FIRESIDE INDUSTRIES, series of 29 lessons . founded by Gabriel Andre Petit, to give American women an opportunity to work from home.
29 volumes or lessons 8″ x 10 1/2″
They could take arts and crafts lessons offered through the mail and purchase items that they could decorate and sell via the mail, out of their own home or to local gift shops.
They also received a monthly
newsletter promoting new merchandise, helping them with their own businesses and offering discounts.
Great resource, and an excellent inspiration to the home crafter of today with it’s wonderful ideas and examples. In very good condition with very light surface wear it is, clean, square, tight and complete.
One page has pencil scribbles- SEE all photos.
It was published by FIRESIDE INDUSTRIES, INC. out of Adrian Michigan
29 lessons, Elementary practice, Colors, The home studio, the art of enameling, advertising, design to fill given spaces, Selling through a merchant, toy enameling, the enameling of furniture-in decoration, selling by mail, finishing furniture, greeting cards, capitalizing your business, tinting of photographs, oilcloth, the shop sign, the lamp shade, picture framing-an art, store arrangement window display, batik its history, the art of block printing, profits and prices, ivorex jewelry, the etching of copper and brass, collecting money, interior decoration, sales for special occasions, gesso polychrome , glossary.