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Antique Victorian Paper Flower Making Ornaments HC 1877
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    Antique Victorian Paper Flower Making Ornaments HC 1877

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129-yr-old Etchings & Instructions for Paper Flower Making!

Spiral Bound Book Republication™

Originally published in 1877!


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 original ''Victorian Paper Flower Making'' instructions with steel plate etchings. Produced by experienced fancywork paper artists from the Victorian Arts and Crafts Era. This information was originally published in 1877!

This HISTORIC item contains etchings, instructions, diagrams, designs materials and fundamentals for creating a variety of paper work floral items. There are many, many ANTIQUE etchings of leaf and petal templates and designs for a plethora of wax flower ornaments with significant cultural and historical instructions included! (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 information may be just the thing you need for making your own boutonnieres, bouquets, table decelerations, etc., for prom parties, weddings and receptions, holiday family get-togethers and more!


This type of original information is seldom found on Atomic Mall or elsewhere! I was fortunate enough in my bibliomaniacal searching to run across this gem and am sharing with those who love the old arts as much as I!

These instructions are characteristic of the crafts done by our lady ancestors during the Victorian and Antebellum cultural periods and earlier! This is the perfect opportunity to purchase your own version of another wonderful creative art informational source revealing our heritage from early America and Europe!

An excerpt:

''Next to wax flowers, those made of fine tissue-paper are the most elegant, and the art of forming them is capable of being carried to a high state of perfection. Unlike the art of forming wax-flowers, this may be made to give satisfaction in the hands of a mere tyro; although when executed by a skillful and practiced artist it is so charming in its various combinations that it will amply repay a patient and persevering study of its many technicalities, and a continued series of attempts at forming, any and every flower and but that comes within the reach.''

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




Large Pink Rose

Tea Rose

Crimson Rose (Louis Philippe)

Moss Rose




Mountain Laurel

Carnation Pink

Scarlet Geranium

Lady Washington Geranium




Pink Japan Lily (rosea)

White Japan Lily (alba)


Pheasant Eye

Sweet Pea

Rose Acacia




All Pea-Shaped Flowers


(Scarlet, crimson, pink, purple or white)

China Aster


Button-Centered Flowers



Scarlet Ibiscus


4 Sizes of Buds


Convolvuli (Morning Glory)

(Large iponoea, dwarf, blue, lavender, white, deep blue, crimson or purple varieties)



(Crimson, scarlet, white)


Canterbury Bell







Spray of Flowers

(Using ''cones of pine and larch trees, beech-nuts and hulls, acorns, moss, fine and coarse flower-wire, card-board tissue-paper, varnish, etc. ...not only suitable for trimming coarse straw or shaving hats, but also for decorating brackets, book-stands, mirrors and picture frames, etc.)

Spray of Roses

Spray of Dahlias

Hyacinths of Tissue-paper

Pink and China-aster

Full Pink



Star Flowers


Use of Bodkin

Full Pinks



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! The instructions are based within the Victorian cultural, grammatical and socialization parimeters. 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 paper 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 paper-working!

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 Era pattern finds with family and friends!

*Each item is shipped with extra packing materials to prevent it being folded or bent while traveling through the postal system!


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!


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

 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 $1.30 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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USA customers: I prefer Paypal but also accept money order or personal check. International customers:payment is accepted via Paypal 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. Please visit out other auctions and store listings at http://stores.Atomic Mall.com/Dakota-Prairie-Treasures for other items of similar interest! Thank you!

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Please visit out other auctions and store listings for other items of similar interest at http://stores.Atomic Mall.com/Dakota-Prairie-Treasures ! Thank you! USA customers: I prefer Paypal but also accept money order or personal check. International customers: payment is accepted via Paypal 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.

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