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Antique Rug Making Book CD1937! Hooked Woven Rag Rugs! Dakota Prairie Treasures Dakot
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  Antique Rug Making Book CD1937! Hooked Woven Rag Rugs!    

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Pitman Rug Making Book

CD Republication

Originally Published in 1937!


If you are the first to bid, using the buy-it-now option, YOU WIN! Don't wait!

Up for your consideration is another lovely CD Republication, the Pitman Rug Making Book - 1937!

This would make a lovely and appreciated gift to your needleworking family, friends and co-workers!!!

It includes many rug making projects which can be read about below and see the graphs and finished products in the listing collage. You can find the vintage and antique silk and wool yarns, canvas, jute and rug making tools on Atomic Mall to recreate the beautiful and unique items! You just have to hunt a little bit!!! : ) Or, you can find the contemporary materials at your nearest craft or fabric store.

Its 94 pages have been transferred to disk for your ease of usage. No crumbling old pages to get grimy, torn or lost. This CD-ROM contains complete instructions for making a plethora of rugs made by the various methods identified in the book's contents below! The graphs could even be used to do beaded purses like the turn-of-the-century ones that look like tapestries and rugs! There are many lovely illustrations demonstrating the construction and embellishment techniques from the early 1900's. Scarce and intriguingly useful information jam-packed in 94 pages just waiting for your creative muse and touch!

This item goes into extensive detail regarding the selection of the types of canvas and wool to use (depending largely on the methods employed) and quantity of wool needed (again, based upon the many different methods presented within!).



I. Introduction

II. Design and Colour - Realistic Floral Designs - Prayer Rugs - A Traditional Pattern - Oriental Design - Italian Design

III. Pile Rugs Made on Canvas - The Selection of Types of Canvas and Wool to be Used - The Original or Hook Method - The Lichfield Method - The Short Pile Method - The Invicta Method - The Smyrna Method

IV. Working Details for Making the Rugs - Size of Canvas - Quality of Wool Required

V. Woven Rugs - Pile and Smooth Surface - The Upright Loom - The Swedish Loom - The Home-Made Loom

VI. Needlework and Rag Rugs - The Cross-Stitch Rug - Needlewoven Rugs


1. Turkish (Bergama) Rug

2. Spanish Carpet

3. Moors Selling Carpets

4. Gateway at Fez

5. Anatolian (Koula) Prayer Rug

6. Turkoman Tekke Camel Rug

7. Persian Hamadan Rug

8. Turkoman Prayer Rug

9. Turkish Rug

10. Hook or Original Method, 1-2

11. Hook or Original Method, 3-4

12. Hook or Original Method, 5

13. Short Pile Method, 1-2

14. Short Pile Method, 3-4

15. Short Pile Method, 5-6

16. Short Pile Method, 7-8

17. Turkoman Rug 1

8. Han-made Loom 1

9. Morrish Rug

20. Anatolian Ghiordes Prayer Rug

21. Front View of Upright Loom in Victoria and Albert Museum 2

2. Back View of Upright Loom in Victoria and Albert Museum

23. Persian (Feraghan) Rug

24. Turkish Rug (Flat Surface)

25. Rag Rug and Needlewoven Rug Line Plate

I. Sectional Drawing of Frontispiece

II. Design Adapted from Old Saddlebag

III. An Idea for a Light-coloured Mat

IV. A Traditional Pattern Illustrations Plate

V. Traditional Type and Colour of an Oriental Mat

VII. Oriental Design

VIII. Design Coped from a Good Hand-made Mate

IX. Four Small Suggestions for Little Mats

X. Design for a Large Rug

XI. Italian Design

XII. Italian Design Suitable for Cross-Stitch Rugs

XIII. Flat-woven Rug


1. Hook Method

2. Gauge

3. Measurement of Gauge

4. Nipper with Spring

5. Lichfield Hook

6. Nippers with Springs

7. Nippers with Springs

8. Nipper with Springs

9. Ghiordes Knot

10. Wool Weft



The CD-Rom REPRODUCTION 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!

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 into a CD-ROM REPUBLICATION using the Adobe Acrobat Reader PDF format. You may download a FREE version of the Adobe software program at www.adobe.com .

This is NOT a copy of another CD-ROM. You will receive an ORIGINAL CD of this historic and resourceful item. The text is viewed easily from your computer or you may choose to print each page as you read this amazing book on sock knitting. 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 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!

* Each page is saved in PDF format at a high dsi and is readily accessible using Adobe Acrobat (or other pdf reading software programs). This program is very user friendly and allows you to print any one specific page 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!

* If you spill your coffee, tea or soda on a page you just print yourself another!

* You can put all of your notes or musings on your printouts and save them in a folder for future referencing!

*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...

Check out my other auctions for many other unique needlework ANTIQUE and VINTAGE CD REPUBLICATIONS of the same or similar interest listed for your creative pleasure!

Payment: I prefer Paypal but also accept Bidpay, money orders or personal check.

 Shipping: $3.50 within the lower 48 states via USPS. $4.50 for out-of-country destinations (Canada included). Insurance is optional and runs $1.30 per $50 increments per shipment. Combined shipping is available for all Dakota Prairie Auctions ending within 48 hours. Bead and book actions are shipped separately in order to insure they arrive in the very best condition at their new home! INSURANCE is optional.

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Standard USPS shipping charges to the United States on individual items are as follows: Bead Hank - $1.50, CD Republications - $3.50 unless otherwise noted, Soft Cover Republications - $4.50 unless otherwise noted. Canada and other out-of-country sales are: CD republications - $4.50, Soft Cover republication - by weight and country of residence, bead hank - $1.75. If you win multiple auctions, you will receive a 50%discount on all additional purchases beyond your initial purchase in a combined email invoice.


Payment: Within-the-USA customers: I prefer Paypal but also accept Bidpay, money orders or personal check. Out-of-country customers: I prefer Paypal but also accept International Money Order.

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