Sunday, February 20, 2011

The Last and Best Book on Art Needlework

Recreate Victorian embroidery and needlework for yourself and those you love. This book contains 120 pages packed with b&w photos, descriptions, instructions and patterns from 1895.

You will find advice about different types of silks and flosses and their uses, care for embroidered items, ideas for gifts,needlework advice AND you will find amazing patterns for

  • "Victoria” Knitting Silk
  • Knitting Silks and How They Differ
  • “Asiatic” Filo Silk Floss
  • “Roman” Floss
  • “Asiatic” Twisted Embroidery Silk
  • “Asiatic” Honiton Lace Silk
  • “Asiatic” Rope Silk
  • “Mediaeval” Embroidery Silk
  • “Asiatic” Outline Embroidery Silk
  • Silk Sheeting
  • Embroidery Chenille
  • Arrasene
  • Scale for Socks and Stockings
  • Various Stitches — Knitting
  • Things Worth Knowing.
  • Appropriate and Useful Presents — Encouragement to Knitters
  • Abbreviations and Explanations of Terms
  • Child’s and Lady’s Silk Stockings
  • Gentleman’s Silk Sock
  • Lady’s Knitted Undervest
  • Infant’s Long Silk Shirt
  • Infant’s Boot and Band
  • Wristers — Infant’s’ Crocheted Socks
  • Infant’s Mittens
  • Lady’s Fancy Mitten
  • Lady’s Jersey Mitten — Wristers
  • Knitted Gloves for Gentlemen
  • Knee Warmers — Fancy Pattern
  • Knot Stitch
  • Roll Stitch — Daisy
  • Rose Stitch — Roll Picot Stitch
  • Scarf Wheel
  • Guipure Wheel
  • Passementerie Wheel
  • Scarf Wheel #2
  • Chatelaine Chain
  • Daisy Lace
  • Marking Linen
  • Black Crocheted Beaded Bag
  • Long Crochet Purse
  • Baltimore Crocheted Tie
  • Crocheted Umbrella Case
  • Tobacco Bag
  • Work Bag
  • Hair Receiver
  • Crochet Rings
  • Card and Flower Basket
  • Sleeve Holder — Burnt Match Receiver — Needle Book
  • Mouchoir Case — Scarf Wheels — Dress Trimmings
  • Photograph Holder — Scissors Chatelaine — Postal Card Case
  • Twine Bag — Spool Bag
  • Tennis Belt
  • Crocheted Tassel
  • Mountmellick Work
  • Spray of Blackberries and Leaves
  • Maiden Hair Fern
  • Passion Flowers and Leaves
  • Crocheted Suspenders
  • Crocheted Fan Tidy — Silk Slippers
  • Lamp Shade
  • Crocheted Handkerchief Case.
  • Fancy Work made with Silk — Faced Figured Terry and Silk Sheeting
  • Spool Silk
  • Crocheted Garters
  • Illustrated Embroidery Stitches (Thirty-five Illustrations)
  • Proper Shades in Wash Silks
  • All-over Designs
  • Ecclesiastical Designs
To learn more about this book click here

Sunday, March 28, 2010

Knitting loom patterns ebook**

Finally a knitting loom patterns ebook for the loom knitter with easy patterns for more than just hats.

This knitting loom patterns ebook is filled with patterns for sweaters for the baby, toddler and small dog. There are adorable booties, super warm slippers, popular doll clothes and more.

All items are made on the easy to find inexpensive, Knifty Knitter Looms.

To learn more about this project click here
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