36" x 18" (two out of 1 yard)

4 1/2 d.

Junior I. . .

8-9 years

I. Sew and fell (large combination)

Cushion slip or nightdress bag

Coloured embroidery thread, No. 18 Unbleached calico, 36" x 12" (36" wide) Coloured calico, 36" X 6" (30"-31" wide)

(two pieces) No. 3 sharps (Scientific needles)

5d.

II. Tacking has become smaller, i.e. running

Sash curtains

Unbleached calico, 1 yard Coloured calico, \ yard

61/2d.-8d.

Senior III. . .

9-10 years

I. Pleating

1. Overall or cooking apron

I. Unbleached calico, 1 1/2-2 yards Coloured calico, 1/3 yard Coloured embroidery thread, No. 20 No. 5, sharps (Scientific)

Is. Id.

II. Herring-boning Single darning, i e. finer tacking Sewing on of tapes Pinking

II. Needlecase

II. Flannel

Coloured embroidery thread, No. 20 No. 5, sharps (Scientific), or fine mend-yarn with small darning needles Linen and tape, ribbon or braid

2 1/2d.

Senior II. . .

io-ii years

I. Flannel seams

I. Infants3 first jacket Turn-over collars

I. Flannel - cream or coloured (two out of

1/2 yard) Embroidery thread, No. 30, or mending yarn Needles, No. 5, sharps (Scientific), or small darning needle

5 1/2d.

II. Button - holing (known as blanket , and embroidery stitch)

II. Bookmarkers

II. III. Linen - embroidery

Thread, No. 30, needles, No. 5, sharps

1 1/2d.

III. Chain-stitching: stitching (merely a vertical buttonhole stitch)

III. Mats, etc.

IV. Flannelbinding

IV. Kettle-holder or child's vest

IV. Flannel, any colour Tape, braid, or ribbon

2d. $d.

V. Single darning (fine tacking)

Senior I. . .

11-12 years

(qualifying class)

I. Darning (weaving)

I. Runners, mats, book-covers, bags

I. Linen, serge, any kind of woven material Ordinary worsted thread

2d.-3d.

II. Strengthening strip

II. Pocket or overall pinafore, such as djibbah

II. Flannel, cotton, or linen

Tapes, braids, or a strip of another material

2d.-4d.

III. Run and fell. Counter hem. Buttons and button-holes. Tucking, gathering, stroking, and setting in

III. Slip bodice. tucker or collar

III. White calico, 1 yard ; No. 6, between (Scientific) ; four-six buttons. No. 40 thread, white embroidery thread

8d.-10d.

Supplementary

12-13 years

I. Eyelet-holes

I. Blouse (from the slip bodice pattern of the Qualifying Stage) with type for sleeve and yoke

I. Print, fine serge or unbleached calico, etc. (2 1/4-3 yards, depending on width of material) Needles, No. 6, betweens ; No. 36 or 40 thread

Is. 3d-~$s. 6d.

II. Sewing on hooks and eyes

II. Nightdress (from the slip bodice pattern with expanded sleeve) or

II. A. White calico, or unbleached nun's veiling (bleached flour bags at 3d. each ; four make a nightdress)

B. Union (wool and cotton mixed)

C. Flannelette (Dr. Perkin's non-flam.,

4 1/2-6 yards)

Is.-$s.

III. Gussets(double, single)

III. Overall (from the slip bodice pattern with modified sleeve), or

III. Any of the standard cotton materials

(2 1/2-3 1/2 yards)

2s.-3s.

IV. Patching,mending, darning

IV. Child's coat with sleeve from type.

IV. Unbleached calico, holland and coloured linen ; button moulds, mending yarn ; ordinary sewing cotton, No. 6, between (1 1/2-2 yards)

is. 6d.2S.

V. Machining

V. Baby's caps, dust caps, aprons, casement curtains (all to illustrate the various kinds of patching)

V. Any oddments of material

Supplementary

13-14 years

I. Piping

I. Type for petticoat or skirt (housemaid's dress with slip bodice type above), or pinafore dress (skirt and bodice like djib-bah or chemise)

I. White calico or any of the standard coloured materials. Print, lustre, flannel (21/2-5 yards)

is. 6d.-5s. 6d.

II. Marking

II. Type for drawers

1. Baby's pilch - all seat, no legs

2. Girl of 6 years - 3/4 seat, 3/4 width at knee 3. Girl of 14 years - § seat, | width at knee 4. Woman's size - | seat, 2/3 width at knee

Any of the standard cotton or flannel materials

1. \ yard

2. 1 yard

3. 1 1/2-if yards

4. 1 3/4-2 1/2 yards

642s. 6d.

different kinds of material

IV. Machining