In Chapter 2 of the book, an embroidery pattern of 4 children in native costume are provided and to be used in the different exercises.
Each design is embroidered with running stitches on a 6" x 8" piece of unbleached muslin. Now, it says to use "colored thread No. 50", and once again I have no idea what color that will be so enlightenment is welcome of course.
When done with the designs, we will continue to make the elective exercise which is a doll's quilt:
The stitch is not shown in the book, only described so I went to look for an illustration and found this from ChestofBooks.com. It is the overhand stitch as described and illustrated in School of Needlework. A Course Study in Sewing designed for use in Schools:
Should you wish to make this too, a pattern will be provided after each part every Monday. We will begin this week with Child in Native Costume No. 1:
Have a lovely week ahead everyone and keep on stitching!