COVERS FOR THE BIRDCAGE Decorative as Well as Useful Articles That May Be Made in Moments of Idleness. Our sketch illusl rates two useful types of covers to make for a birdcage, that require Utile more than cutting out. They can ho carried out In linen, art serge, or, in fuel, almost any remnant rem-nant of material that may bo handy. They are bound nt the edges villi narrow ribbon. The space enclosed in the clotted line in the diagrams should correspond corre-spond in size wilh the top of the birdcage, bird-cage, and the four llaps hang downwards down-wards on each side. In the oenler of Covers for Birdcage. the cover a small ovul space is cut away, through which the handle of the cage may pass, so that the cover can be comfortably slipped over (lie eng. in a moment. If desired, some pretty little floral design can be embroidered on three of the Haps, and possibly the name of the bird worked upon the fourth. Diagram A gives the shape of the cover that is shown upon the cage in the sketch, and diagram B gives the shape of a similar cover, but with square flaps to hang downwards.