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15 Pages.  This is the first book of the very scarce Leach's two-penny series. In addition to several lovely patterns for crocheted edgings and insertions, there is also detailed instruction to make all of the basic crochet stitches used in these patterns. There are a wide variety of edgings to choose from, including narrow beadings and slotted insertions to be used for holding ribbons. A lovely assortment that suitable for many projects.

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15 Pages. This is a wonderful collection of stunning crochet lace patterns for use in decorating delicate tea cloths, tea cosies, napkins or serviettes and ever an egg cosy. In addition to these lovely projects there is also a medallion for a pretty doily, a gorgeous tulip lace edging. These are timeless, delicate crocheted laces that will be a beautiful addition to any decor.

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15 Pages.  This book, the thirty-fourth book in the rare Leach's Home Needlework series, contains instructions to make exquisite crochet lace edgings, insertions and triangles. These lovely lace designs are used to decorate delicate lace linens for a tea table as well as table runners - the designs include a stunning Wild Rose set.

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15 Pages. This is the thirty-ninth edition of the rare Leach's Home Needlework series, originally published nearly a century ago. In this book there are adorable knitting patterns for children's garments, including sweaters, coats, combination garment, hats, drawers and much more. All of these garments are lovely reminders of the fashions of days-gone-by and they are fully functional for the children of this new century.

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15 Pages. Cluny Lace is a beautiful lace which is fine and very detailed - but worked in crochet, rather than bobbin or needles. This lovely book contains many lovely vintage patterns of Cluny Lace. There are garments such as yokes and corset covers, a combing jacket and boudoir caps. Other items included are spectacular edgings, table runners and doilies such as the one seen on the cover. This book is a treasure!

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32 Pages. This edition is a staple for the Mary Fitch collector. The entire book is patterns in filet crochet - everything from edgings to intricate detailed insertions for sofa pillows and doilies - plus everything in between.

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31 Pages. A lovely collection of edgings and insertions for towels, pillows, doilies, etc. Mary Fitch is a popular needleartist from the Edwardian era. Her collections were stunning and often the instructions were easier to follow than most from the time.

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32 Pages. Yet another spectacular array of filet crochet designs from Mary Fitch. Her designs were such a reflection of her era. Lovely and delicate, there are many projects to found in this edition - from simple edgings to elaborate doilies and insertions - plus much more!

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20 Pages. This collection is amazing. A stunning collection of crocheted and tatted collars, yokes, doilies and edgings. Lovely and delicate - if you want to recreate lingerie items from the Gilded age - this is the book you have been seeking!

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32 Pages. Another spectacular collection by Mary Fitch. There are lots of interesting items in this book, such as a "Tennis Girdle" (belt) and a stunning infant's carriage robe.

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15 Pages. This is a collection of narrow Torchon and filet lace edgings, corners and insertions. Designed for trimming underclothing or small tray cloths  or other delicates. Also included is a very fancy yoke for a chemise. These laces have so many uses and possibilities, the only limit will be your imagination.

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15 Pages.  There is nothing that can compare to the imaginative lace work made during the Edwardian era. The dahlia lace seen on the cover is only a preview of the stunning work you will find here. Also included is a lace called "Water Babies" - inspired by the classic fairy tale, dolphin riding nymphs encircle the border of the lace. If this wasn't enough, there are many more treasures to be found here. This is truly eye-candy!

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15 Pages. These lovely chill-chasing garments were fashionable nearly a century ago - the very year of the titanic sinking. A broad range of projects that are mainly for women, but there are also items for men and girls. There are lovely knitted   crocheted coats, hats, socks mittens and theatre hood. Wonderful timeless design.

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15 Pages. Beautiful laces such as these were a staple of the Edwardian era. In this book are 7 lovely edges and corners worked in torchon and filet lace style. There is a beautiful design for a filet crochet grapevine lace and also an endless ribbon design. These laces are wonderful for trimming fine linens such as tray cloths, table linens and bedroom linens.

