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Victorian Pine Cone Work Book Ornaments Frames 1875
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Victorian Era Cone, Spruce, Seed, and Acorn Work

Spiral Bound Book Republication™

Originally Published in 1875!

 

Why Buy Just One

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 as invoiced!

 

If you are the first to bid on this auction, using the buy-it-now option, YOU WIN! There's no chance of being outbid! DON'T WAIT!

Up for bid is another marvelous Dakota Prairie Treasures Spiral Bound Book Republication™ of the ultra-rare ''Cone, Spruce, Seed, and Acorn Work'' originally published in 1875!'' This item is filled with Victorian era instructions and steel plate etchings from an original Victorian ornamental pine cone, etc., work source! These items were created by the men and ladies of 1875 and earlier in American, Europe and the Mediterranean!  (Original is NOT for sale)

What a enchanting historical item to assist you in using your forest finds in creating one-of-a-kind home decorations, unique gifts and craft fair sale items!

We will be adding more Victorian Era directions to the contents of this item as time allows...

 

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 craft worker 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 contains shell-work fundamentals, design instructions and how to prepare your specimens to create a variety of rustic Americana cone and wood work art items from the mid 1870's! There are instructions from collecting the materials to display techniques! Very opulent Victorian style and class!

 This is the perfect opportunity to purchase your own version of another wonderful craft republication revealing our heritage from early America and European!

An excerpt:

''An exceedingly complimentary article appeared in an English magazine not long since, regarding the thrift and taste exhibited by our American girls, in ''turning everything to account,'' as well for ornament as use; ''and,'' it continued, ''what has hitherto by ourselves, in England, been considered as of no value, has, by American taste been converted into pretty and useful articles, which make not only pleasing additions to one's home, but provide an acceptable gift to a friend.''

Topics addressed include:

Best Time to Collect Pine Tree Materials

Types of Materials to Collect  

(By species)

Cones

Beech-nut Husks

Acorns

Oak-apples

Cedar-apples

Nuts

Small Knotted Twigs

Bark

Leaves

Bark

Moss

Tips of Cones

Acorn-cups

Tiny Cones & Burs

Berries of Various Kinds

Dried Tendrils

Fir-apples

Alder-Catkins

Peach Stones

Fruit Pits

Juniper-Berries

Dried Field Flowers

Sorting & Cleaning Materials

General Instructions for Successful Ornament Making

Acorn Leaf

Tools, Varnishes, etc.

Examples of Items To Make

Baskets

Brackets

Wall-pockets

Card-baskets

Picture Frames

Spill Cups

Rustic Ornaments

Boxes Mace from Old Cigar-boxes for

Envelopes

Stereoscopic Slides

Stands for Hyacinth-glasses or Vases of Flowers

Various Methods of Attaching Materials to Ornament Foundations

Almanac-Frame

Thermometer-Frame

Flower-Stand

Hanging-Basket with Ivy

Key-Rack of Cone-work

Lambrequin in Cone-Work

Fan or Glove Box

Wall-Pocket in Cone-Work

Free Standing Picture-Frame

Newspaper Portfolio in Cone-Work

Hand-Glass with Decoration of Cone-Work

Etagere in Cone-Work

Knitting or Key Basket

Needle-Book in Fancy Work

Lamp-Mat in Cone-Work

Spruce-Work

Ornaments Made with Norway Spruce Materials

Spruce-Frame

''There are two ways of considering a Norway spruce: One way is to stand off and admire its noble outline, as it rears itself, a pagoda of living green, against the sky, with its story of fringed branches, its beautiful, long, pendent cones, and its delicate hue seeming dark because of the rich masses of foliage. The other way is to approach with a knife in one hand, the corners of an upheld apron or the handle of a basket in the other, the head inclined a little on one side, and a resolute, pursed-up, I'm-going-to-cut expression on the face. Alice and I often regard our Norway spruces in this last practical fashion, and when we do so, it is because, in our mind's eye, we see something hanging there besides the beautiful ling, brown cones. We see lovely easels and picture-frames, and a host of pretty objects which will be just the thing for Christmas presents. So, as resolutely as the sculptor begins to chip from his marble the fragments that are hiding his imprisoned statue, we plunge into the tree, intent upon freeing our  brackets, easels, and what-nots from the concealing embrace of its long, sweeping branches.''

How to Select Appropriate Materials

Branches

Little Branches

Wood-buds

Cleaning & Preparing the Materials

Tools

Picture-Frames

Easel #1

Easel #2

Bracket

Match-Holders

Pamphlet or Card Receivers

Spruce-Wood Work

Cigar-cases

Match-safes

Fancy Boxes

Pretty Vases for Flowers

Ash-receivers

Napkin-rings

Pincushion-stands

Scent-bottle Holders

Wood-Boxes, Safes, Etc.

Tobacco or Any Kind of Box

Materials Needed

Upright Match-Stands

Ash-Receivers

Flower-Vases

A Spruce-Wood Chair

Napkin-Rings

Pincushion-Stands

A Rustic Box

How to Preserve the Finished Products

The supplies need to enjoy this art 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 near by fabric, craft or hobby store…and then take a walk through the trees... :)

The ladies and gents 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! The instructions are based within the parameters of the Victorian grammatical and socialization culture. For those who have some experience with that era's verbal and text style the instructions should be clear and easy to follow. The experience worker will be capable of altering as per individual needs and artistic whim.

You will appreciate the attention taken in providing a TOP QUALITY PRODUCT that you will use for many years to come...and can participate in reviving an almost dead art of pine and spruce working!

 

Please check our other CD and Spiral Bound Book Republication™ listings for authentic Victorian fancy work which will give your home or office a totally unique and extraordinarily genteel touch!

 

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...

 

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