a small emery cushion, for polishing the
needle should is
get sticky or rusty, a piece of beeswax
useful for flax threads, a stiletto for piercing eyelet
yard measure, a bodkin, and some small pins, are all necessary items, which should always be at hand when wanted. holes, a
The Second Point
The Colour Scheme.
Colour lends an inexpressible charm to our daily in nature that it exists in greatest beauty.
wonderful robe of colour which she displays for us
the flowers and fruits, trees and foliage, sea and sky, the birds, animal and insect life, all under different aspects and ever-varying circumstances, increase our
admiration and pleasure. We reflect and gratify our need for colour in our intimate surroundings dress,
hangings, furniture, carpets, pottery and pictures. The embroideress who has a fine instinct for colour will arrange a scheme wherein beautiful combinations of hues, tints, and shades will mingle and produce a harmonious whole.
favoured that the following hints are knowledge of the principles of colour will
It is for those less
serve as a guide, while the use of a chromatic circle, i.e., a colour circle, will be invaluable to the beginner.
This convenient arrangement wherein successive strips of all the colours are placed concentrically in their due proportions
—as in the prismatic
her to study liarities of colour and help her to I
and the pecuarrange and select
the varieties, the relations