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15 Pages. Comfortable, warm weather garments in knitting & crochet for women and children.  For women, there is a knitted camel's hair raglan coat,  and a plain knitted golf coat. For children there are several slipper designs and a combination garment. For infants there are several garments including bonnets, bootees, socks, overalls and a pilch. The instructions are well written and the photographs are clear and detailed. A lovely collection of simple garments.

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15 Pages. An exquisite collection of crocheted collars and other laces. There are two styles of collars and many other fine laces, corners and triangles.. There is a corner and triangle in Maltese lace work, a filet crochet corner and motif with a goose girl pattern. there is also a lovely netted lace and insertion. These are gorgeous examples of fine Edwardian era lace work.

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15 Pages. This book contains an exquisite collection of knitting and crocheted Edwardian era garments for the entire family.  For ladies, thr projects are a "Hug-me-tight" (shown on the cover), a form-fitting knitted vest and a bed jacket. For children there are bonnets, a knitted sacque and a crocheted kimono for an infant. For girls, the patterns are slippers, socks, and a coat. For men there are patterns for a handsome knitted vest and a sweater. Lovely items!

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15 pages. This edition is the 6th and final book on the topic of Drawn Thread Embroidery. The books in this series are progressive in skill, the earlier books are easier and the progress up in skill level to this beautiful book. There is no instruction in the individual stitches, that is covered in earlier books - this edition provides instruction for the master works that can be made using this technique. A spectacular collection of designs that will be cherished by lovers ofthis technique.

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15 Pages. This is a lovely assortment of 11 beautiful crocheted doilies made in many different techniques and shapes. There are several circular doilies, including some made with crochet braid. There is also a lovely hexagon style and several square designs worked in Filet Crochet. Not only are these doilies decorative, but they are also a creative art form.

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15 Pages. A beautiful collection of stylish Edwardian era knitted stockings for men, women and children. There are 8 different designs and 5 additional designs of fold-over stocking tops. In addition to the lovely patterns, there are also instructions to work a Dutch Heel, a German Heel and a Norwegian toe. Beautifully illustrated and with well written instructions, this is a wonderful addition to a sock knitter's library.

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15 pages. A wonderful assortment of knitted and crochet garments for men, women and children. Projects include a crochet antimacassar, a bonnet for a baby boy, several garments for infants, children's gloves & socks, infant's bootees, a ladys' waistcoat, a man's button-down sweater and a ladys' knitted coat. Beautiful Edwardian styles and warm, comforts for a baby.

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15 Pages. This is an exquisite collection of lovely crocheted laces, suitable for many household uses. There are four lovely crocheted edgings and one with a matching triangular insertion. There is an additional bonus crocheted edgings that is a well executed imitation of drawn thread work. The laces are so lovely and suitable for a number of finishings.

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15 Pages. A wonderful selection of 7 knitted decorative edgings and 2 knitted doilies. The edgings are between 2 and 5 inches in width and suitable for bordering items such as tray cloths, doilies and for a variety of other uses. Edgings are a great way to sharpen your knitting skills because they are small and portable and provide almsot instant gratification. A lovely assortment!

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15 Pages. A lovely edition from the Edwardian era of Crocheted Corners and Triangles to be added to other fine handiworks such as embroideries or frilly lace decor. This book contains come spectaular designs for a Rose border as seen on the cover, and inside there is a matching triangle to this pattern. There are also several thin edgings that would be suitable for handkerchiefs, table linens or pillowcases.

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15 Pages. A sophisticated collection of crocheted lace work designed for use in yokes for a camisole and a nightdress, as well as trimmings for boudoir lace work. There are three styles of yokes contained here, as well as two styles of edging. The patterning for the lace edgings are a variation of the work shown in the lovely cover yoke designs. These type of yokes were the lingerie of the Edwardian era, they are beautiful and modest laces.

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15 Pages. This book contains knitted & crocheted warm garments women and children. Nearly all of the items are for children, except for a knitted bedroom show and vest, which are for ladies. The children's projects included booties, slippers, socks, gloves, hats, matinee coat, a jacket, leggings and a petticoat. The designs are wonderful and well constructed - a great project book!

