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Fiber, Textile, and Weaving Arts

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Western Australia

Publication Year

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Full-Text Articles in Art and Design

Classing Your Own Clip, J Reilly Jan 1966

Classing Your Own Clip, J Reilly

Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4

One of the most important activities in the Australian wool industry is the preparation of the clip for sale.

Many growers class their own clips and due to this practice they can reduce production costs.


Show Exhibits, H M. Gloster Jan 1961

Show Exhibits, H M. Gloster

Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4

The annual round of country agricultural shows will soon be with us.

Why not take an active part in your next local Show by becoming an exhibitor?


A Top For A Teenager : An Embroidery Motif, O. Evans Scott Jan 1961

A Top For A Teenager : An Embroidery Motif, O. Evans Scott

Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4

WHEN a girl shows an interest in sewing, encourage her by allowing her to make something for herself.

Choose something simple that can be finished quickly without Mother's help—a difficult, time-consuming article may cause a flagging of interest.


From Cropping To Crochet, H M. Gloster Jan 1961

From Cropping To Crochet, H M. Gloster

Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4

MANY of our readers will now be enjoying well earned holidays at the sea-side, after a strenuous year on farms.

The woman who is busily occupied all the year finds it difficult to sit for hours on the beach just watching the children paddling and playing with buckets and spades.


Sugar Bags - Just Sugar Bags : Brunch Buns, H M. Gloster Jan 1961

Sugar Bags - Just Sugar Bags : Brunch Buns, H M. Gloster

Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4

DID you all buy bags of sugar and make jam, and bottle fruit, while the soft fruits were in season?

I do hope you saved those sugar bags—also the bits and pieces of gay drip-dry cottons left over from home dressmaking.

You will find there are plenty of useful and attractive articles that you can make with these things.


Farm And Home - A Happy Christmas To Housewives, H M. Gloster Jan 1960

Farm And Home - A Happy Christmas To Housewives, H M. Gloster

Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4

THE Christmas season is at hand once more and the housewife will be confronted with the problem of providing appetising meals for various occasions.

Breakfast on Christmas morning may become a difficult meal in some households as the normal daily routine is naturally disturbed by a general mixture of church going, the excitement of young folk opening presents, the exploring of Christmas stockings, the door bell ringing with callers, and preparations for Christmas dinner.


Meals For Cooler Seasons : A Plain Cushion, H M. Gloster Jan 1960

Meals For Cooler Seasons : A Plain Cushion, H M. Gloster

Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4

ALTHOUGH March, April and May go to make up the "official" autumn season, the Clerk of the Weather does not always send us typical autumn weather.

Easter has passed however, we can usually expect cooler days and can look forward to the preparation and enjoyment of foods that are richer and more substantial than our hot weather fare.

Here are some suggestions for two universal favourites— roast duck and baked ham.


The Laundering Of Table Linen : A Bag For Blue, H M. Gloster Jan 1960

The Laundering Of Table Linen : A Bag For Blue, H M. Gloster

Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4

THE eye-appeal of a dinner-table is always enhanced by good quality napery—and to my mind there is nothing to equal the appearance of a well-laundered white linen damask tablecloth with table-napkins to match.


Snacks With A Difference : A Novel Shopping Bag : To Line An Evening Stole, H M. Gloster Jan 1960

Snacks With A Difference : A Novel Shopping Bag : To Line An Evening Stole, H M. Gloster

Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4

FOR those who like to try something a little different, these recipes will strike a new note and I think that they will prove popular with most members of most families.