It was standard for girls to write the directions for a particular skill opposite a sample of the described stitches. This workbook contains several spelling errors, suggesting that its creator was rather young.

From "Make it yourself": home sewing, gender, and culture, 1890-1930 by Sarah A. Gordon

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  • American: 1900-present
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  • Gertie Blair's Darning Sample It was standard for girls to write the directions for a particular skill opposite a sample of the described stitches. This workbook contains several spelling errors, suggesting that its creator was rather young.