New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, December 3, 1987, Page 7

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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 3, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Kaleidoscope Thursday December 3 1987 Herald-Zerfunp New Braunfels Texas Page 7Making Things for Christmas Antique Miss making points with today’s girls By BETH COTTEN No matter how well I think I know them kids continually come up with real surprises When I made an old fashioned cloth doll for an adult friend who is a col lei'tor it ne\er occurred to me that my Barbie loving latest fad addicted young daughters would cion take note surprise’ They fell in lo\e with the Antique Miss doll I will admit I tried nu t>est to make her chaining and sweet \t*out JO inches tall she wear a simple hut beautiful lace trimmed dress amt bloomers Her >am hair twisttsl into soft tmns is adorned with a wreath of tiny dried (lowers star shaped yam eses are her only fat tai features This is an easy and inexpensive pm}*** I If vou re a real *ioll lover with a long Christmas list you Ii enjoy s>n dilation \ svH tat es Dill Collection which imluties the Antique Miss IM is more than a dor en other urn que charming dolls Our plans feature many full sue patterns complete materials lists and illustrated step hy step instru*. ti..is Slits lfV No IJli lls ♦;»    «    Kit Club Notes Comal County AAM Mothers Club * n.a. * ounty AAM Mother* riot met re* entiv in the spe* tai edtn altun x tcben of the New Braunfels IVD e»lu* at km enter After a salad sup per a brief meeting wa' held to Its* us* the up on . rig < cokie Bane i barlene F ;s* her gave a relict or. supplies and «• I a d v s Battling rte* I t ’.br gr 4 • ! p> r* I ? the annual < m>kie Bake lie- 4 * and After ail report** were given the * ut chopped l?t pounds of i*e* an* tor the < • >g ie tak*- for which or lien* w«**» a* i epted fhrvHigh No* Hi Xi Pi Delta Thr N armtmr meeting o’ \ V, tiei’a chapter of Beta Sigma I’h. was Biesele s history book reprinted. on sale locally Ktrst published in It*a* Hu*V>lph I. B lese ie » H >fi»rv «*/ thr t *erman V*f tkmentA un frus has :*»eti an es>**n Ha I hour ce of informal xxi for all who a ist; to consider this important ;wrK»d of t ex an historv IH*"I IHM In its general outline** it has not teen surpassed and therr is little ItfekeiifMhw1 it will ever tw xupplanted Bies**ir s account portrays the yon dittons n Uernianv leading to emigration stimulated bv the revolutionary periods of l&au ark! . 44k migration fkiuriafed due to the reports ut early * hronidem su* cessful lier man immigrants to Ie\as ark! through the effort.' of tie s*h irtv for tin* Brute* (ion of <«erin an immigrants in levas Bieseie also considered the relations between the German settlers arkt tie* Indians the settlers parti* ipation in polit!* s before tie c iv ii vs ar and their economic aikl s*k tai life in Texas I let ailed reviews of tie establish merit of all German Texan com triunities rn* tiding a list of the foun ding settlers continue to supply sen*His resear* iers with a wealth of reliable well documented and authoritative information Phe enduring demand for this volume Uxig out of print and its jut margent plate among works on the history of Texas (lave le*i to this tew printing The original maps amt ll lustrations of the ism edition have t**en retained A biographical sketch of Kuikiiph I. Besele by his son John J Bieseie arid an afterword bv Hutert I' lleiien citing additional biography add to the vale of this 1987 publication bv lie herman Texan Heritage Society lie Sophienburg Museum arui Ar chives Inc ii offering the hardback hook for sale loc ally at Ilk plus tax To order the tiook send check in tie amount of $18% $16 plus % cents tax and $2 postage ami handling' to Dona Keeves Marquahit German Texas Heritage Society. Modem l-anguage Department, Southwest Texas Stale University. San Manos Texas TMM catalog containing discount coupons is $2 95 To order specify the number and enclose a chec k or money order to Makin Things for Christmas Dept 78130. IM) Box bx*) Bixby okia 74008 The Antique Miss requires about 2 yards of cream-colored fabric for the tkkdy and dress C ut two 12 inch long pieces for the combined torso and head and four 8 inch arms with mil ten hands For the legs and sixtes first cut four black I shaped pieces for tin1 sixtes Stitch one to the end of each 7 inch long rectagular leg piece stitch the arni' together in pairs leaving a seam line opening for turn mg and stuffing Sandwich the arms bet ween the torso pieces ami stitch th*- torso seam' leaving th** milton; open Turn and stuff the torso and arms Assemble th** legs and stitch into the bottom torso seam The full 'kiried (ires' ha' a idee trimmed yuk** which is open down the bac k for convenience in dressing the doll The front yoke features two small center (Hittons ami a ribbon bow at the nee k Trim the big puffy beeves with late ami gather them at the wrists Trim the dress hem with lace and rib bon Make a pair of bloomers with a gathe-ed waist ami fathered lace trimmed leg edges Attach two small buttons to the outside of each black shoe \ttach a small hook ami eye to the back neck opening of the dress To make the star eyes use six strands of floss For the hair stitch J) tmh long strands of yam to the bead along the center part Pull some to the front ami trim for bangs Braid and coil the remaining yam hair for ming side huns with nbton towsJoy wreath easy, fun to hand craft By BETH COTTEN The spirit of the holidays is something more likely homegrown than store bought Not that shopping isnt fun and not that you can't find wonderful