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15 Pages. This is a gorgeous collection of crocheted lace edgings & insertions exclusive to thsi edition. They are a lovely mixture of techniques and designs that can fill a wide variety of uses. There are fancy laces, such as the "Shell" pattern shown on the cover and more sedate designs such as the "Liliput", also on the cover, suitable for many uses and design ideas.

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15 Pages.  A large assortment of stunning Edwardian Era doilies - as beautiful as a work of art, and as delicate as a snowflake! There are 11 lovely designs included, some are crocheted in one piece as the cover design is and there are several others are are frilly lace edgings that are sewn onto a cloth. A gorgeous set of patterns!

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15 Pages.  If you have ever aspired to crochet your own curtains, this would be a great place to start! Included are 4 different pattern desings for making your own casement curtains. Beautiful geometric shapes worked in Filet Crochet with fantastic results. If that was not enough, there are also three different patterns for adding fancy lace accents to handkerchiefs and many edging ideas for towels and household linens. A fantastic book of ideas!

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15 Pages. Beautiful crochet lace designs were a staple of our Victorian Grandmother's decor. These lovely designs were used to add a distinctive flare to dining linens and other household decor.  In this edition are instructions for the Ardila lace & corner, the Maud Lace & corner, the Avrone lace & corner, the Elvington lace, corner & triangle, the Canova lace & corner and the Layton lace & corner. These are beautiful heirloom quality laces that can be made for your own forever!

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15 Pages. A beautiful assortment of 5 wide edgings & corners and one triangle from the Edwardian era. There is also a crocheted cover for a milk jug as an added bonus pattern. These patterns are for use in table linens or even as edgings for curtains. Lovely designs containing flowers and geomoetrics. Gorgeous workmanship!

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15 Pages. Another lovely assortment of Edwardian Era crocheted Corners, Edgings and Triangles. This assortment contains Edgings & Corners in floral and geometic patterns and a Triangle which matches the Dahlia pattern seen on the cover. There is also a filet crochet edging which contains a whimsical cat and mouse pattern.

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15 Pages. A profusely illustrated and widely descriptive journal of Embroidery Stitches that was originally released during the Edwardian Era. This is a wonderful way to learn the proper directions one should use when making designs. Also included is a full color chart of Hedebo Embroidery Thread shades - a wonderful reference chart!

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15 Pages. This book contains the instructions to make the lovely tea set seen on the cover. The pattern design is called "Pansy" and there are full instructions to make the tea cosy, the pansy insertions for the table cloth and the matching edging. There are also a few other edgings contained here including a swastika corner pattern and a frilly lace meant as an edging for a lady's undergarments.

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15 Pages. this is a collection of beautiful edgings, triangles, and decorative motifs for lace quilt tops. The crochet squares for the quilt are in numerous patterns - geometric shapes, flora and even a reclining stag. Additional patterns in this book are a tasseled theatre bag with a stork design and decorative flounce. This is amazing craftmanship rarely seen today.

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15 Pages. Tatting is a lovely form of delicate lace work that is of ancient origin.  It is called by a number of names in various countries - in Italy it is "Occhi", in France it is "Frivolité" and in the Middle East, it is called "Makouk". This book contains instruction in tatting from the very beginning stitches to the elaborate creations that you can make with them. Included are patterns edgings, insertions, several collars, a waist band and much more. A fantastic book on the subject of tatting!

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15 Pages. An exquisite collection of WWI era lingerie yokes, corset covers and boudoir items for women. The styles are very delicate and feminine and the pictures are large and detailed.

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16 Pages. This book contains gorgeous examples of Edwardian era crocheted lingerie items such as boudoir caps, lacy yokes and corset covers. Also included are intricate engings and insertions and stunning doilies. This is stunning crochet work, with beautiful large pictures of the finished projects.

