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Ingalls' Manual of Fancy Work

CD Republication

Originally Published in 1882!


Up for bid is a CD-ROM of the original ''Ingalls' Manual of Fancy Work'' published by J. F. Ingalls in 1882! These folks provided some of the best instruction books for the needlearts ever published! The experienced needlecraft and fancywork artesians of the late 1800's (Victorian era) clamoured for this type of item and with good reason! (Original is NOT for sale)

This HISTORIC book contains page upon page of steel plate etchings, instructions, designs and fundamentals for creating the extremely handsome soft furnishings of the Victorian era! There are 37 Pages of ANTIQUE crochet, knitting and embroidery pattens included! You will also find historical facts on these ancient crafts as well as various RARE and UNIQUE guidelines to assist you along the way to recreating the needleworked items of a classy and gentile society!

Here is an OLD, resourceful and exceptional needlework instructional and design book on CD-ROM. These instructions are characteristic of the fancy work done by our oh-so-feminine lady ancestors during the Victorian era! This is the perfect opportunity to purchase your own version of another wonderful craft book revealing our heritage from early America and Europe!


Design for a Piano Cover or Table Cloth

Stitches & Foundation Fabrics


Janina Stitch

Wound Stitch

Covered Knot Stitch

Wound Knot Stitch

Plain Chain Stitch

Twisted Chain Stitch

Vine Chain Stitch

Embossed Button-hole or Tongue Stitch

Button-hole Border Stitch #1

Button-hole Border Stitch #2

Button-hole Border Stitch #3

Herring-bone Stitch

Flannel or Canvas Ornamental Stitch #1

Flannel or Canvas Ornamental Stitch #2

Filling Stitch for Embroidered Scallopes

Stem Stitch

Open Work Embroidery Stitch

South Kennsington Outline Stitch

Satin Stitch

Designs for Feather Stitch #1

Design for Feather Stitch #2


Persian Cross-Stitch

Tent Stitch

Tapestry Stitch

Star Stitch

Irish Stitch

Hem Stitching

South Kennsington Stitch

Directions for Stamping with Perforated Parchment Patterns

Dry Stamping


To Make Blue Powder

French Indelible Stamoing

To Make the Paint

The Brush

Foundation Fabrics

Plain Worsted Canvas

Silk Canvas

Java Canvas

Panama Canvas

Honey-Comb Canvas

Railroad or Net Canvas

Mummy Canvas

Ida Canvas

Congress Canvas

FAncy Canvas

Cloth Fabrics

Rug Materials

Miscellaneous Fabrics

Fine Fabrics

Working Materials




Germantown nd Berlin Wools

Saxony Yarn

Fancy Wools

Silk Materials


Gold and Silver Threads

Colored Beads


Lay's Hand Bag

Fan Pin Cushion #1

Fan Pin Cushion #2

Splasher, To Fasten Back of a Wash-Stand

Design for a Tidy Mat

Cat's Head in South Kennsington Stitch

The Open Book

Terms Used in Crochet

Chain Stitch

Single Stitch

Couble Stitch

Long Crochet

Double Long

Treble Long

Open Crochet

To Carry on Two Threads at the Same Time

Spatter Work

(Using collected leaves and Indian ink)

Imitation Frostwork

Tunisian Lace

Knitted Lace

Knitted Insertion

Dictionary of Stitches

To Cast On

To Cast Off

To Cast Over

To Narrow

To Seam

To Widen

A Plain Row

To Purl

To Rib

A Loop


To Slip or Pass a Stitch

Sawteeth Edging

Knitted Lace

A Pretty Edging (knitted)

Narrow Edging

Hairpin Basket

Gypsy Card Basket

Knitted Fringe

A Knitted Mat

Coral Mats

Coral Border

Afghan for Baby Carriage

Excelsior Lace

Knitted Tidy - Apple Leaf Pattern

Edging for Apple Leaf Tidy

Design for a Tidy or Mat

Whisk Broom Holder

Oak Leaf Lace

Scrap Basket

Outline Embroidery Design (Boy & His Dog)

Banner Lamp Shade

A Daisy Tidy

Narrow Crochet Edging

Knitting Pattern for Various Purposes

Knitted Torchon Lace

Scent Sachet

Narrow Lace

Crazy Pillow

Crocheted Underskirt

Narrow Edging

A Medallion

Feather Edged Braid Trimming

Knitted Purses

The Feather Pattern (knitted)

Plus Various Wonderful Advertisments from the Victorian Era


Pretty much everything you need to make the dainty silk Victorian household embroideries, and various knit,crochet and needlework items but the antique or vintage threads, yarns, needles, silk flosses, fabrics, hoops or frames, beads, etc. Those 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 or craft store...

The 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 CD Republication 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!


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 dressmaking item.

The text is viewed easily from your computer or you may choose to print each page as you read this amazing item on antique frock making. Every page has been meticulously scanned, cleaned and burned to preserve this ANTIQUE item'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 high resolution 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 CD contents!

* 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...


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

Shipping: Within the United States: $3.50 USPS. Out-of-country (including Canada): $4.50. 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 CD auctions are shipped separately in order to insure they arrive in the very best condition at their new home! You may opt to purchase insurance to cover your item. INSURANCE is optional. We offer our own private insurance for items up to $25 in value and postal insurance for items over $25 value.

Copyright restrictions: All Dakota Prairie Treasures CD products, designs & images are manufactured, copyrighted & owned by us (as is all listing text & photos). CD designs or images, or any part thereof, may NOT be reproduced, used in lessons or duplicated in any media format to be resold or ''shared'' (either individually, as a package, as machine embroidery products, etc.) without Dakota Prairie Treasures prior written consent. You are permitted to use our products' information for needlecraft items you make for yourself, as gifts, or for items you may produce to sell. However, the original designs & images remain the exclusive legal property of Dakota Prairie Treasures. Any & all violations will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. Returns are allowed for replacement on CD products due to manufacturing defects only.

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 Back to Top

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.

I accept the following forms of payment:
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USA customers: I prefer Paypal but also accept money order or personal check. International customers: must contact me prior to remitting payment for exact s/h/p fee and payment is accepted via Paypal, Bidpay or international money order only. Buyer to contact me within 3 days of auction close. All payments must be received within 10 days following close of auction(s). Email address for Paypal payments will be included following the close of the auction. Thank you!

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