Some of the most useful dyes and the least known are to be found among the Lichens. They seem to have been used among peasant dyers from remote ages, but apparently none of the great French dyers used them, nor are they mentioned in any of th... Read more of The Lichen Dyes at Dyeing.caInformational Site Network Informational


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61. A Shoe Cover

When packing my trunk for a journey, I have found it to
be a good scheme to use my stockings for shoe covers, this saves the added
bulk of paper, and the shoes will be found less liable to muss up other
things if protected by this clean and handy stocking covering. A stocking
occupies practically no room when drawn over a shoe, and the two together
will be found quite handy to tuck into chinks into which they alone can

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