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Antique Victorian Tea Cosies Cosy Patterns CD! c 1900!
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Weldon's Practical Knitting And Crochet

CD Republication!

Tea Cosies In Knitting, Crochet, Embroidery, etc.

35 Illustrations

Originally Published c1900!


If you are the first to bid on this auction, YOU WIN!! There is no chance of being outbid! DON'T WAIT!


Up for bid is a marvelous CD Republication of the original ''Weldon's Practical Shilling Guide to Fancy Work: Tea Cosies!'' This item has many illustrations and instructions for tea cosies made with various needleworking techniques! These items are made with crochet, knitting, hardanger, cross stitch, raffia work, macram?, embroidery and darned filet net methods. The instructions for these items were created by experienced traditional needlework artists from across the Atlantic in England in c 1900 and earlier! (Original is NOT for sale)

The antique and vintage tools and materials 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…

Originally produced in England by dedicated tea-drinkers c1900!!!

If you are into antique tea cosies/cozies and such this it the auction for you! It includes 17 patterns/pictures/directions/instructions so you can see this book will keep you busy a long time these coming cold winter months making beautiful crocheted, knitted, embroidered, canvas, beadwork, netdarning, Hardanger, cross stitch, raffia work cosies for you and yours, as gifts or to sell at autumn/winter craft fairs. They certainly would make novel and valuable gifts for Christmas, birthdays, anniversaries or weddings.

The antique and vintage yarn and knitting pins or needles 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…

Here is an OLD, resourceful and exceptional tea cosy instructional and design book CD Republication. These instructions are characteristic of the various needle arts and crafts done by our lady ancestors! This is the perfect opportunity to purchase your own version of another wonderful craft instructional revealing our heritage from European!

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


Which one will you make first, for yourself, or that special someone in your life



1) An Attractive Tea Cosy in Knotted Raffia Work (raffia)

2) A Bachelor's Cosy in Artificial Silk and Wool (crochet)

3) A Lovely Four-sided Cosy in Irish Crochet (crochet)

4) A Four-sided Coffee Cosy in Hardanger Embroidery (Hardanger)

5) Three Crinoline Lady Tea Cosies (fabric/laces)

6) A Pretty Cosy in Cross-Stitch and Beadwork on Canvas (cross stitch/beading)

7) A Knitted Tea Cosy Embroidered with Handsome Design in Cross-Stitch (knitting/cross stitch)

8) A Cottage Tea Cosy (cross stitch)

9) A Novel Shaped Tea Cosy in Tricot Crochet (crochet)

10) A Serviceable Cosy in Macram? Twine (macram?)

11) A Pretty Tea Cosy in Shell Design (crochet)

12) A Four-sided Cosy in Filet Crochet (crochet)

13) A Handsome Tea Cosy in Grape Design (crochet)

14) A Tea Cosy in Hardanger Embroidery (Hardanger)

15) A Filet Net Tea Cosy, Darned in a Handsome Design (Stag)

Plus 4 pages of Edwardian Era advertisements!

There are also general needlework and crochet (in English and French!) instructions and how-to's on making looped fringes and trimming the dresses of the three crinoline lady tea cosies. Extensive details regarding materials for each cosy such as fabrics, raffia, crochet thread, yarn cross stitch fabric, crochet hooks, knitting pins/needles, beads, embroidery silks, etc is here also! Plus, the finished dimensions are given for each item!!!


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.

Pretty much everything you need to make the exquisitely delicate and useful needlework items presented but the fabric, silk or cotton floss, needles, 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 fabric, craft or hobby store...

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 book.

The text is viewed easily from your computer or you may choose to print each page as you read this amazing book on antique knitting needlework. 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 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.

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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 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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