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"The sleeves are made and the wristbands set on." From "Instructions on Needlework and Knitting as Derived from the Central School", p.14.  MMA 30.68.21

"The sleeves are made and the wristbands set on." From "Instructions on Needlework and Knitting as Derived from the Central School", p.14. MMA 30.68.21

"Herring-bone is worked from left to right, and each stitch is taken backwards, the thread being always kept behind the needle." From "Instructions on Needlework and Knitting as Derived from the Central School", p.17.  MMA 30.68.21

"Herring-bone is worked from left to right, and each stitch is taken backwards, the thread being always kept behind the needle." From "Instructions on Needlework and Knitting as Derived from the Central School", p.17. MMA 30.68.21

"SHIRT MAKING. There are nineteen necessary parts in a shirt,viz.the body, 2 sleeves, 2 wristbands, 2 binders,2 shoulder straps,1 collar,2 sleeve-gussets, 2 neck ditto, 2 side ditto, 2 wrist ditto, 1 bosom ditto." From "Instructions on Needlework and Knitting as Derived from the Central School", p.13.  MMA 30.68.21

"SHIRT MAKING. There are nineteen necessary parts in a shirt,viz.the body, 2 sleeves, 2 wristbands, 2 binders,2 shoulder straps,1 collar,2 sleeve-gussets, 2 neck ditto, 2 side ditto, 2 wrist ditto, 1 bosom ditto." From "Instructions on Needlework and Knitting as Derived from the Central School", p.13. MMA 30.68.21

"The body is then to be folded properly, and the distance measured from the top for the armholes, and from the bottom for the openings in the sides"  From "Instructions on Needlework and Knitting as Derived from the Central School", p.13.  MMA 30.68.21

"The body is then to be folded properly, and the distance measured from the top for the armholes, and from the bottom for the openings in the sides" From "Instructions on Needlework and Knitting as Derived from the Central School", p.13. MMA 30.68.21

"The work must be divided and marked as for gathering. The right side of the frill must be downwards next to the fore-finger, and the edge be rolled very tight between the thumb and finger. The needle is to be pointed towards the chest, and is to brought out on the wrong, just below the roll. The thread must be strong and even,and the stitches placed at such a distance as to draw easily." From "Instructions on Needlework and Knitting as Derived from the Central School", p.14.  MMA 30.68.21

"The work must be divided and marked as for gathering. The right side of the frill must be downwards next to the fore-finger, and the edge be rolled very tight between the thumb and finger. The needle is to be pointed towards the chest, and is to brought out on the wrong, just below the roll. The thread must be strong and even,and the stitches placed at such a distance as to draw easily." From "Instructions on Needlework and Knitting as Derived from the Central School", p.14. MMA 30.68.21

"The neck gussets are put in, in the same way, and the shoulder-strap is next fixed, (by folding it exactly in half, and tacking the wrong side slightly in the middle of the shoulder, then placing each side flat on the shirt, and stitching in the lines drawn.) The bosom is then hemmed, and the gussets put in; the neck gathered, and the collar set on."  From "Instructions on Needlework and Knitting as Derived from the Central School", p.14.  MMA 30.68.21

"The neck gussets are put in, in the same way, and the shoulder-strap is next fixed, (by folding it exactly in half, and tacking the wrong side slightly in the middle of the shoulder, then placing each side flat on the shirt, and stitching in the lines drawn.) The bosom is then hemmed, and the gussets put in; the neck gathered, and the collar set on." From "Instructions on Needlework and Knitting as Derived from the Central School", p.14. MMA 30.68.21

"DARNING. The work is to be held across the first and second fingers.A thread is taken and a thread left alternately: and at the end of every line a loop of cotton is left. When a hole is crossed,it should be worked from the middle towards the sides. The needles used for darning are made very long and thin." From "Instructions on Needlework and Knitting as Derived from the Central School", p.18.  MMA 30.68.21

"DARNING. The work is to be held across the first and second fingers.A thread is taken and a thread left alternately: and at the end of every line a loop of cotton is left. When a hole is crossed,it should be worked from the middle towards the sides. The needles used for darning are made very long and thin." From "Instructions on Needlework and Knitting as Derived from the Central School", p.18. MMA 30.68.21

https://flic.kr/p/2cBvLk | Nativity by Eric Gill. | Gill was born in 1882 in Brighton, Sussex (now East Sussex) and in 1897 the family moved to Chichester. Eric studied at Chichester Technical and Art School, and in 1900 moved to London to train as an architect with the practice of W.D. Caroe, specialists in ecclesiastical architecture. Frustrated with his training, he took evening classes in stone masonry at Westminster Technical Institute and in calligraphy at the Central School of Arts…

https://flic.kr/p/2cBvLk | Nativity by Eric Gill. | Gill was born in 1882 in Brighton, Sussex (now East Sussex) and in 1897 the family moved to Chichester. Eric studied at Chichester Technical and Art School, and in 1900 moved to London to train as an architect with the practice of W.D. Caroe, specialists in ecclesiastical architecture. Frustrated with his training, he took evening classes in stone masonry at Westminster Technical Institute and in calligraphy at the Central School of Arts…

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