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32 Pages. Sugar and spice... and everything nice. A beautiful collection of items for the new precious infant in your life. There are a wide assortment of items such as afghans, bootees, saques, creeping rug, bonnets, capes and much more. Whether you are looking for a perfect gift to make for a baby shower or for your own baby, these items will become cherished herlooms for generations.

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48 Pages. Wonderful selection of Titanic Era crocheted bedspreads. There are various techniques in this book and it also gives some suggestions for very beautiful borders and edgings.

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32 Pages. An amazing collection of edgework designs ranging from the simple to magnificient. Books on edgings are wonderful tools for making delicate edgings for handkerchiefs - or the perfect finish for a fashion garment. If you like to design - this book will be a gold mine for you!

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48 Pages. The first of two in a spectacular collection of Edwardian Era Filet Crochet works. Priscilla books have some very lovely designs, fully charted. The charts are very versatile and can be adapted to other needlearts. 

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48 Pages. I have never seen a filet crochet book with such an amazing collection of patterns. There are over 130 pictures and drawings in this edition, with patterns to make a wide array of stunning items.

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48 Pages. In this edition are some stunning creations and many instructions for making the motifs that are pieced together to form the finished masterpiece. A delicate art that will never go out of fashion.

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48 Pages. Volume Two of a much sought after series by Priscilla Publishing. There are quite a few small projects in this edition and instructions for making them. Some of the projects include, purses, collars, doilies, belts, neck chains and even some buttons. An excellent book!

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32 Pages. This is an extremely rare edition from Priscilla and it is certain to be a favorite! In this book are patterns for centerpieces, pillows, table runners, chair backs, unique tassels and some lovely bags. This is truly an amazing art that every bit as beautiful as Hedebo Work and shadow embroidery.

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40 Pages. Punched Work is a beautiful embroidery technique similar to Cutwork, Hedebo, Shadow Embroidery and Crewel work. I have seen few vintage books on the topic, and as always - Priscilla published the best you will find! There are patterns to make articles for personal wear, lingerie bags, table pieces, bedspreads, curtains, bureau covers, cushions, pillows, lampshades, plus much more.

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48 Pages. A magnificent collection of instructions in tatting and patterns for projects including yokes, purses, necklaces, doilies - plus much more. This is a great book with well over 100 illustrations to get you on your way!

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48 Pages. If you are looking for a great selection of pre-WWI crochet patterns, look no further! In this book there is a wealth of fabulous vintage patterns - all worked in crochet. There is a brief explanation of stitches in the beginning of the book, with detailed photgraphy, and the remainder of the book is chock-full of amazing patterns that you will not see anywhere else! Included are 36 patterns for childrens clothes, such as hoods, afghans, bibs, bonnets, mittens, bootees, a cloak and some amazing hats. For ladies there are petticoats, skirts, jackets, capes slippers, vests and several stunning shawls. There is a wealth of great patterns here, and if you fancy crochet - this book is the one for you!

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44 Pages. This is truly a spectacular assortment of Edwardian Era knitting patterns. There is something for everyone in the family - from delicate items for infants to rugged outdoor wear for men. There are dozens of useful items to knit - every bit as useful today as they were over 90 years ago! This lovely book is chock full of great knitting patterns.

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32 Pages. Richardson's books are so difficult to find, and this book is a good indication of why. It is a wonderful collection of patterns in crochet, filet crochet,  tatting and hairpin work from the WWI era. In addition to the numerous delicate edgings, there are also several collars and yokes, boudoir caps, insertions for items such as chair backs plus much more.

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32 Pages. This little book is truly amazing. There are beautiful designs for purses and accessories all worked in Irish Crochet. There are Opera, Reticule and Handkerchief Bags, as well as several patterns for neckties, bowties, jabots, yokes, collars, belts and a lovely evening cap. This book is extremely rare!

