This set of two books is designed to benefit and bless the homemaker, whether you’re in-training or a veteran. It includes Encyclopedia of Needlework by Therese de Dillmont (English edition) and The Easiest Way in Housekeeping and Cooking by Helen Campbell. You will turn to these classic references again and again!
Available as single titles or in a discounted set.
Encyclopedia of Needlework by Therese de Dillmont: This classic volume provides instructions, patterns, and 890 detailed figures for guided instruction in both plain and fancy needlework, from sewing to mending and embroidery of various kinds, as well as crochet, knitting, tatting, macramé, laces, and more. This over-sized (8-1.2″ x 11″) edition features a generous layout with large illustrations. It is sure to be a welcome reference for seamstresses at every level of ability. 428 pages.
The Easiest Way in Housekeeping and Cooking by Helen Campbell: The intent of this volume is to help the home-keeper to utilize to the best advantage the food-resources of whatever spot she is in, and to teach household science as well as cooking. More than a library of recipes, The Easiest Way in Housekeeping and Cooking covers the very essentials of home management and menu-building, from the setup of the home to the basics of food nutrition. The recipes in this collection are designed to equip the homemaker with the very basics so that she can tailor her menus to whatever ingredients are at hand. The simplicity, yet thoroughness, of this treatise on housekeeping is sure to be a blessing. From the beginning homemaker to the seasoned wife and mother who desires to simplify and serve wholesome food of real ingredients, The Easiest Way in Housekeeping and Cooking is a reference you will turn to again and again. Adapted for teaching with assignments list included in appendix. 8-1/2″ x 11″ size is perfect for your reference shelf.
Homemaking Two-Book Set
Encyclopedia of Needlework and
The Easiest Way in Housekeeping and Cooking
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