This section is from the book "School Needlework. A Course of Study in Sewing designed for use in Schools", by Olive C. Hapgood. Also available from Amazon: School Needlework: A Course Of Study In Sewing Designed For Use In Schools.

(Age, 2 Years.)

Take a piece of paper one yard long and twelve inches wide.

Place the narrow side of the paper horizontally in front of you. Mark the upper left-hand corner A, the upper right-hand corner B, the lower left-hand corner C, the lower right-hand corner D (Fig. 108).

1. Make a dot twenty-one and one-half inches above C; mark it E.

2. Make a dot two inches above E; one and one-half inches to the right of this dot and parallel with it, make another dot; mark it F.

3. Draw a light dash-line from E to F.

4. Draw an inward-curving line from E to F, allowing three-fourths of an inch curve at the middle. Erase the dash-line.

Fig. 108. - Child's sack tier.

5. Make a dot three and one-half inches to the right of F and parallel with F; one inch exactly below this dot make another dot; mark it G.

6. Draw a line from F to G.

7. Make a dot three inches exactly below G; one-half of an inch to the left of this dot make another dot; mark it H.

8. Draw a light dash-line from G to H.

9. Draw an inward-curving line from G to H, allowing three-eighths of an inch curve at the middle. Erase the dash-line.

10. Make a dot two inches to the right of H, and parallel with H; mark it I.

11. Draw an inward-curving line from H to I (see shape in Fig. 108).

12. Make a dot two inches above D; mark it J.

13. Draw a line from J to J.

14. Draw a light dash-line from C to J.

15. Draw an outward-curving line from C to J, allowing one-half of an inch curve at the middle. Erase the dash-line.

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