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MILLINERY Book Hat Making Ornaments Flowers Trims 1916
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Woman's Institute

Novelty Trimmings: Hand-Made Novelties

Spiral Bound Book Republication™

Originally Published - 1916!


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Receive a 50% s/h discount on all items in your order after the first purchase, providing all are paid for in a single payment as invoiced!


Up for bid is another marvelous Dakota Prairie Treasures Spiral Bound Book Republication™ of our original ''Woman's Institute Millinery Guide: Novelty Trimmings: Hand-Made Flowers'' originally published in 1916!

This HISTORIC item includes general history, use, details and instructions regarding the millinery artificial flower, fruit and rare bird feather materials used in the Titanic Era Millinery Trade. It covers the do's and don't's of which flower, fruit or feather arrangements, should, or should not, be worn by whom, and how, every season of the year!

During the aftermath of Audubon's, and various rare bird conservation groups, success at stemming the rare bird feather trade in the late 1800's the clever Millinery artists created many man-made substitutes for the various restricted and banned feathers and ornaments used in the Millinery trade. Their artistic success was historically proven as the booming trade in their lovely handmade feather ornaments were so sought after for millinery, clothing and household decorative use! (Original is NOT for sale)

Our new line of Spiral Bound Book Republications™ oh-so-convenie ntly 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!


*** Producing the best CD & Spiral Bound Book Republications for you since 1999! ***


This item is a great resource for those who are historical reenactment enthusiasts, stage and theatre costumers, students of historical millinery, clothing, fiber and textile arts, etc!

Our customers say:

 ''Always a great product and super customer service too. Thanks Linda!!! A+++++''

 ''Smooth transaction, highly recommended!''

This is certainly a fine study on the history of the Millinery trade. Valuable guidance and inspiration is contained in this item for the creative needlework, fabric & thread artists who desire to study and recreate excellent remakes of the early delicate and dainty millinery styles. This is the perfect opportunity to purchase your own version of another historic arts & crafts guide revealing our heritage.



Materials Used for Trimmings

Substitutes for Desired Materials

Flowers and Fruit

Velvet Wild Rose

Wild Rose of Imitation Leather

Velvet Poinsettias

Chiffon Flowers

Charmeuse Satin Flower

Chiffon Rosebuds

Chiffon Rose

Chiffon Rose and Foliage

Dainty Rose

Maline Daisy

Maline Leaf

Calla Lily

Suede Leather Flower

Braid Thistle

Velvet Tomato

Silk Apples

Leather Apple

Bands and Rosettes

Maline Band

Fancy Braid Band

Saw-tooth Braid Band

Blow-awy Rosette

Maline Rosette

Wings and Quills

Maline Wings

Ostrich Quill

Silk, Velvet, or Satin Quill

Buckles and Beads

Flower Buckles

Soutache Buckle

Sequin Buckle

Round Buckles

Bead Bucklet

Bead Tassel

Black Jet Beads


Silk-Rope Cabohon

Pearl-Bead Cabochon

Flower Cabochon

Cabochone of Soutache and Sequins


Maline Crescent

Maline Stick-up

Maline Ornament

Maline Ruche

Cable Cord Ornament

Straw Ornament

Embroidered Novelties

Appliqued Bird


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

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 crafter will be capable of altering as per individual needs and artistic whim.

The vintage feather, materials, tools, etc., 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 nearby fabric, craft or hobby store.

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, Edwardian, Titanic and Flapper pattern book finds with family and friends!


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!


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