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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 3, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Kaleidoscope 1987 New Texas Page7 Makin Things for Christmas Antique Miss making points with todays girls By BETH GOTTEN No matter how well I think 1 know kids continually come up with real When I made an oldfashioned cloth doll for an adult friend who is a it never occurred to me that my latestfad addlcted young daughters would even take Surprise They fell in love with the Antique Miss 1 will I tried my best to make her chaining and sweet About 20 inches she wear a simple but beautiful lacetrimmed dress and bloomers Her yarn twisted into soft is adorned with a wreath of tiny dried flowers Starshaped yarn eyes are her only facial This is an easy and inexpensive project If youre a real doll lover with a long Christmas youll enjoy Syn dication Associates Doll which includes the Antique PLUS more than a dozen other uni charming dolls Our plans feature many full size complete materials and illustrated stepby step instruc tions Specify No as Our Club Notes containing discount Is To specify the number and enclose a check or money order to Makin Things for Box The Antique Miss requires about 2 yards of creamcolored fabric for the body and Cut two 12inch long pieces for the combined torso and and four 8Inch arms with mit ten For the legs and first cut four black Ushaped pieces for the Stitch one to the end of each 7 inch long rectagular leg Stitch the arms together in leaving a seamline opening for turn ing and Sandwich the arms between the torso pieces and stitch the torso leaving the bottom Turn and stuff the torso and Assemble the legs and stitch into the bottom torso The fullskirted dress has a lace trimmed which is open down the back for convenience in dressing the The front yoke features two small center buttons and a ribbon bow at the neck Trim the puffy sleeves with lace and gather them at the wrists Trim the dress hem with lace and rib Make a pair of bloomers with a gathered waist and lace trimmed leg Attach two small buttons to the outside of each black Attach a small hookandeye to the back neck opening of the To make the star use six strands of For the stitch 20inch long strands of yarn to the head along the center Pull some to the front and trim for Braid and coil the remaining yarn for ming side buns with ribbon Joy wreath fun to hand craft By BETH GOTTEN The spirit of the holidays is something more likely homegrown than Not that shopping isnt fun and not that you cant find exciting gifts and decora tions in the But homemade activities are a great way to savor the full flavor of the Our family gets together for at least two or three evenings during the early part of the to make ornaments and Its always entertaining and enjoyable sometimes its even the high point of the One idea that came out of a family gathering was the Christmas Joy Its easy to and it is a unusual way to greet visitors with a true message of the The wreath is the word JOY cut from a hard foam about 12 x 15 inches padded and covered with fabrics and Syndication Associations detailed plans include fullsize a materials list and illustrated To really get into the swing of things in order our Christmas It contains plans for the JOY wreath plus three card or childsize Victorian calico nativity shepherd and sheep lawn and a wooden indoor Santa and reindeer Specify Our in cluding is To specify the number and enclose a check or money order to Makin Things for Dept Box For the JOY I used a laminated foam panel available at art supply redandwhite striped green bias binding lace red satin ribbon and green fabric with tiny white Cut the JOY base from the foam and cut out the inside of the 0 Glue fiberfill padding to the front and Cut a large J and Y from striped with the stripes runnig Trim the fabric letters with and sew bias binding along the Fit the fabric letters over the wrapping the binding tape around the edges to the Glue in Cover the edges of the 0 with bin ding tape as The front of the 0 is covered with the green dotted which has been cut and sewn to form three layers of lacetrimmed ruf To make a bunch of holiday ber cover small bits of fiberfill with red fabric and glue to the Add a red satin and you have your Christmas JOY Comal County Mothers Club Comal County Mothers Club mot rvvently in the special education kitchen of the New Braunfels ISO education center After a salad Mip per a brie meeting was held to discuss the upcoming Cookie Bake Charlene Fischer gave a report on supplies and Gladys Bartlmg reported on the signup of workers for the annual Cookie Bake 4 5 and 6 AMer all reports wore given the cluti chopped IHU pounds ol pecans lor ttxcookie