96. A Brick Pincushion

A brick pincushion was a dressmaker's ingenious
way of making easy work of basting and sewing long seams. She took a

common red brick, topped it with a flat oblong cushion size and shape of

the brick, covering the whole neatly with a bright chintz cover. This

standing on the edge of her cutting table was in constant use, and proved

a great convenience.

95. Kitchen Account Book 97. Fruit Stains, to Remove from Hands facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail