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.

1. Make a dot ten and one-half inches below A; one inch to the right of this dot and parallel with it, make another dot; mark the last dot K.

2. Make a dot three inches below A; mark it L.

3. Draw a line from K to L.

4. Make a dot one inch above L; four inches to the right of this dot and parallel with it, make another dot; mark it M.

5. Draw a light dash-line from L to M.

6. Draw an inward-curving line from L to M, allowing three-eighths of an inch curve at the middle. Erase the dash-line.

7. Make a dot five inches to the right of M and parallel with M; mark it N.

8. Draw a light dash-line from M to N.

9. Draw an outward-curving line from M to N, allowing one and one-fourth inch curve at the middle. Erase the dash-line.

10. Mark a notch at the middle of this curve.

11. Make a dot two and one-half inches to the right of N and parallel with N; one and one-fourth inches exactly below this dot make another dot; mark it O.

12. Draw a slightly inward-curving line from N to O.

13. Make a dot nine and one-half inches to the right of K, and parallel with K; mark it P.'

14. Draw a line from O to P.

15. Draw a line from K to P.

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

Place the narrow side of the paper horizontally in front of you. Mark the lower left-hand corner A; mark the lower right-hand corner B.

1. Make a dot one inch above A; mark it C.

2. Draw a light dash-line from B to C.

3. Draw an outward-curving line from B to C, allowing one-fourth of an inch curve at the middle. Erase the dash-line.

4. Make a dot eighteen inches exactly above C; three and one-half inches to the right of this dot, and parallel with it, make another dot; mark it D.

5. Draw a line from C to D.

6. Make a dot one inch to the right of D and parallel with D; two and one-half inches exactly above this dot make another dot; mark it E.

7. Draw an inward-curving line from D to E (see shape in Fig. 108).

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

9. Draw a line from E to F.

10. Make a dot one inch exactly below E; two inches to the right of this dot, and parallel with it, make another dot; mark it G.

11. Draw a light dash-line from F to G.

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

13. Make a dot one and one-half inches to the right of G; one-fourth of an inch above this dot make another dot; mark it H.

14. Continue the curved line from G to H.

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