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The People's Handbook Series - The Ladies' Model Fancy Work Manual: Containing Designs and Directions for Knitting, Crocheting and Lace-making, With Complete Instructions in the Various Brances of Artistic Embroidery
Originally Published - 1893!
If you are the first to bid on this auction, using the buy-it-now option, YOU WIN! There is no chance of being outbid! DON'T WAIT!
Up for bid is a marvelous CD REPUBLICATION of a stunning collection of original Antique Victorian Knitting, Crocheting, Lace-making and Embroidery Instructions with NO RESERVE!''
We have scanned and reformatted AN extremely scare original and are pleased to offer you this wonderful collection of antique Victorian Knitting, Crocheting, Lace-making and Embroidery instructions and patterns for your needlework pleasure! This cd reproduction has instructions and steel plate etchings of many PATTERNS to assist you in making the most deliciously wonderful traditional and unique Victorian laces, doilies, soft furnishings and clothing re-enactment articles!
INTO HISTORICAL NEEDLEWORK AND LACE MAKING RE-CREATION
This CD contains a pleathora of very charming patterns for making Victorian era needlework items that were so popular in the 1800's. The degree of needlework difficultly could range from beginner to expert levels depending on the type of pattern you choose to utilize! (Original is NOT for sale)
You can find the antique, vintage and contemporary items needed to make these marvelous old items. This may include linen, cotton and silk threads,lace making materials such as lace making wheels, needles, knitting pins, crochet hooks, fabric, etc on Atomic Mall by doing a general search for said items. You just have to look a little bit! :^) Of course, you can also obtain them from your local hobby, craft or fabric stores...
All the beautiful patterns are shown in the listing collage and this cd includes all the detailed instructions for the items shown.
(Hisory commentaries regarding the varuious beautiful needlecraft arts are sprinkled throughout this edition)
PART I. KNITTING, CROCHETING AND LACE-MAKING
Explainations of Abbreviations and Terms Used in Giving Directions
Zigzag Wheel for Tidy
Child's Knitted Drawers
Wide Lace (Knit)
Gold Thread Embroidery
Implements and Materials
Paste for Stiffening Embroidery
Use of the Spindle
Embroidery with Gold Purl
Wide Diamond Lace (Knit)
Crocheted Guipure Lace
Wave Pattern (Knit Lace)
Chair Scarf with Tassels (Crocheted)
Crocheted Wheel for Tidy
Doylies of Seaweed (Yes, seaweed! A remarkable Victorian fancy!!!)
How to use Oatmeal Cloth for Breakfast or Luncheon Use Including Pillow-shams, Tidies, Table-mats, etc.
Linen Tea Table Mats
Double Smilax Vine Lace (Knit)
A Crocheted Purse
Using Colored Plush for Picture and Easel Decoration
The Use of Shaded Cotton Flanned Stamped with Arabesque Pattern Outlined with Crochet with Cross Work, Darning, or Honey-comb Needlework
Knitted Swiss Lace
A Pillow-sham Holder
How to Make a Rug from Pieces of Tapestry Carpet
Shopping Bag (Embroidered Fabric)
Lamp Shade (Embroidered Fabric with Crocheted Lace)
Wheel Lace (Crocheted)
Fancy Braid, Crocheted
(For use on valances for mantel-pieces and brackets, wide borders for quiltes, table-cloths, couvrepieds, curtains, blinds, etc.)
Crocheted Edge, Feather Edge Braid
Edge of Fancy Braid (Crocheted)
Knitted Lace Edging
(''Worked in linen, cotton or wool, and is very handsom knitted with knitting silk.)
Tatted Shamrock Doily
Narrow Crochet Edge
Pretty Knotted Lace (Crocheted)
A Handsome Afghan (Knitted)
Diamond with Open Trellis (Knitted)
Knitted Shoulder Shawl
Blotting Pads (For blotting the ink from writing quills!)
Ball Tidy (Using ''a 20'' wooden frame with pegs an inch apart all around.'')
An Inexpensive Portiere Made of Rope
Knitted Leaf Lace
Rose-bud Pattern Border (Knit)
Edge for Babies' Skirts (Knit)
Crochet Toilet Set (3 pieces)
Oceania Lace (Knit)
Narrow Pointed Edging (Kint)
Desighn for Stockings, Socks, Etc. (Knit)
Pretty Crocheted lace
Stripe with Twisted Bars (KNit)
Scalloped Edging (Crocheted)
An Easel Drape with Tassels (Using fabric, silk crocheted around brass rings which are then formed into rings, etc, etc)
Easy Narrow Edging (Crochet)
Vandyke Pattern (Knit)
A Pretty Crocheted Edge
Counterpane - Maltese Pattern (Knit)
Crazy Pattern Edging (Crochet)
Point Lace (Crochet)
Brosh Decoration Aided by a Pen
(''Brush decoration or crewel painting executed on velveteen, silk, satin, or any fabric that answers to the requirements of the worker.)
Rose Leaf Lace (Knit)
Round Sofa Cushion (Crochet)
Double Rose Leaf Pattern (Knit Lace)
Cradle or Chair Cover (Crocheted)
Herring-bone Stripe Lace (Knit)
Oval and Diamond Pattern (Knit Lace)
Pincushion (Crocheted cover for ''calico fabric filled with bran'')
Knitted Dressing Slipper (Knit)
Babies' Socks (Knit)
Coral Pattern (Knit)
Lace Edging, Crocheted (''pretty trimmings for wash dresses'')
Knitted lace Edging
Infant's Afghan in Pop-Corn Stitch (Crochet)
Bell Pattern (Crochet ''for counterpanes and all coverlets'')
Crochet Night-Net (Crochet Night Cap!)
