The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 29, 1954 · Page 24
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER HEW» Here's Answer to Space Problem And then there were two—but *> with only one bedroom for bot baby and kindergarten sister. With m bit of skill and washable cottons it's oossible to provide an attrac tive combination room. : Baby's corner can be set off bj patterned wallpaper to contras i with plain paper on other walls. : Yet the room is nicely tied together by matching bedspreads and .draperies. And mother can make these, perhaps with help from experts at her local sewing center. . The problem of double upkeep is •olved by making the entire room ' washable. Sanforized terry cloth is * happy fabric choice because it won't sag or shrink. ' You'll need about 23 yards. Bedspread top is made with center panel and two narrower side •panels. Cut these, allowing 36" lor pillows and %" for each seam and •ew together. The skirt requires a length twice the total distance of two sides and bottom of bed. Sew these sections together, including the finish- mg seams at either end. Turn under top 2" of the skirt and ruffle it 1&" from top to fit bedspread. This provides both top ruffle and shirring for skirt. Topstitch bedspread top, , . • . Turn a three inch hem at bottom of skirt, let it clear floor by 2". Then piece a 6" strip that is twice the distance around bed. Fold in .half and-ruffle'•}* " from raw edges. C O T T O N UPHOLSTERED — Alice-in-wonderland characters in a .; new cotton print cavort over the seat and back of this child's rocker. The clever cushions were made on the new Singer automatic swing-needle sewing machine, which does straight as well as decorative stitching. Topstitch skirt to ruffle. To make the contour style crib pread cut a piece to fit mattress >top, allowing %** seams. Cut' four pieces to fit sides and ends, allowing 1 /a" seams and 6" on each piece for tuck-under. Sew side pieces to spread top. Then sew corners together for 5" from this first seam. Turn back free corners until raw edge of strip is parallel to grain of the material. • Do this with all free corners. Stitch undersection together with mitered corners in a diagonal seam. Turn a -k n seam to finish raw edges of material. Decorate top as desired. For curtains take two widths of material, making these length of window plus 4^4" for top hem and •%" for bottom. Turn material under J /2" on all sides except top. Cut two 4" strips—each measuring twice i distance of one side and bottom o a curtain. Fold in half and ruff] Vn" from raw edge. Top stitch cur tain to ruffle, starting 4%" from top. Turn' under top of curtain 4&' Back at Work PEARL HARBOR (#)—Work has begun on the-first new construction received by the Pearl Harbor Nava shipyard since World War n. . Two large barges costing $750,000 are being constructed as living and messing quarters for submarine crews during the time their ships are undergoing repairs. Memphis Optical Dispensary We Fit Artificial Eyes Members of Guild Opticians Exchange Bldg. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER, 29,1964 PERMANENT PLEATS — The Everglaze pleated "cotton by Everfast lends a note of elegant simplicity to this tailored bedspread by Summergrade. It typifies the easy-to-care-for qualities of permanently pleated cottons. Headboard covered in cotton chintz and tiny chintz pillows provide a charming color accent to this bedroom setting. : CROP INSURANCE WELLS & PUMPS For Profitable Irrigation WATER WELLS-PUMPS-RELIFTS LAYNE^RKANSAS COMPANY Stuttgart — Jonaiboro Bathroom Can Be Glamorized By Mixing, Matching Colors Memphis, Tenn. Why not glamourize your bath with a fresh, bright color scheme? Start with your favorite color and et it set the tone for the whole oom. Lavender might be your choice or window curtains and matching hower curtain. Lavender and white wall tiles, arranged in heckerboard pattern, would carry he scheme along. Then seek out a armonizing wall covering perhaps pastel blue with white and bright lue pattern. A handsome terry owel could pick up the bright blue ouch from the wall, and a white cotton carpet or bath mat would complete the scheme. ... Pink and red, with accents ot olack, set the pattern for another striking and distinctive bathroom. There are scores of other possi- oilities, depending, on your own color taste. You can use just about any basic color as a starting point and mix and match as you please. • These days, cotton' towels, wash cloths, curtains, mats and carpets are seen in'such a profusion of colors and patterns that there is virtually no limit to your choice of combinations. Many come in ensembles, with towels and shower curtains matched for color and de- signs. hamper, or the tile or colored fixtures will • suggest a decorating scheme. Maybe the wall covering or even a painting will be your starting point. Whatever starts you thinking about more color in the bathroom, carry the scheme right through to the end,] until you have achieved complete color harmony Terry Towels Make New Shower Curtains Cotton terry toweling makes for sign. You'll find a variety of both traditional and contemporary de- Jment of the bathroom. Use striped terry .to make matching window curtains and shower curtain which also match your bath towels. Shower curtain can be made of two or three long bath towels with nooks for rings sewed along the top hem. Matching window curtains may be stretched taut between rods at top and bottom of window for a No Beards All members of Alexander the Great's army were ordered to shave off their beards, so their enemies might -not seize them as handles in slashing throats. ...my first choice! th NATIO COTTON PICKING And we invite each of you to see and Test Drive the '54 Ford... the car that's worth more when you buy it... worth more when you sell it. Blytkeville, Arkansas Sept. 30-Oct. 1 YOUR FORD DEALERS of SOUTHEAST MISSOURI AND NORTHEAST ARKANSAS . 5 iH

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