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What Shall We Do Now?              181
best if made of a dainty piece of silk, or muslin over a coloured sateen to match the curtains. A tiny nightdress case should nol be forgotten. Beds for doll children can be made in the same way out of match-boxes ; and for cosy little cots for babies there are walnut shells
Chairs can be made with wire, beads, a little silk or cottor material, some cardboard and cotton-wool. To make a chair ir this way, cut a piece of cardboard the size that you want the seal
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to be. Lay a good wad of cotton-wool over it, and then cover it neatly. On a piece of strong wire thread enough beads to go round the seat of the chair. Sew this firmly to the seat. Then thread beads on four pieces of wire the right length for the legs, and leave a little piece of wire with which to fasten them to the wire round the seat. Then make the back from a longer piece of wire, bent into shape and attached to the seat in the same way, and put a short row of beads across the middle. You will need a pair of tweezers to cut the wire and to finish the fastening securely.
Pictures for the walls can be made very easily. The picture itself will be a scrap or tiny photograph. This is pasted on a
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