exciting gifts and decora tions in the stores But home-centered home made activities are a great way to savor the1 full flavor of the season Our family gets together for a? least two or three evenings during the early part of the season to make ornaments and decorations It ' alway s entertaining and enjoyable sometimes it s even the high point of the holidays One idea that came out of a family gathering was the Christmas Joy wreath It s easy to make and it is a bright cheery unusual way to greet visitors with a true message of the season The wreath is the word JOA cut from a hard foam hoard about 12 x 15 inches overall padded ami covered with fabrics and trims Syndication Associations detailed plans inc lude full sue patterns a materials list and complete illustrated instructions To really get into the swing of things in time order oui Christmas packet It contains plans for the JOA wreath plus three card holders or naments child size Victorian carolers stockings calico tree nativity scene shepherd and sheep lawn display and a wooden indoor Santa and reindeer display specify No 4240    $19 95 Our catalog in eluding coupons is $2 95 To order spec ify the number and enclose a check or money order to Makm Things for Christmas Dept 781 JO. PO Box I OOO Bixbv Okla 74008 hor the JOA wreath I used a laminated foam panel available at art supply centers red and white striped fabric green bias binding tap** lace trim red satin ribbon and green fabric with tiny white dots Cut the JOA base from the foam panel and cut out the inside of the O ” Glue fiberfill padding to the front and edges Cut a large “J” and “A from striped fabric with the stripes runmg diagonally Trim the fabric letters with iaoe and sew bias binding along the edges Fit the fabric letters over the base wrapping the binding tape around the edges to the hack Glue in place Cover the edges of the ’O’’ with bin ding tape as well The front of the O is covered with the green dotted fabric which ha' been cut and sewn to form three lavers of gathered lace trimmed ruf Bes To make a bunch of holiday ber ries cover small hits of fiberfill with red fabric and glue to the *0 Add a red satin bow and you have your Christmas JOA * h«*id Nov 9 at * arni A rd s home A I* Kir Walker made a presentation ors behalf of the c hildren * K mer gen cy ''belter of i amal ( ounty ami plans U'f the * hapter s breakfast with san ta on I*** J to benefit tile shelter were dis* u*>ed Beta Buddy Thanksgiving Card' were exchanged Holly Prim ess was voted un and refreshments were arced New Braunfels Literary Society New Braciole-' Literary M\ si el Nuv I * at the heme of Mad ie Hodte tile meeting Was called to ,*rder bv Wries lehmanr. amt Hath. Johnson gave a review on the .de of W ashing!on lrv mg she mentioned hts writings and brought to mind the patriotic side of his endeavors In December lucille Manning will heeders the group with a Christmas lam he**r Kiwarns The meeting or W«*dne'da> before Thanksgiving wan a r* hi re* I table in stead of a regular program Gran Ville Bolton reported on an inter club visit on Tuesdav to the olm**' K a anis» lur which meets at 7 a m He told of their program which was a slide show of Indian painting' and stem*' s*.ratified in the n> k walls of i ave' along the cliffs of the Bio Grande and Pecos rivers which are repute** to tie older than those of F g> pl In response to Ut Gov I>oug Wear* - request ti ie re will tie three Kiwamans who will read part of the B**ok cl Leviticus to join in the Texas oklahoma District plan to read the Bible through Thanksgiving week Hay Ebert reported on our plans for Christmas baskets for needy families The «** re*ar> reminded us that be* ausu of the change in meeting date that he would he at the regular meeting day and time for any visiting Kiwamans or for a make up attendance Incidentally there was one v isitor or. Thursdav (conoco) Store at the Y of San Antonio & Spur 3 Soda Everyday Low Price T i p. Big Red. 39 C K C Cola. 16 OZ NR Hires. Crush Bottle Miller Lite s2.85 vV hilt* Supplies 6 pack cans Last Prix es Good thru Dec 6th John J. Curtis Is Pleased To Announce The Opening Of His Office For The Practice Of Law 2(H> No. Casten New Braunfels 625-3443 C all For An Appointment CONSERVATION TIF Wok TkB A WfrnetnWc Ckuabiuu!!_ Give Original Art!! 10% off ail items thru Dec. 31 Tuesdav Saturday 10 a rn 5pm | nm Ari frau.* S Arts Center Gallery    J 646 Walnut Square    J* r\t ma WINTER NO. I \ SENIOR CITIZEN DISCOUNT Cal! our Circulation N    Department    for    daily home delivery 625-9144 Herald-Zritung Bundle up this winter. When Jack Frost comes nipping at your nose, the first place you ll head for is your warm home But if your home isn t bundled up well, it just might leave you cold With winter s chill approaching, your house will depend on insulation to keep the heated air in and the cold air out Since most of the heat loss will be through your attic or roof, start there Installing attic insulation is an energy saving task you can easily do yourself The idea of insulation is to create a barrier of resistance During winter it fights oft the cold and in the summer it resists heat W'hen shopping for insulation, consider its R value ~ its degree of resistance The higher the R value, the better its insular mg power PEC recommends R 26 for the attic and R 13 tor the walls This winter don t let your house be caught without its woolies Insulate part Q* a SMH ie* of af vt* reports ped by PFC to help energy and money "0 P€D€RNAL€S electric cooperatNe Inc. ut xxi Vexjhbx'. in Faery* r I It} tea ram UM; fattt* tek Sonnet w ku44 **m- Irth ■. »nc tut* ;

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