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.
In a large school it is necessary to have a test class, in which the pupils are examined as to their ability and proficiency.
The blanket-stitch on the squares, and on pieces of flannel for leaves of the needle-book.
The stamped, hemming stitch on the cloth, and then on cheap handkerchiefs.
Stitching the seams of a small bag made of nice material.
Overcasting the seams of the bag.
Hemming of the bag.
Catch-stitching on canvas, then on the outside seams of the bag, with bright-colored embroidery silk. The bag on completion is given to the pupil.
Darning over card-board.