Home Arts for Old and Young
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Home Arts for Old and Young

By Caroline L. Smith
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  • Home Arts FOR OLD AND YOUNG.
  • CONTENTS.
  • Christmas.
    • 1.—HOW TO MAKE A CHRISTMAS TREE.
    • 2.—THE CHRISTMAS BRAN PIE.
    • 3.—TWELFTH NIGHT.
    • 4.—THE CHRISTMAS BAG.
  • Amusements for Christmas Holidays. ADAPTED TO ALL AGES.
    • 1.—SHAKESPEARE READING CLUBS.
    • 2.—PRIVATE THEATRICALS.
    • 3.—CHARADES.
    • 4.—CON-JU-GATE.
    • 5.—DUMB-FOUND.
    • 6.—SO-RO-SIS.
    • 7.—LAMENTABLE.
    • 8.—PROVERBS.
    • 9.—TABLEAUX VIVANTS.
    • 10.—TABLEAUX OF STATUARY.
    • 11.—LIGHTS AND SHADES.
  • Ventriloquism Made Easy.
    • 1.—WHAT IS VENTRILOQUISM.
    • 2.—THE THEORY OF VENTRILOQUISM.
    • 3.—PRACTICAL RULES AND ILLUSTRATIONS.
    • 4.—POLYPHONIC IMITATIONS.
    • 5.—TO IMITATE AN ECHO.
    • 6.—CONCLUDING REMARKS.
  • Natural Magic.
    • 1.—THE MAGIC OF ACOUSTICS.
    • 2.—TO SHOW HOW SOUND TRAVELS THROUGH A SOLID.
    • 3.—THEORY OF THE VOICE.
    • 4.—A SINGULAR EXAMPLE OF SUPERSTITION.
  • Gardening, Flowers.
    • 1.—HOW TO PLANT SEEDS.
    • 2.—THE QUEEN OF FLOWERS, THE ROSE.
      • No. 1.
      • No. 2. THE HYBRID PERPETUALS, OR REMONTANTS.
      • No. 3.
      • CULTIVATION.
      • ROSES FOR WINTER BLOOMING.
      • PREPARATION.
      • ROSE-BEDS.
    • No. 1.
    • No. 2. THE HYBRID PERPETUALS, OR REMONTANTS.
    • No. 3.
    • CULTIVATION.
    • ROSES FOR WINTER BLOOMING.
    • PREPARATION.
    • ROSE-BEDS.
    • 3.—FLOWER BEDS.
    • 4.—CARNATIONS.
    • 5.—FUCHSIAS.
    • 6.—PANSIES.
    • 7.—HOW TO PLANT HARDY BULBS.
    • 8.—JAPAN LILIES.
    • 9.—CAPE BULBS.
    • 10.—HOW TO GROW BULBS IN WINTER.
    • 11.—GARDEN INSECTS.
    • 12.—SOME USEFUL HINTS.
    • 13.—MOSS BASKETS.
    • 14.—HANGING BASKETS.
    • 15.—ARTIFICIAL ROCKERIES.
    • 16.—FERNERIES.
    • 17.—IVIES.
    • 18.—PRESSED FLOWERS.
    • 19.—STRAWBERRIES.
    • 20.—GRAPES.
    • 21.—HOW TO ARRANGE SEA-MOSSES.
  • House and Home Arts.
    • 1.—KNITTING.
    • 2.—HOW TO KNIT A STOCKING.
    • 3.—BABY’S KNITTED JACKET.
      • SLEEVES.
      • BORDER.
    • SLEEVES.
    • BORDER.
    • 4.—BABY’S BLANKET.
    • 5.—BORDER TO BLANKET.
    • 6.—KNITTED BED-QUILTS.
    • 7.—BABY’S BLANKET.
      • BORDER.
    • BORDER.
    • 8.—SOFA CUSHION.
    • 9.—TABLE MATS.
    • 10.—CARRIAGE OR BED-ROOM MAT.
    • 11.—KNITTED MOSS.
    • 12.—PLAIN NEEDLE-WORK, AND USEFUL HINTS FOR YOUNG LADIES.
    • 13.—EMBROIDERY IN SPANGLES AND CANNETILLE.
    • 14.—EMBROIDERY IN LAMÉ OF VELVET AND GOLD.
    • 15.—EMBROIDERY IN FEATHERS.
    • 16.—CORK WORK.
    • 17.—BLACK LANDSCAPE.
    • 18.—VEGETABLE FLOWERS.
    • 19.—ORNAMENTAL SEED WORK.
    • 20.—HOW TO IMPRESS LEAVES ON VELVET.
    • 21.—PAPER PILLOW.
    • 22.—IMITATION CARVED IVORY.
    • 23.—DIAPHANIE, OR STAINED GLASS.
    • 24.—PAINTING ON GLASS.
    • 25.—PAINTING ON VELVET.
    • 26.—CASTING IN PLASTER, SULPHUR, &c.
    • 27.—ENGRAVED BOXES.
  • Solitaire Games of Cards.
    • 1.—THE LEGITIMIST.
    • 2.—THE SULTAN.
    • 3.—FRENCH SOLITAIRE.
    • 4.—THE ARMY SOLITAIRE.
  • The Toilet.
    • 1.—THE BATH.
    • 2.—COMPLEXION.
    • 3.—RECIPE TO CURE FRECKLES.
    • 4.—A CURE FOR FRECKLES.
    • 5.—A CURE FOR FRECKLES.
    • 6.—A CURE FOR PIMPLES.
    • 7.—HAIR.
    • 8.—CARROT POMADE.
    • 9.—BANDOLINE.
    • 10.—COLD CREAM.
    • 11.—RECIPE FOR CAMPHOR ICE.
    • 12.—CUCUMBER SALVE.
    • 13.—TO LOOSEN STOPPERS OF TOILET BOTTLES.
    • 14.—TO REMOVE A TIGHT RING.
    • 15.—HAIR WASH.
    • 16.—A CURE FOR POISON.
  • Home Reading.
  • The Sick Room.
    • 1.—COOKING FOR THE SICK.
    • 2.—PORT WINE JELLY.
    • 3.—TOAST WATER.
    • 4.—TO PREPARE RENNET WHEY.
    • 5.—FLAX-SEED SIRUP.
    • 6.—MUCILAGE OF SAGO.
    • 7.—APPLICATIONS FOR THE SICK.—REFRESHING LOTION.
    • 8.—RECEIPT FOR CROUP.
    • 9.—REMEDY FOR SORE THROAT.
    • 10.—BURNS.
  • Directions for making Bread, Yeast &c.
    • 1.—WAFFLES.
    • 2.—A CREAM TOMATO SOUP.
    • 3.—BREAKFAST CAKE.
    • 4.—MOLASSES GINGERBREAD.
    • 5.—PLAIN COOKIES.
    • 6.—MOONSHINE CRACKERS.
    • 7.—NEW YEAR’S COOKIES.
    • 8.—SPONGE CAKE.
    • 9.—LOAF CAKE.
  • Politeness.
  • Transcriber's Notes
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