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The Young Ladies' Journal Complete Guide to the Work-table

Spiral Bound Book Republication™

Originally Published 1892!


Up for bid is another lovely Dakota Prairie Treasures Spiral Bound Book Republication™ of a marvelous Antique Victorian Fancy Work Needle arts instruction book!

''Containing Instructions in Berlin Work, Crochet, Drawn-thread Work, Embroidery, Knitting, Knotting or Macrame, Lace, Netting, Poonah Painting and Tatting.With Numerous Illustrations and Coulored Designs.''

This 158 page reproduction is a reenactment buff's dream  and is completely indexed below!

This HISTORIC item contains DETAILED INSTRUCTIONS, STEEL PLATE ETCHINGS and MANY, MANY PROJECTS to add that genteel Victorian mystique to your home! (Original is not for sale)


An excerpt:

''the little book will at all times be serviceable to ladies who desire to understand the elementary parts of Fancy Work.

In addition to plain Directions and perfect Illustrations of the various Stitches and Instructions in different kinds of Fancy Work, ''The Complete Guide to the WORK-TABLE' contains an immense number of useful and elegant Designs for a great variety of articles which are not affected by changes of fashion.''

There is 17 Chapters for you to explore and get creative with! PLUS, some lovely advertisments to get even more of a feel of the era's cultural perspective!



Chapter I


Full Directions for Silk, Crewel, and Arransene Work with Diagrams of Stitches

Chapter II


Full Directions for Plain and Fancy Crochet, Tricot, Hairpin-work, etc

Chapter III

Guipure Netting

Full Directions for Guipure Netting

Chapter IV

Guipure Netting (continued)

Full Directions for Guipure Netting

Chapter V


Full Directions for Plain and Fancy Knitting

Chapter VI

Knitting (continued)

Chapter VII

Knitting (continued)

Chapter VIII

Knitting (continued)

Chapter IX

Point Lace

Chapter X

Point Lace (continued)

Chapter XI

Poonah Painting

on Velvet, Satin, Silk, Card, Paper or Wood

Containing Directions for Cutting and Varnishing Formulas,

with Illustrated Diagrams

Also Full Instructions to enable Ladies to Paint Flowers, Foliage, Etc

Damask Rose and Foliage for Practice

Chapter XII

Knotting or Macrame

Chapter XIII


Chapter XIV

Drawn-Thread Work

Chapter XV

Berlin Work

Chapter XVI

Fancy Netting

Chapter XVII

Fancy Netting (continued)