Web Lace (Knit)
Wool Shawl (Knit)
Cable Pattern (Knit Twist Pattern)
Crocheted Clover Leaf Edging
Gate Pattern (Knit)
Key-Rack (''a unique key-rack made of an ear of field corn'')
Lattice Lace (Knit)
Double Diamond Lace (Knit)
Lyre Pattern (Knit)
PART II - ARTISTIC EMBROIDERY
(''Embroidery has been defined as ''the art of adding to the surface of woven textures a representation of any object we wish to depict, through the medium of the needle, threaded with the material in which the work is to be executed.'')
(''This style of work was much in vogue during the latter part of the eighteenth century...'')
Addresses the various superior qualities and end results of various fabrics, techniques, stitches, silks, etc...
Articles to be Worked in Crewels
An Embroidered Frieze
A Worsted-Worked Portiere
Curtains with Sprays of Sumac
A Sweet-Pea Table Cover
Screens in Crewel-Work
Carriage Wraps (And they mean HORSE DRAWN CARRIAGES!)
CHAPTER II - SIMPLE IDEAS OF COLOR
Addresses the ''simple rules of color: and the ''proper arrangement of color''
CHAPTER III - SILK EMBROIDERY
The Stitch for Silk Embroidery
Group of Flowers for Silk Embroidery
French, or Flat Embroidery
Border in Flat Embroidery - The French Knot
Herring-Bone, or Feather-Stitch
Medallion in Point-Russe I
Medallion in Point-Russe II
Border in Chinese Embroidery
Border for Furniture Covers, Portieres, Etc
CHAPTER IV - DESIGNING AND TRANSFERING DESIGNS
CHAPTER V - ARTICLES IN SILK EMBROIDERY
A Screen of Peacock Feathers
A Pretty Banner-Screen
Window Curtain Border
Small Curtains or Hangings
A Wreathed Picture
An Embroiedered Room
A Fan Table-cover
A Child's Afghan
CHAPTER VI - PRINT-WORK
CHAPTER VII - SILK EMBROIDERY WITH GOLD
Border for Cover of Bible, Prayer-book, Etc.
Cover for Prayer-Book
Corner of Border in Statin-stitch Embroidery for Album Covers, Portfolios, Etc.
Crests or Coat of Arms
CHAPTER VIII - EMBROIDERED BOOKS AND OTHER ARTICLES
A Velvet Marron-Book
A Queen's Needle-Work
Another Royal Book
Methods and Materials Used
A Book of Engravings
Gold and Silk Embroidry
This is certainly a wonderful source of historically valuable designs which are sure to inspire the creative needleworker in you! This is the perfect opportunity to purchase your own version of another wonderful craft instructional revealing our heritage from early America and European cultures!
The ladies of earlier times put their hands to such marvelous work and now you can too! These are beautiful items and sure to delight you and yours! These instructions are very clear and easy to follow and yet the experience needleworker will be capable of altering as per individual needs and artistic whim.
The antique and vintage threads, fabrics, needles, hooks, etc., can be found on Atomic Mall quite readily. You just have to hunt a little bit! :) Or, of course, you can utilize contemporary tools and materials found at a nearby fabric, craft or hobby store
The CD Republication you will receive is representative of the types of needlework expertise of earlier feminine American culture!!! If you're into nostalgia like I am you will have many hours of enjoyment making/recreating vintage/antique needlework items for yourself or others dear to your heart just the way your great-grandmothers did!
This information has been scanned onto CD-ROM using the Adobe Acrobat Reader PDF format. You may download the latest FREE version of this software quickly at www.adobe.com . This is NOT a copy of another CD-ROM. You will receive an ORIGINAL CD reproduction of this resourceful dressmaking item.
The text is viewed easily from your computer or you may choose to print each page as you read this amazing item on antique frock making. Every page has been meticulously scanned, cleaned and burned to preserve this ANTIQUE item's information and patterns to CD-ROM! The format of this resource has so many more advantages than the original book.
What are the benefits of an antique book CD Republication
* Every image and every page has been scanned at a high dpi to produce crystal clear images and you never have to deal with any crumbling old paper!
* These scans are completely sizable. You can enlarge and print according to your visual needs! They are reformated in full-page sizing for better viewing of details, etc.!
* Each page is saved in PDF format at high resolution and is readily accessible using the downloadable Adobe Acrobat Reader software program. This program is very user friendly and allows you to print any one specific page, pages or the entire CD contents!
* Each time you want to use an image, a page or pages you can print it out. Every one will be as crisp and clear as the last!
* YOU WILL FIND YOUR CD REPUBLICATION HAS A HUGE ADVANTAGE OVER A BOUND HARDCOPY PAPER REPRODUCTION, IN THAT, IF YOU SPILL COFFEE, TEA OR SODA ON YOUR PRINTED PAGE(S) YOU CAN JUST PRINT ANOTHER!
* A CD REPUBLICATION PROVIDES YOU WITH UNLIMITED CLEAN COPIES FOREVER!
* Each CD-ROM comes in a PROTECTIVE CASE!
Curious about the quality of these scans Please contact me and I will forward an image for your own personal inspection! Scale it, edit it, print it to fit your needs and you are surely going to be quite pleased with the results! You will appreciate the attention taken in providing a TOP QUALITY PRODUCT that you will use for many years to come...
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