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Antique Leather Glove Making SCA Reference Inst CD'29! Dakota Prairie Treasures
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Practical Glove Making

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Originally Published in 1929!


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Up for bid is an unabaridged CD REPUBLICATION(tm) of the original Flapper Era ''Practical Glove Making'' by Isabel M. Edwards and published by Pitman & Sons in 1929! These folks provided some of the best instructions books in their day for the leather arts! The experienced leather craft and glover artesians of the early 1900's clamoured for this type of item and with good reason! (Original is NOT for sale)

This HISTORIC item contains an UNABRIDGED 120 PAGES includes a historic outline, photos, illustrations, written guidence instructions and fundamentals for creating the extremely handsome leatherwork items of an earlier, and more perfectionistic, arts and crafts era!

There is much expert craftsman guidance provided for the many differing types of gloves displayed in the listing collage for your referencing and leather craft recreationist pleasure!

This CD's contents may be an ideal reference or guide book 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 (from which leathers are best to use for each project to how to wash a completed pair of gloves!) as well as various RARE and UNIQUE guidelines to assist you along the way to recreating the handsome and practical leather 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 Edwardian eras! This is the perfect opportunity to purchase your own version of another wonderful craft book revealing our heritage from early America and Europe!


An Excerpt:

''The present book has been prepared in response to a demand for something fuller and more completely illustrated than the two smaller handbooks previously printed in my name. My one great object has been to help my fellow workers to make gloves which will prove a pleasure when finished. Knowing that this result could only be attained by scientific patterns, I have not rested satisfied with general appreciation alone, but have had the satisfaction of seeing my pupils turning out gloves which vied with those of the highest professional standard. I venture to think this result is confirmed by the illustrations of the gloves they have made.''

(All gloves displayed in this item's plates were produced by her students utilizing the author's methods meticulously presented in the original book, and hence, in this unabridged CD REPRODUCTION of said book.)




I. Gloving Leathers

II. Patterns

(Unlike our current culture's handicraft books likelihood of just providing you with a general one-size-fits-all glove pattern that may or may not fit the intended wearer of your creations, this item gives explicit and detailed instructions on how to produce a custom made pattern so your items ''fit like a glove!''

III. General Method of Marking

IV. General Method of Cutting

V. Seams and Stitches

VI. Needles, Threads, Pressing, etc.


VIII. Back Lines or Points

IX. Method of Construction, Hand and Machine

X. Instructions for Washing and Cleaning Gloves

XI. Furs

Four Series

(All Gloves for Men, Ladies, and Juveniles)

Series 1. Unlined Gloves, with Standard Thumbs, Round (Nipped) Seams

Series 2. Lined Gloves, with Fur, Fleecy Lambs' Wool, Stockinette

Series 3. Fur Back Gloves, Lined Fur, Etc.

Series 4. Sports and Fancy Gloves

Instructions for Moccasins ans Swiss Bags


Plate 1. Frontispiece (Inset)

Plate 2. Patterns of Minus, True, and Extension (Chapters II and III)

Plate 3. Skin with Patterns Laid On (black-and-white inset)

Standard Unlined

Plate 4. Standard Pattern Pieces

Plate 5. Cutting Finger Lines

Plate 6. Thumb

Plate 7. Fourchettes

Plate 8. Quirk

Plate 8A. Quirk

Plate 9. Men's Slip-on

Plate 10. Juvenile Slip-on

Plate 11. Men's Button

Plate 12. Boys' Button (lined)

Plate 13. Buttonhole Construction

Plate 14. Ladies' Motor Palm Gauntlet

Plate 15. Girl Guide Officer's

Plate 16. Elastic


Plate 17. Men's Motor, Lined Fur

Plate 18. Ladies' Visiting Ross-shire

Plate 19. Mitt

Fur Back

Plate 20. Men's Motor, Slip=on (Type I)

Plate 21. Ladies' Visiting (Type I)

Plate 22. Junenile (Type VII)

Plate 23. Men's Cuff Gauntlet (Type II)

Sport, Etc.

Plate 24. Hunting

Plate 25. Golf

Plate 26. Motor, Wool Sheep

Plate 27. Garden and Hedging

Plate 28. Housemaids'


Plate 29. Paris

Plate 30. Threaded, Strap, Thonged

Plate 31. Flat-seamed Ross-shire

Plate 32. Moccasins

Plate 33. Swiss Bag

Plus Various Wonderful Advertisments from the same era!

Pretty much everything you need to make the exquisite and fully functional leather work gloves, and more, but the leather, threads, tools, 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 leather or crafting store...

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