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A thread of fire ran up like an opening seam, broadened, and threw out pink ravelings.LAZARREMARY HARTWELL CATHERWOOD
If you are not able to match the wool for a darn, it is a good plan to use the ravelings of the stuff itself.HOW GIRLS CAN HELP THEIR COUNTRYJULIETTE LOW
To avoid this waste, we must learn to weave whole garments out of the mere ravelings of the fabric of time.AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF FRANK G. ALLEN, MINISTER OF THE GOSPELFRANK G. ALLEN
She showed them two morning dresses which had been made in her house from ravelings of old satin chair covers.STORIES OF NEW JERSEYFRANK RICHARD STOCKTON
Thread or ravelings wound about the axles of the wheels also makes the machine run hard.MECHANICAL DEVICES IN THE HOMEEDITH LOUISE ALLEN
Ravelings of rope will make silky hair, and fingers may be indicated by stitches.HOME OCCUPATIONS FOR BOYS AND GIRLSBERTHA JOHNSTON
With the ravelings of a linen handkerchief, aided by the magic buckle-tongue, I mended my clothing.THIRTY-SEVEN DAYS OF PERILTRUMAN EVERTS
The bandage should be free from ravelings and placed squarely in the hoop.THE BOOK OF CHEESECHARLES THOM AND WALTER WARNER FISK
Try at school on some ravelings of garment seams or other materials.CLOTHING AND HEALTHHELEN KINNE
Trim the edges of the patch smooth and herringbone stitch with ravelings around it.HANDICRAFT FOR GIRLSIDABELLE MCGLAUFLIN

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