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 32 Pages. Spectacular collection of crocheted items. From purses to pillows, to baby items and edgings. Once you see them, you will be hooked!  Contains beautiful specimens in Arabian Crochet, Heavy Irish Crochet and Rib Crochet. 
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32 Pages. Spectacular collection of crocheted items. From purses to pillows, to baby items and edgings. Once you see them, you will be hooked!  Contains clear illustrations and thorough instructions for making a variety of easily made novelties.
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41 Pages. Contains a charming heavy Irish Tea Cosy, Bon Bon Baskets and Candle Shade to match, Dresser Set, a handsome collar, A richly designed baby carriage cover and cap, Opera bag plus many more lovely crochet novelties. 
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49 Pages. Contains a dainty butterfly nightgown yoke, accessories for a lady's dressing table, work baskets, lace collar and stylish hats, bolster cushions, lunch sets, handkerhief edges, insertions and edges, towels and a complete lesson in tatting. 

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24 Pages.  This lovely book is part of the Lace Maker New Series.  In it is contained exquiste examples of Edwardian era Irish Crochet. This instruction book is not for the novice - it contains photos of finished laces with descriptions of how the lace is constucted. It does not provide detailed step by step instruction. If the reader is skilled at Irish Crochet, this book will be a Masters course in the technique.
Please note that Mme. Hadley was a Lace Maker, and not a pattern writer. Her patterns are not the easiest to follow - but her wisdom and skills are the best of her day. She was the editor of the Butterick lace making books, winner of the 1892 World's Fair lace making competition and shop owner who supplied and repaired laces for the finest families in the country.

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24 Pages.  This lovely book is part of the Lace Maker New Series on the topic of Filet Crochet. There are over seventy-five lovely detailed illustrations for edgings and insertions with detailed instructions to make them. The insertion designs include a swan, elephant, hare, duck, chicken, doves, cow, peacock, bee, dragon, butterfly and much more. This edition is a goldmine of creative Filet Crochet designs, suitable to decorate the finest linens.
Please note that Mme. Hadley was a Lace Maker, and not a pattern writer. Her patterns are not the easiest to follow - but her wisdom and skills are the best of her day. She was the editor of the Butterick lace making books, winner of the 1892 World's Fair lace making competition and shop owner who supplied and repaired laces for the finest families in the country.

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25 Pages.  This lovely book is part of the Lace Maker New Series with lessons in two embroidery techniques, Louis XIV Embroidery and Punch Work. Louis XIV (also called Casal Guidi) Embroidery is worked on canvas using a heavier cord and background stitches to make lovely raised designs. Punched work is worked on open weave linen and is mainly worked in the background, bringing the design out from the cloth. This is a stunning technique that is masterfully shown with detailed instruction and lovely finished designs.
Please note that Mme. Hadley was a Lace Maker, and not a pattern writer. Her patterns are not the easiest to follow - but her wisdom and skills are the best of her day. She was the editor of the Butterick lace making books, winner of the 1892 World's Fair lace making competition and shop owner who supplied and repaired laces for the finest families in the country.

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24 Pages.  This lovely book is part of the Lace Maker New Series on the topic of Venetian Crochet. This lovely technique is a crocheted representation of Venetian lace that is worked in a similar fashion to Irish Crochet. It is beautifully constructed of motifs and background stitches. Patterns include several lovely purses, elaborate collars and fancy edgings.
Please note that Mme. Hadley was a Lace Maker, and not a pattern writer. Her patterns are not the easiest to follow - but her wisdom and skills are the best of her day. She was the editor of the Butterick lace making books, winner of the 1892 World's Fair lace making competition and shop owner who supplied and repaired laces for the finest families in the country.

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32 Pages.  This lovely book is part of the Lace Maker New Series, the second in the series on the topic of Filet Crochet. .In addition to the numerous lovely filet insertions and edgings, this book also contains patterns for beautiful bedspreads, pillows, a lampshade, table runners, purses and much more. A great collection of filet crochet designs.
Please note that Mme. Hadley was a Lace Maker, and not a pattern writer. Her patterns are not the easiest to follow - but her wisdom and skills are the best of her day. She was the editor of the Butterick lace making books, winner of the 1892 World's Fair lace making competition and shop owner who supplied and repaired laces for the finest families in the country.

