Implements

Thimble, silver, celluloid, or enamel-lined white metal

Scissors

Cutting-out, 7 or 9 inches long, 2s. Buttonhole, about Is. 3d. Embroidery, from Is.

Celluloid shield, Id. (to use for embroidery over rough finger). Flat ivory measure, for tucks, marked in eighths.

Needles And Cottons

Needle

Cotton

Longcloth - Machine......................

0

80

Hand sewing.............

10

80

Buttonholes.............

9

50

Natinsook - Machine.....................

0

100

Hand sewing...........

12

200

Muslin - Fine buttonholes.............

9

60

Machine..................

00

200

Hand sewing...........

12

200

Buttonholes............

10

80

Pins

Short whites, not steel, as they are apt to rust if left in. Baby clothes: Lillikins.

Buttons

For nightdresses, small pearl.

For combinations and bodices, uncrushable linen, at 3 3/4d. the dozen.

For baby clothes, French braid is always preferable.