Monograms and initials as well as plain needlework all make their first series appearances in this volume. The plain needlework section includes sewing buttons and buttonholes, hemming, piping, pleating, fancy lettering and a variety of stitches. For crocheters, the book features doll clothes, bedspreads, and shawls and
jackets for ladies. And for knitters, there are a number of garments for children. Glossy hardbound book is 9" x 12" with 152 pages and black and white instructions reprinted exactly as they appeared in the original printings from the late 1800s.