This section is from the "Hand Sewing Lessons" book, by Sarah Ewell Krolik. Also available from Amazon: Hand Sewing Lessons: A Graded Course For Schools And For The Home.
Practice for Model 21 (Weaving On Cardboard And Darning On Stockinet). Weaving and Darning. Weave on looms. They may be made of cardboard, 4x5 inches in size, with holes punched at each end to hold the warp in place. Practice darning on light colored stockinet, and tie square knots on the holders with several coarse threads in a large needle. Teach the square knot with a large, soft cord. Make Model 21.
Model 22 (French Hem, And Darning On Table Linen). French Hem And Darning On Table Linen. Practice The French Hems On Napkins And Towels. Darning On Linen Is Omitted By Children
Make Model 22 (French Hem, And Darning On Table Linen).
Practice for Model 23 (Chain, Feather, Herring-Bone, Kensington,). Feather-stitch and Other Fancy Stitches. Feather-stitch a lengthwise strip of dotted cloth and the dust-cloths. If the calico dust-cloths are dotted the dots may be followed on the lengthwise sides. Feather-stitch dust-cloths, the ruffles of the sofa pillow covers, the doll's sheets and pillow cases, and the other articles that have been made.
Children, omit (b) and (c) of Model 23 (Chain, Feather, Herring-Bone, Kensington,), fagoting.
Make Model 23 (Chain, Feather, Herring-Bone, Kensington,).
Practice for Models 24 and 25. Slip-stitch, Purl Edge, Darning on Cashmere, Blanket, Flannel, and Cat Stitches. Make holes in piece of cashmere and darn them, stamp and embroider bottoms of doll's flannel skirts. Sew the seams with two running stitches and a backstitch, press them open and fasten with a row of flannel-stitch on each side. To make the plackets, fold back 1/2 inch on the left sides, and 1/4 inch on the right sides, and cat-stitch the raw edges to hold them. See Model 13 (Plackets for Skirts and Drawers.) (a). Pleat and finish with bands, buttons and button-holes. Make a heart-shaped sachet or pincushion. Baste the edges of the top and bottom separately, place the cotton and sachet between, baste the edges together, and finish with blanket-stitch. Make the blanket-stitch on the leaves and covers of a needle-book.
Make Models 24 and 25.
Practice for Model 26 (Pupil's Name In Cross-Stitch). Cross-stitching. Cross-stitch initials on doll's garments and sheets. Make Model 26.
Practice for Model 27 (Rolled Hems And Rolled Gathers). Rolled Ruffle and Gathers. Overhand lace on handkerchiefs. Make ruffle for doll's dress. Model 27 is omitted by children.
Model 28. &Nbsp;Doll's Gored Skirt
Model 29. &Nbsp;Doll's Underwaist
Model 30. &Nbsp;Doll's Drawers
Model 31. &Nbsp;Doll's Flannel Skirt
Model 32. Doll's Dress
If Model 27 (Rolled Hems And Rolled Gathers) has been omitted, the ruffle for the dress may be hemmed, hem-stitched, or feather-stitched.
Illustration 2. Both sides of a matched seam. A Section of Model 3 (Matched Edges Overhanded).
This seam shows in a line down the center. The top of the pieces joined is folded over to show the wrong side. The right side of the seam extends below and may be seen if looked for closely. A patch carefully inserted in this way escapes the eye.