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98. Eyelet Embroidery, Suggestions for

For some time after I began doing
"eyelet work" I wondered if there was not some way to fasten the thread

after completing an eyelet. A friend of mine showed me a solution of my

problem. It was to leave the last three loops loose enough so that I could

pass the thread back through them after completing the eyelet. Then I

carefully pulled each of these loops down and cut off the thread. This

obviates the necessity of any knots that are so unsightly, and at the same

time, the thread is firmly secured. 99. To Prevent Stockings from Wearing

Out. Paste pieces of velvet soft side up, into the heels of your shoes,

bottom and back, and you will find your stockings darning reduced by a big

per cent.