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32 Pages. This books is a tatter's dream! It is loaded with fantastic patterns such as many edgings and insertions, a tatted parasol, a lovely collar and insertion for a waist blouse and a beautiful tatted yoke. There are also tatted edgings for centerpieces and doilies, exquisite insertions for pillows, a lovely infant's cap, hankerchiefs and boudoir accessories. An amazing book - one of the best of the Sophie LaCroix series! It is often difficult to find really- REALLY great tatting books from this period. This book is spectacular! There are a wide range of projects - some seen nowhere else, and easy to follow instructions.

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15 Pages. This book contains a lovely collection of projects. The first is a beautiful bag crocheted in silver thread, next are an assortment of beautiful edgings including a mosaic corner insertion and an Altenberg Lace Triangle. Lastly as part of the Weldon's Alphabet series, this book contains Filet Crochet motifs for the letters Q, U, X, Y, and Z. This is lovely work, and the delicate little bag would make a lovely bridal accessory!

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15 Pages. For a period enthusiast, this edtion should be of great interest! It contains knitting patterns for Ladies' coats and hats, coats for children, infant's bootees, child's stockings and a lovely knitted lace corner edging. The styles are classic for the Edwardian era, with several styles of coats and fabulous knitted hats for all ages including a Dutch Bonnet for a young child. This book contains lovely illustrations and descriptive knitting instructions.

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15 Pages. A wonderful collection of fourteen designs for crocheted edgings and insertions from the Edwardian Era. There are lovely works here, including an obscure technique called Shadow Crochet. There is also a stunning corner for a Tablecloth in a Greek Key design and also a stunning lace edging and insertion with a ribbon pattern.

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15 Pages. This edition from Weldon's carries some fantastic projects. The many projects are a Girl's Jersey with Front Opening, Knitted Bed Sock, Lady's Coat with Roll Collar, Two Caps for a Child, Gentleman's Glove, Girl's Coat in Mullion Stripe, Boy's Jersey Suit, Child's Coat, Girl's coat with matching hat in Banister Pattern, Knitted Aero Cap for Lady or Gentleman. A wealth on wonderful vintage knitting patterns!

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15 Pages. The art of Pen Painting dates back nearly 600 years, when it was done with goose quill and colored pigments, this book from Weldon's revives this art and provides instuction on how it was done in the Edwardian era, 100 years ago. There are dozen to tips and techniques that will provide the artist with the skills and ideas needed to make these lovely items for household decor. This book also includes a restored template of free designs that accompanied the original book. PLEASE NOTE - this book often makes mention of obtaining iron on transfers by mail, these might be found as antique patterns, but they are quite scarce to locate. The value of this book is the techniques that it teaches, but not all of the designs shown are available. If you have artistic skills, you may be able to duplicate them by the drawings shown in this book, but most are probably out of print.

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15 Pages This edition contains a wide range of wonderful projects to fit every creative need. Included are several narrow decorative edgings, insertions for a tea cloth, two lace collar bows, a child's slipper, a lady's coat in a shell pattern and a lady's hat.

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15 Pages. This is a lovely book with a wide variety of crochet projects. There are loaded of Filet crochet patterns in this edition, including the letter "A" from the Wledon's alphabet series. There is also a Filet Crochet majestic Swan and also a Stag insertion as well as a lovely chair bar in a tulip design. Also included are Cluny Crochet lace edgings, a handsome table cloth in a Medallion Design, a Vine Pattern Insertion and lastly and adorable Child's Coat for a 4 to 6 year old girl.

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15 Pages. This book is a goldmine of design ideas for crocheted lace edgings. Whether you fancy a wide border lace such as the lovely Iris Lace seen on the cover or narrow laces corners & edges, it is all here. This edition also includes lovely insertions and motifs including the stunning Wheel & Square lace that is constructed of motifs. A rich and varied selection suitable for a multitude of design purposes.

