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1904 Illustrated Arts Crafts Embroidery Reference CD!
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1904 Arts & Crafts (Aesthetic Movement)

CD Republication

 Edwardian Embroidery Linen Reference Book & Catalog

EMBROIDERY LESSONS  with COLORED STUDIES

 The Latest & Most Complete Book on the Subject of Silk

Embroidery & Popular Fancy Work

Includes Embroidery Lessons, and Illustrated Projects with Written Instructions, Charts, Floss Colors and 20 PATTERNS FOR COLLARS (4: Current, Grape, Pepper Berry and Strawberries), COLLAR & CUFFS SETS (2: Grapes and Blackberries), WAIST/COLLAR & CUFF SETS (4: Grapes, Iris, Cherries and Daisies)!

 

I have included an ADDITIONAL 29 FULL PAGE-SIZED PATTERNS for EMBROIDERED SOFA PILLOW TOPS (14: Wheat, Fleur-de-lis, styalized florals, 4 with romantic sentiments: roses, forget-me-nots, daisies and owls.), DOILIES (2: Oak/Acorns and grape clusters/vines), PICTURE FRAMES (13: Roses, Carnations, Poppies, and Florals) from another Victorian Era source!

A similar (Newer!) 1907 hardcopy version of this book sold the first week of June, 2004 for $180.27!

Here you can have similar re-enactment information that it contained, and MORE, for a fraction of the price!!!

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

Up for bid is a CD-ROM of the original ''Embroidery Lessons with Colored Studies '' published by the Brainerd & Armstrong Company in 1904! 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 an UNABRIDGED 137 PAGES of steel plate etchings, instructions, designs and fundamentals for creating the extremely handsome soft furnishings of the Victorian era!

There is a total of 184 pages in this item once all the full page-sized patterns are included. Wow, what a deal!

The pattens could also be used for clothing embelishments, doilies, table runners, household, kitchen towels, bathroom decorations and much more...

These patterns can be resized (using the enlarge or reduce options on commonly accessible photo copiers) for embroidered sofa pillow tops, beribboned picture frames, doilies, center pieces, crazy quilt, red work, black work, white work and more! You will also find historical facts on this ancient craft 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!

It a mix of general to expert levels of the Arts and Crafts movement needleart and MISSION STYLE DESIGNS AND TINTED SOFA CUSHIONS, DOILES and PICTURE FRAMES FOR EMBROIDERY. The strongly styled arts and crafts movement designs and colors are clearly seen in the listing photo.It includes colored plates and many black and white illustrations.

See table of contents below.

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!

 

Contents:

Good Silk for Good Work

Care of Hands and Selection of Needles

Embroidery Hoops

Laundering Embroidery

Some Additional Helps

Embroidery Stitches

Table of Flowers

The purpose of the following table is to enumerate in alphabetical order our different designs and to show the pages where the instructions are given for working them:

Acorn

American Beauty Rose

Apple Blossom

Bridesmaid Rose

Callifornia Pepper Berry

Carnation

Chrysanthemum

Daisy, White

Forget-me-not

Grapes, Green

Grapes, Purple

Holly

Jacqueminot Rose

Maiden Hair Fern

Marechal Niel Rose

Pink

Pepper Berry

Poppy, Red

Rose, American Beauty

Rose, Bridesmaid

Rose, Jacqueminot

Rose, Marechal Niel

Rose, Wild

Strawberry

Sweet Pea

Violet

Wild Rose

Meaning of Botanical Words

Single and Double Threads

Direction of Stitches in Turn-over Leaf or Petal

Lessons in Embroidering Flowers

Brown Linen Centerpieces and Doilies

Embroidery on Huckaback

Montmellick Embroidery

Table and Stand Covers

Waists, Waist Sets and Collars for Embroidery

(FULL-PAGE PATTERNS FOR THESE ALSO INCLUDED! But not shown in listing photo)

Novelties for Embroidery

Sofa Cushions for Embroidery

Plus Various Wonderful Advertisments from the Victorian and Edwardian Eras

 

Pretty much everything you need to make the dainty silk Victorian household embroideries but the antique or vintage threads, fabric, hoops or frames, 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.

Pretty much everything you need to make the exquisitely delicate and useful needlework items presented but the fabric, silk or cotton floss, needles, shuttles, 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!

* YOU WILL FIND YOUR CD REPUBLICATION HAS A HUGE ADVANTAGE OVER ANY BOUND HARDCOPY PAPER REPRODUCTION, IN THAT, IF YOU SPILL COFFEE, TEA OR SODA ON YOUR PRINTED PAGE(S) YOU CAN JUST PRINT ANOTHER! 

* YOU HAVE UNLIMITED CLEAN COPIES FOREVER!!!

* 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 book actions are shipped separately in order to insure they arrive in the very best condition at their new home! 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. Payment: Within-the-USA customers: I prefer Paypal but also accept Bidpay, money orders or personal check. Out-of-country customers (Canada included): I prefer Paypal but also accept International Money Order. Please view our other auctions and store listings for more items of similar interest!



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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 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! 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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