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Point Lace Book Victorian Beetons Design Patterns 1870
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Mrs Beeton's Point Lace Instructions

Spiral Bound Book Republication™

Originally Published 1870!


Up for bid is another marvelous Dakota Prairie Treasures Spiral Bound Book Republication™ of our original ''Mrs Beeton's Point Lace Instructions'' originally published in 1870! This item has point lace making instructions for lacy, feminine items of all sorts that were the accoutrements of every respectable Victorian household!  What a great item for your Victorian and Dickens historical reenactment or recreating pleasure, for gift-giving occasions or just because you love to make them!

This HISTORIC item includes detailed instructions and needle working techniques to make the lovely fancy work patterns 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!


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This is certainly a fine source of historically valuable techniques and inspiration for the creative needlework, fabric and thread artists who desire to study and recreate the Victorian and Post Civil War Era hand made point lace making techniques! This is the perfect opportunity to purchase your own version of another wonderful arts and crafts instructional revealing our heritage from early America and European cultures!


An Excerpt:

''Pillow lace is entirely worked on the pillow or cushion, the pattern and ground being produced at the same time. Pillow lace is sometimes correctly called bone or bobbin lace...The materials required for this elegant branch of needlework are neither numerous nor expensive. Tracing Cloth, Leather, or Toile Ciree, various Braids and Cords, Linen Thread and two or three sizes of needles, scissors and thimble.''



Point Lace Work

Various Illustrations of Ancient and Modern Laces

Materials Needed

Tracing Cloth


Toile Ciree



Linen Thread



Working Point Lace Directions

To Place the Braid

The Stitches Used in Point Lace

Stitches Proper

Connecting Bars

Finishing Edges




Point de Bruxelles

(Brussels Lace)

(Brussels Lace Worked in Rows)

Point de Venise

(Venetian or Venice Point)

Petit Point de Venise

(Little Venice Point)

Point D'Espangne

(Spanish Point)

Point D'Espangne


Treble Point D'Espangne

Point de Grecque

(Grecian Point)

Point de Valenciennes

(Valencicennes Stitch)

Point d'Alencon

Point d'Alencon, with Twisted Stitch

Point d'Alencon, with Button-hole Stitch

Point d'Angleterre

(Open English Lace)

Point Turque

(Turkish Stitch)

Point de Cordova

(Cordova Stitch)

Point de Reprise

(Brabancon Lace)

Point de Fillet

(Net Groundwork Stitch)

Point de Fillet and Point de Reprise

Point de Tulle

Mechlin Lace

(Mechlin Wheels)

Escalier Lace

Escaher Lace Worked in Diamonds

Spanish Point Lace

Spanish Point Lace

(Worked a l'Anglaise)

Raleigh Bars

Wheels and Rosettes

Sorrento Wheel

English Wheel

Rosette in Point d'Angleterre

Rosette in Raised Point d'Angleterre


Sorrento Bar #1

Sorrento Bar #2

D'alencon Bars

Venetian Bars

(Squares, Triangles, etc.)

Plain Venetian Bars

Bas of Point d'Angleterre

Point de Venise Bars


Dotted Point de Venise Bars

Picot or Dot on Sorrento Bar

Raleigh Bars

Dot or Picot

Network for Working Raleigh Bars

Third Mode of Making Picots or Dots

Edges and Purl Finish

Point de Bruxelles Edging

Sorrento Edging

Point de Venise

Point d'Angleterre Edging

Point d'Espagne Edging

Antwerp Edge


Star in Point Lace

Medallion in Point Lace

(for trimming dresses, collars household linens, etc.)

Point Lace Border #1

Point Lace Border #2

Insertion in Limoges Lace

Point Lace Border for Handkerchief

Star-centre for Toilette Cushion in Point Lace

Cravat End in Point Lace

Point Lace Edging #1

Point Lace Edging #2

Design in Point Lace for Collar, Lappet, etc.

Oval for Cravats, etc.

Point Lace Trimming for Square Bodice

Point Lace Collar #1

D'Alencon and Sorrento Bars

Close English Wheels

Point Lace Collar #2

Point Lace Lappet

Point d'Anvers

Point Grecque

Letter A in Point Lace

Complete Alphabet in Point Lace

(useful for marking pocket-handkerchiefs, sachets, etc.

Table of Threads Suited to Various ARticles Worked in Point Lace






Dress Trimmings



Insertions, coarse

Insertions, fine


What a historically educational and delightful point lace threadd 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 needle worker will be capable of altering as per individual needs and artistic whim.

The antique and vintage threads, braids, cords, needles, 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 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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