We should constantly remember that there is a danger in the slavish use of instruments and of such helps as squared paper.
The use of squared paper for such a proposition is not wise, since it makes the measurement appear to be merely an approximation.
In drawing designs for Turkish rugs, where the pattern is to be placed under the warp, it is better to make a squared paper first.
If possible plot the measures on squared paper as you go, and then any errors or omissions will be checked at once.
It is necessary to have squared paper and to make the crosses conform to the figures or initials wished.
Also, simultaneously with these occupations, the children should be induced to draw, by means of this squared paper.
On the next page is a simple alphabet, planned on squared paper.