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15 Pages.This edition is a MUST HAVE for those who work crocheted laces. There are several very interesting projects in here that will be of great inspiration. The first is a lovely crocheted bag and several varieties of beautiful doilies. The next is a very lovely crocheted insertion that has the appearance of Drawn Thread Work. There is a nice variety of 6 different crocheted edgings with corners and lastly the spectacular vine leaf triangle insertion seen on the cover. Quite a nice book!

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15 Pages. A very interesting book with a huge amount of useful and creative projects. This books is part of Weldon's Alphabet series and contains the letters D, E, F, and G in Filet crochet motifs. In addition to this there is the lovely crocheted motif for a bedspread as seen on the cover. There is also a lovely assortment of crocheted laces for edgings, a Rose Spray Triangle insertion and a Filet Crochet square with a Spider design. There are also patterns for a handy bag, an exquisite doily and lastly  a unique crocheted "Bath Strap" - very handy for scrubbing your back! A great edition!

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15 Pages. A wonderful book filled with a number of useful projects. There is a shooting glove, with the thumb and trigger finger free with two variations on this pattern for soldiers and sailors. There is also a Child's Knitted Bonnet, a Boy's Jersey, Striped Petticoat with bodice,  gloves for a child, Baby's knitted Jacket and hat, an easy Knitted Spencer, socks for a Gentleman and a child, and a lovely Loraine Lace border with mitered corner. Beautiful projects to keep you busy!

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15 Pages. This edition holds a treasure trove of wonderful knitting projects. For the Sock Knitter, it is an especially nice find. It contains 5 different sock patterns for the entire family, a "Puttee Hose" legging for a lady, Child's Overall with gaiters, child's knitted suspenders, a Lady's knitted coat with military collar, a spectacular doily with a star pattern, and several lace edgings and corners. This book is well illustrated and contains detailed knitting instructions for all projects.

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15 pages. A wonderfully distinct collection of Edwardian era crocheted garments and decor. In this edition there are instructions for making a lovely shawl, a comisole top, exquisite laces and insertions for sideboard cloths or chair backs, a lace top for casement curtains and triangle insertions. These are stunning one-of-a-kind designs - a classic and well illustrated book.

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15 Pages. This edition of Weldon's is a hodge-podge of lovely crochet projects. If you are looking for design ideas - this book has it all. There are patterns for a Lady's Raglan Coat, Lady's Cardigan Jacket, Lady's Undervest, and Child's Petticoat & Shoe. For infant's there is a Jacket, a Bonnet, a Boot, Rattle and Pram cover. There are also patterns for a Tea Cosy, Shawls, a Wristlet for a Watch and Bed Socks. There is a little bit of everything here!

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15 Pages. Broderie Anglaise is one of the most popular forms of white embroidery, often referred to as English Embroidery or as the French call it, Broderie Anglaise. In this edition there is instruction in ladder work, initials and monograms and also punched work. There are many detailed diagrams on how to make the stitches and the various techniques. A wonderful look at the embroidery that was worked for many generations in the UK.  PLEASE NOTE: Many of the illustrations in this book are from transfers that could be purchased through the mail and they are long out of print. Some can still be found with antiques sellers, but please be aware that they all might not be available.

 

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15 Pages. A beautiful assortment of Edwardian Era crocheted laces suitable for the perfect touch to your decor. Here you will find patterns for towel laces & insertions, a lovely inset for a cushion with Filet Song Birds, Filet Square with the initial "HR", a Breakfast Tray Coth, an inset with the year "1916", simple edgings & insertions and lovely laces for blinds. Also included is a pattern for a dainy crocheted bon-bon basket.

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15 Pages. This edition of Weldon's instructs in the lovely art of Applique, creating lovely designs with with embroidery and simple shapes of cloth. There NO transfers in this book for the appliques or the patterns seen in this book, but there are instructions for the various embroidery stitches and techniques such as Shadow Applique, Net Applique and Jacobean Crewel Embroidery. The photos are big and clear, and the simple shapes would be very easy to replicate even with the mail-away transfers. A beautiful technique and a rare find for the Weldon's series!