Brocart de Bourgoyne


Design on Java

Diaper Pattern

Fancy Stitches

Framed Cross Stitch


Fringe of Wool through Canvas



Leviathan and Cross Stitch

Plait, Cross, and Long Stitches

Plait Stitches, A Variety of

Point de Fantasie

Point Reprise on Java Canvas

Raised Berlin Hook

Satin, Cross, and Back Stitches

Satin Stitch

Sofa Cushion

Star Pattern, Raised or Plush Stitch

Vandyke and Back Stitches


Basket Pattern, Tricot 

Chain Stitch

Cross Treble

Design for Shawls

Directions for Holding Work


Double Foundations

Double and Treble

Double Treble

Edging, Crochet and Hairpin Hook

Edging, Crochet and Mignardise

Fringe, Fork Work

Hairpin Work

Half Treble

Insertion, Crochet and Fancy Gimp

Insertion, Roll Picots and Mignardise



Muscovite Tricot

Shell Pattern

Single Crochet



Tricot and Treble


Trimming, Crochet and Honiton Braid

Trimming, Crochet and Waved Braid

Trimming, Hairpin Work

Tuft Stitch

Wool Ball


Arminian Lace Trimmings

Border, Drawn Threads and Teticella Work

Border or Insertion, Drawn Threads and Spun Stitches

Border, Interlaced

Border, Pyramid, Cross, and Armenian Stitches


Cane Pattern

Feather or Coral Stitch

Herringbone Pattern

Insertion or Stripe


Reticella Lace

Simple Design





Chain Stitch

Choice of Designs

Cording Stitch

Cotton a la Croix

Couching Stitch

Covering Joins of Foundations


Description of Coloured Supplement

Dot Stitch

Feather or Coral Stitch

Gold and Silver Thread

Herringbone Stitch

Interlaced Ground


Italian Stitch

Knot Stitch

Materials used for Embroidery


Paste for Applique Embroidery

Satin Stitch



Twisted Stitches

Washing Crewel Work


Bed Rest

Bodice, Infant's

Boot, Infant's

Border for Counterpane

Brioche or Patent


Cane Work

Casting Off

Casting On

Coral Pattern


Counterpane, Borders for

Counterpane, Diamond Stripe for

Counterpane, Hexagon

Counterpane, Square for

Counterpane, Stripe for

Description of Stitches


Diamond with open Trellis

Double Knitting

Double Rose Leaf



Fancy Pattern for Socks and Stockings

Feather Pattern

General Directions

Glove, Infant's

Herringbone Stripe




Jacket for Lady

Knee Cap

Knickerbocker Stockings

Knit at the Back

Knit in the Round


Knit Two in One

Knit Two Together

Leaf and Trellis

Make a Stitch

Mat, Brioche



Ovan and Diamond Pattern

Pass Slip Stitch Over

Patent or Brioch

Pence Jug

Petticoat, Child's

Petticoat, Infant's

Petticoat in Stripes

Purling or Ribbing

Ribbing with Two Pins

Shawl, Design for

Shawl, Half Square

Slip a Stitch

Sock, Child's

Sock, Gentleman's

Stitches, To Raise

Stockings, Ladies' Winter

Stripe for Hem, Top of Stocking, &c

Stripe with Crochet Edge

Tobacco Bag

Triangular Kilted Pattern

Trimming for Chemise

Twisted Bar Stripe

Vandyke Pattern

Vest, Infant's

Wave Pattern


Bar with Knots

Cross Knot for open Diamonds

Fringe of Two Colours


General Hints

Glass-Headed Pins

Heading Ribs and Diamonds

Heading with Slanting Ribs

Knotted Heading of Fringed Threads

Lead Cushion

Leading Bar with Solomon Knots

Macrame Knot


Picot Heading

Rich Knot with Eight Strands

Simple Chain

Spherical Knot

Spiral Cord

Steel Crochet Hooks

Tools Required

Waved Bar Waved Loop



Stitches used in Limoges


Materials for Old Point

Old, Point, Directions for


Bar Rosette

Buttonhole Bars

Buttonhole Stitch Backwards, Point de Venise

Buttonhole Stitch Looped, Point Ture

Buttonhole Stitch, Point d'Anvers and Point de Malines

Buttonhole Stitch, Point de Bruxelles

Buttonhole Stitches, Point de Sorento

Cravet End

Cross Rosette

Directions for Tracing

Double leaf with Vein

Festoon Joining, Point d'Esprit

Lace Border

Leaf Ornamentation

Loos and Twisted Bars, Point d'Alencon


Mode of Tracing and Sewing on Braid

Open Wreath Rosette

Ovals in Point Alencon

Picots for Bars

Pyramid Patter, Irish Stitch

Pyramid Rosettes and Ovals

Rosette Pattern, Point d''Angleterre

Rosette Squares

Spinning Wheels

Squares with Pyramid Scallops, Point d'Esprit Rings, &c

Square with Rings in Point d'Esprit and Open Scallops


Trefoil Rosette

Twisted Lace Stitch, Point d'Espagne

Various Desighs for Filling in Squares

Washing, Directions for

Wheels with Thread Bars


Directions for Working

Materials for Venetian Point




Border,Cross Netting, and Twisted Loops

Border, Honeycomb and Rose

Border, Rose and Sheaf

Border, with Bunches of Loops

Border, with Double Loose Loops

Border, with Round Loop Heading

Border, with Trufts and Scalloped Edge

Circle, Mode of Beginning

Common Netting

Cross Netting


Desigh for Antimacassars, Fichus, &c

Design with Long and Crossed Loops

Design for Twisted Loops


Diamond Pattern

Diamond Pattern and Round Netting


Edging, Double Fan or Sheaf

Fan Pattern

Foundation, Interlaced

Foundation, with Holes for Embroidery

Foundation, with Needlework



Insertion, Rose and Plain Netting


Lappets for Caps

Loop Netting

Loose Loop Pattern



Night Net

Open and Darned Stripe

Rose Netting

Rose Netting, Plain and Striped


Square Pattern

Star Netting

Stripe Netting

Tassel and Fringe

Trimming, Thick Loops and Fan Edge



Angular Edge

Circular Foundation

Cravat End

Double Cross

Festoon and Trellis Combination

General Remarks

Guipure in Relief



Knot for Joining


Mushroom Stitch

Needle, To Fill

Netting, Directions for



Points Croise, Cross Stitch

Point d'Esprit, Festoon Stitch

Point de Reprise and Festoon

Point de Toile, Trellis Stitch

Point Evantail, Fan Stitch

Point Reprise or Darning Stitch


Quarter Square



Spinning Stitch and Wheels


Square Foundations

S Stitch

Star or Radii


Trellis and Wheels Combination

Tufted Buttonhole

Wire Frame


Diagram of Coloured Design for Damask Rose

Directions, General

Directions for Painting on Silks and Satins of Light Shades


Mixing Colours

Painting on Paper

Painting on Velvet

Preparations for Painting on Wood



Designs for Square Doilys, &c

Edging with Beads

Edging with Two Threads


Insertion and Trimming


Josephine Knot


Ring and Pin


Rosette in Progress




Tatting wit Two Shuttles

To Wash

Work Basket Ornament


As you can see from the contents and the listing collage there are scores and scores of Victorian Era fancywork instructions, illustrations and color study plates for making the delightful items shown in the listing picture and more!


What a historically educational and delightful art 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 needleworker will be capable of altering as per individual needs and artistic whim.

The antique and vintage threads, fabrics, needles, hooks, 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…

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 wax-working!


Please check our other CD and Spiral Bound Book Republication™ listings for authentic Victorian fancy work which will give your home or office a totally unique and extraordinarily genteel touch!


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 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...


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