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Weldon's Practical Needlework
How to Knit 21 Useful Garments for Ladies and Children
If you are the first to bid, using the buy-it-now option, you win! There is no chance of being outbid! Don't wait!
Up for bid is an UNABRIDGED CD REPUBLICATION of the original VICTORIAN ERA ''Weldon's Practical Knitter'' originally published circa 1890! These folks provided some of the best instructions books in their day for the needlearts! The experienced knitting artesians of the late 1800's and early 1900's clamoured for this type of item and with good reason! (Original is NOT for sale)
This HISTORIC UNABRIDGED CD REPUBLICATION includes steel plate 35+ etchings and illustrations and profuse written instructions for recreating the extremely handsome needlework items of an earlier, and classier, social era!
There is much expert craftsman guidance provided for the many differing types of knit patterns displayed in the listing collage for your referencing and knitting/clothing recreationist pleasure!
This CD item's contents may be an ideal reference or guide for those interested in recreationist avenues and groups, such as, black powder, mountain man, Victorian, Edwardian, Civil War, Society for Creative Anacronism and more!
You will also find historical facts on this ancient craft as well as various RARE and UNIQUE guidelines to assist you along the way to recreating the handsome and practical knit items of a earlier classy and gentile society!
These culturally historic instructions are characteristic of the fancy work done by our ancestors during the earlier Victorian and Antibellum eras! This is the perfect opportunity to purchase your own version of another wonderful craft book revealing our heritage from early America and Europe!
Baby's First Bonnet
''This simple, pretty bonnet is suitable for the first wear of a young baby.''
Boy's Jersey Suit (Jacket & Trousers) for a Boy of Five
''Knitted in Small Dice Pattern''
Jersey Suit (Jacket & Trousers) for Boy of Three or Four
''This suit consists of knickerbocker trousers and a jacket fitting high in the neck and with long sleeves.''
Boy's Knitted Scarf
Boot with Cable at Sides
''This showl, which is light and pretty for summer wear, is knitted with Shetland wool''
Child's Knitted Overalls
''These overalls are inteded to draw over a child's shoes and socks for extra warmth when taken out.''
Child's Petticoat in Brick Pattern
''This petticoat is suitable for a child of seven, and is a comfortable close-fitting garment, gored to the waist.''
Knitted Comforter ir Muffler in Dice Pattern
Drawers for Child of Eighteen Months
''These comfortable drawers measure about 12 inches in length.''
Combination Garment for Boy of Two or Three
''This garment is inteded to be work under one of the little knickerbocker suits now so fashionable.''
Wide Diamond Pattern Border
''will be found useful for any purpose for which a rather wide border is desired.''
Frock for a Child of Three
''This stylish little frock is knitted with a deep kilted flounce, a fancy pattern for the skirt, and another pattern for the body.''
Knitted Frock for Child of Three
''The body and skirt of this frock are knitted in dice pattern, and the flounce is a prety fancy pattern arranged in flutings.''
''The shoe of this boot is worked entirely in plain knitting with colored wool, and white wool is used for the sock.''
Lady's Knitted Petticoat
''This petticoat has bands of basket-pattern knitting, the upper part being worked in a pretty close-ribbed stitch; it is gored and shaped to the waist, and will be found very comfortable fitting.''
Lady's Plan Knitted Drawers
Open Knit Shawl
''This is a light, pretty pattern for a summer showl or neck-handkerchief, the center is nitted in rows forwards and backwards, and the border, which is worked lengthways, separately, is sewn on afterwards.''
Open Knit Square for Quilt
''being nearly all open work, it is admirably adapted for a summer quilt, and should be lined with coloured cambric to match the bed hangings.''
Ribbed Vest for Child of Three or Four
Vest for Child of Two or Three
''Knitted in Check Pattern''
''This pattern is suitable for tray-cloths, for covers for chests of drawers and tolet-tables, also for the tops of stockings, and for any purpose for which a rather close stitch is desired.''
Templeton Square for Quilt
''being rather open in pattern it is nice for a sumer quilt, and looks exceedingly bright and pretty over a coloured lining to match the garniture of the bedroom.''
Under Vest for Girl of Ten or Twelve
Knitted in Nostyn Stitch
''This vest is comfortably shaped, fitting to the figure, and nicely rounded in the neck.''
Gentlemen's Silk Wrister, or Pulse Warmers
Plus several pages of Various Wonderful Advertisments!
Pretty much everything you need to make the exquisite and fully functional knit clothing but the yarn, needles, etc. However, these all can be readily found on Atomic Mall! You just have to hunt a little bit! :) Or, you can obtain the contemporary materials at your nearest fabric, craft or hobby store...
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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 book.
The text is viewed easily from your computer or you may choose to print each page as you read this amazing book on antique beadwork. Every page has been meticulously scanned, cleaned and burned to preserve this ANTIQUE book'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 300 dsi 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 book!
* 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!
* 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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