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15 Pages. This book is the second in a series of three books on the topic of Broderie Anglaise. Broderie Anglaise is the French name for English Embroidery, a beautiful form of white embroidery that has been popular in the British Isles for hundreds of years. In this edition there is instruction in Cut Work, Ladder Work and other variants of fine embroidery. It is loaded with valuable information and tips, such as which threads to use, working eyelets, attractive corners for an afternoon tea cloth, table center and other exquisite embroidered household linens. PLEASE NOTE: Many of the illustrations in this book are from transfers that could be purchased through the mail and they are long out of print. Some can still be found with antiques sellers, but please be aware that they all might not be available.

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15 Pages. A beautiful collection of rare and unique crocheted laces and insertions with a multitude of applications. Most of the laces in this edition are narrow laces for use on towel edgings and lingerie. There are beautiful designs for crocheted insertions for uses in table linens and doilies. There are also very lovely floral lace trims designed for use in curtains. The patterns are quite beautiful and unique - a goldmine of inspiration!

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15 Pages. There is a wonderful art to creating life-like flowers with embroidery, and the Edwardians were masters at it. This edition of Weldon's is the first of the series which describes the techniques and stitches one would use to bring these beautiful flowers to life. There are diagrams for stitch directions and clear insructions of the colors and techniques needed for replicating this art. There are twenty-six different flowers shown here including Honeysuckle, Wisteria, Clover, Wild Roses, Forget-Me-Nots, Violets, Jasmine, Thistles, Campion, Phlox, Fuschia, Lilies of the Valley, Narcissus and much more.

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15 Pages. Some of the most beautiful examples of crocheted lace can be found in the old Weldon's series - this book is no exception! This edition contains instructions for the beautiful Butterfly Pattern Lace triangle and Tea Cosy shown on the cover. In addition to this there is a lovely butterfly motif and several other lace trim designs for use in items such as Tray Cloths, Sideboard Cloths, Chairbacks and Table Strips. There is also a Maltese Point Lace edging and insertion. This work is exquisite!

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17 Pages. This wonderful book is a fabulous resource for WWI era fancy Golf stockings for Menand boys - and even a cute Tennis Stocking for a lady. PLEASE NOTE - It does, however have a flaw. One of the patterns has a big piece missing from it. The written instructions for this pattern are intact, but the diagram for this pattern is missing the upper quarter. There are still twelve other patterns that are untouched in this fascinating book!

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19 Pages. This book contains a stunning assortment of ladies sweaters from the early 1930's. There are eight different patterns to choose from, ranging in style from the simple jumper to the exquisite knitted lace pullover with an adaptable neck. There is also a pattern with a circular yoke, a tartan plain jumper and the beautiful Russian Style jumper. A lovely collection for lovers of yesterday and fashion lovers of today!

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18 Pages. Lovely and Lacey - these jumpers, or sweaters in the US are beautiful works of art. They are all worked in various crochet stitches with lovely decorative finishings. This book also contains a page of stitch instructions that is written in both English and French. The designs are timeless and quite unlike other jumpers seen from thsi era - and the patterns are designed for a number of different figure types. A wonderful book!

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26 Pages. This edition contains a lovely assortment of Flapper era crochet lingerie and boudoir items. Included are large photographs and instructions to make thirteen yokes, a lace edging for an envelope chemise, four very lovely boudoir caps and boudoir slippers. Also included are some intriguing designs in Hairpin Lace. There are well illustrated instuctions in the technique of Hairpin Lace. The finished projects are a back powder puff with matching hair receiver; a matching boudoir cap, negligee and candle shade and a pin cushion top. A great set of patterns for lovers of vintage fashion.

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26 Pages. This book is the first of the series by Winifred Clark. This is an excellent instruction book in tatting and crochet. The illustrations are huge, the instructions are clear and concise and the designs are simply lovely. Patterns included in this book are several beautiful edgings, insertions and medallions. There is also a lovely oval table mat, a little coin purse with a rose, two yokes, edgings for towls and linens, a see-saw back drier, a plate doily and a decorative ribbon holder. Most of the patterns are crochet.

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