bake for which orders uere accepted through Sov M Xi Pi Delta The November meeting of Xi Pi Iklta chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Bieseles history book on sale locally First published in Kudolph Biesele s Msfory of he Herman Set tlements tn Texan has been an essen tial source of information for all who wish to consider this important period of Texan history 1KU1H61 In Us general outlines it has not been and there is little likelihood it will ever be supplanted Bieseles account portrays the con ditions n Germany leading to emigration Stimulated by the revolutionary periods ol IJtiu and IW8 migration flourished due to the reports of early suc cessful German immigrants to and through the efforts of the Society lor the Protection ol German immigrants in Texas Biesele also considered the relations between the Herman settlers and the the settlers participation in politics before the Civil and their economic and social life in Texas Detailed reviews of the establish ment of all GennanTexan corn incudmg a list of the oun ding continue to supply serious researchers with a wealth of welldocumented and authoritative information The enduring demand for this long out of and Us per manent place among works on the history of Texas have led to this new printing The original maps and il lustrations of the 1930 edition have been retained A biographical sketch of Rudolph Biesele by his John J and an afterword by Hubert citing additional add to the vaue of this 1987 publication by the German Texan Heritage Society The Sophienburg Museum and Ar is offering the hardback book for sale locally at plus tax To order the send check in the amount of plus 96 cents tax and postage and handling to Dona German Texas Heritage Modern Language Southwest Texas State San Texas held Nov 9 at Carol Ards home Vickie Walker made a presentation on behalf of the Childrens Emergen cy Shelter o Comal County and plans for the chapters breakfast with San ta on 5 to benefit the shelter were discussed Beta Buddy Thanksgiving Cards were exchanged Holly Princess was voted on and refreshments were served New Braunfels Literary Society New Braunfels Literary Society met Nov ly at the home of Madie Bodie The meeting was called to order by Agnes Lehmann and Ruth Johnson gave a review on the life of Washington She mentioned his writings and brought to mind the patriotic side of his endeavors In Lucille Manning will hostess the group with a Christmas luncheon Kiwanis The meeting on Wednesday before Thanksgiving was a round table in stead of a regular program Gran ville Bolton reported on an inter club visit on Tuesday to the Olmos Kiwanis Club which meets at 7 a in He told of their which was a slide show of Indian paintings and scenes scratched in the rock walls of caves along the cliffs of the Rio Grande and Pecos which are reputed to be older than those of Egypt In response to Lt Doug Wearts there will be three Kiwanians who will read part of the Book of to join in the TexasOklahoma District plan to read the Bible through Thanksgiving Ray Ebert reported on our plans or Christmas baskets for needy The secretary reminded us that because of the change in meeting that he would be at the regular meeting day and time for any visiting Kiwanians or for a makeup attendance there was one visitor on conoco at the Y of San Antonio Spur 3 NOW OPEN Come Check Our Competitive Gas and Beer Prices Everyday Low Price Crush 39 Bottle Miller Lite While Supplies 6 pack cans Last Prices Good thru 6th John Curtis Is Pleased To Announce The Opening Of His Office For The Practice Of Law 260 Castell New Braunfels 6253443 Call For An Appointment Hade Tim A ft Give Original Art off all items thru 31 TuesdaySaturday 1 0 p Arts Center Gallery 646 Walnut Square Bundle up this SENIOR CITIZEN DISCOUNT our Department for dqily home delivery 59144 When Jack Frost comes nipping at your the first place youll head for is your warm But if your home isnt bundled up it just might leave you With winters chill your house will depend on insulation to keep the heated air in and the cold air Since most of the heat loss will be through your attic or start Installing attic insulation is an energysaving task you can easily do The idea of insulation is to create a barrier of resistance During winter it fights off the cold and in the summer it resists When shopping for consider its Rvalue its degree of The higher the the better its insulat ing PEC recommends R26 for the attic and R13 for the This winter dont let your house be caught without its This is part of a series of informative reports developed by PEC to help you save energy and Good Neighbors in Energy Jofmson Canyon Cedar Dr ipping Kyle UKt Travis ana Falls
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