Designed by Australian Mary Card in 1918, this tall thin panel features a sailor with his saber. This design has been arranged to correspond in size and style with the Soldier Boy, which is the subject of No. 1 of the Mary Card Giant Chart series.

With twenty six different borders to choose from, you can make matching square insertions for guest towels, lace pillows, purses, garments, and more.

Designed by Cora Mowrey in 1917, this centerpiece with symmetrical clematis flowers can be made for many purposes. Use a large thread and hook for a complete tablecloth, or smaller thread for a centerpiece or doily.


You finish up a big doily and discover an area of slight grime that just won’t disappear. Don’t you just hate it when that happens? The real problem is that by the time you notice anything wrong, the stain has had weeks or months to set itself into the cotton.


The colors, the quality, and the resulting fabric of your masterpiece are the choices you’ll have to make before you start your lace project. Today, there are numerous types of crochet thread. The permutations are endless, and each type brings new and interesting variations.


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