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Drawn Work Book Victorian Mexican Thread Patterns 1889
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Antique Victorian

50 Designs for Mexican Drawn Work with Directions for Working

Spiral Bound Book Republication™

Originally Published in 1889

by Kate McCrea Foster

 

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Receive a 50% s/h discount on all items in your order after the first purchase, providing all are paid for in a single payment!

 

Up for bid is another lovely Dakota Prairie Treasures Spiral Bound Book Republication™ ''50 Designs for Mexican Drawn Work with Directions for Working!'' There are 36 pages of patterns and instructions! These folks provided some of the best instruction books for the needle arts ever published! The experienced needlecraft and fancywork artisans of the late 1800's clamored for this type of item and with good reason! (Original is NOT for sale)

 

Our new line of Spiral Bound Book Republications™ oh-so-conveniently lie flat while in use!

This is a unbelievably nice touch if you have every tried to read a pattern's instructions while your hands are full of your in progress project. As an avid needleworker myself my personal experience prompted my choice of spiral binding for it's ease-of-use alone. I bet you'll love it too!

This HISTORIC item covers the gentle art of using linen, cotton or other materials, needles & various threads (silk, linen and cotton) to make the daintiest (but also amazingly sturdy) decorative drawnwork needlework doilies, centerpieces,dresser scarves, tidies, linens and clothes for the classiest of homes & families!

 

This HISTORIC item includes over 50 steel plate etchings!

 You can see this book will keep you busy a long time making beautiful, dainty, colorful decorative soft home furnishings and fabric items for you, yours, as gifts or to sell!

These instructions are characteristic of the fancy work done by our oh-so-feminine lady ancestors during the Victorian, Edwardian and Titanic eras! This is the perfect opportunity to purchase your own version of another wonderful arts and craft book revealing our heritage from early America and Europe!

 

An Excerpt:

''Mexican Work, or Drawn-Work, as it is commonly called, forms an effective decoration for buffet or bureau covers, table scarfs, tea cloths, doylies, tidies, pillow shames, tray cloths or carving napkins. It may be worked upon any material that is of sufficiently loose weave to permit the threads to be drawn, but it is especially adapted to the decoration of linen. It is very durable, and when white thread is used for the work it will in no way injured by washing... ''

 

CONTENTS.

The Linen

The Thread

The Preparation

Hemstitching

Faggoting

Patterns

Single Marriage

Double Marriage

Feather-stitching

Darning

Twist Stitch

Cord-stitch

Plus many unnamed

''Simple Stitches''

Simple Patterns''

''Effective Patterns''

''Combined Stitches''

''Effective Borders''

Darning Circles

Back-stitching

Back-stitched Circle

Woven Square

Spider-web Pattern

Design for Filling Corner Square #1

Design for Filling Corner Square #2

Ring of Knitting

Diamond Patterns

Hourglass Knotting

Tying Fringe Method #1

Tying Fringe Method #2

 

Various Advertisments  for Prang Paints & Goods,  Cotton, Linen and Silk Thread Goods, Brigg's Transfer Patterns, Clothing Patterns, etc...

 

What a historically educational and delightful art instructional piece this is!

 

The European and American 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 Spiral Bound Book Republication™ you will receive is representative of the types of handicraft expertise of earlier genteel and feminine American and European culture! If you're into nostalgia like I am you will have many hours of enjoyment recreating antique needlework items for yourself or others dear to your heart just the way your great-grandmothers did!

You will appreciate the attention taken in providing a TOP QUALITY PRODUCT that you will use for many years to come. This information has been scanned at a high resolution and electronically revamped to provide you with the very best hardcopy reproduction. Unlike other reproduction sellers this is NOT a cheap, grainy photocopy! Our Spiral Bound Republication™ has so many more advantages over the original book.

 

What are the benefits of our antique book Spiral Bound Book Republications™

* Our products are produced with front and back covers of heavy stock paper.

* Our products are made using the latest LaserJet printing technology meaning the ink will not smear like inferior photocopy or inkjet products do.

* Our spiral binding allows your book to lie flat during use for ease of viewing while working on your needlework projects.

* Our products do not cost a small fortune for you to obtain and enjoy.

* Every image and every page has been scanned to produce crystal clear images and you never have to deal with any crumbling old paper!

* These scans are enlarged to full-page dimensions for ease of viewing!

* You can gift these wonderful Victorian, Edwardian pattern book finds with family and friends!

 

Curious about the quality of this item Please contact me and I will forward an image for your own personal inspection! You will appreciate the attention we have taken in providing you with a TOP QUALITY PRODUCT that will be use for many years to come...

 

Check out  Dakota Prairie Treasures' current auctions for many other unique needlework CD & Spiral Bound Book Republications™ for your creative needle working pleasure!

 

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 Shipping: Within the USA: $4.95 via USPS.  Out-of-country destinations (Canada included): $9.95. International buyers are responsible for their country's custom duties. We do not mark merchandise shipments as ''gift'' on the USPS Customs form. Insurance is optional and runs $1.65 per $50 increments per shipment. Combined shipping is available for all Dakota Prairie Auctions ending within 48 hours. A 50% s/h/p discount will be automatically applied to each item after the first purchase in all combined orders.

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