15 Pages. A beautiful collection of twelve crocheted yoke patterns for nightgown, chemises and brassiere from the Edwardian era. The patterns are very simple to follow, and the designs are lovely. If you are looking for a starter book to make yokes from this period, I recommend this book - the patterns are lovely and not too complex.
18 Pages. Although this book is small, it does not lack in quantity of wonderful Yokes. The work is in crochet, filet crochet and tatting and the items include a combinations suit and an evening gown comisole. A beautiful collection!
16 Pages. This edition is a picture book of chrated Filet Crochet patterns. There is an instruction page on how to make Filet Crochet, but there are NO instructions with the individual designs. This is simple work to recreate, and if you can crochet, you can make these lovely designs. The patterns includ a lovely lace collar, a rooster, birds, church laces plus much more.
30 Pages. Pages. Lacey- Lacey - Lacey! This book is filled with lovely frilly things. Two different versions of this book were printed, and they are close to identical! This edtion contains collars, doilies, table cloths, purses, boudoir items and much more. There are two tatted purse patterns in this edtion not included in the later edtion. All item are worked in Tatting and crocheted Maltese Lace Work. Stunning Work!
28 Pages. Lacey- Lacey - Lacey! This book is filled with lovely frilly things. Two different versions of this book were printed, and they are close to identical! This edtion contains collars, doilies, table cloths, purses, boudoir items and much more. All item are worked in Tatting and crocheted Maltese Lace Work. Stunning Work!
20 Pages. A fabulous collection of crocheted accessories for the boudoir and the home. In this edition there are two lovely yokes, 5 lovely towels, four doilies and centerpieces. In addition to there there are boudoir accessories such as a dresser cover, a night dress case and a pillow case. There is also a fabulous Italian Crochet center piece, a bridge set with napkins, twelve assorted gift items, including infants, a shampoo jacket and a lovely silk crocheted purse.
33 Pages. This book is a treasure trove of very cool projects. There are many small projects in this edtion that would be great as take-along projects on a road trip or while commuting. The work is in Crochet and Tatting. Some examples of the projects are a lamp shade (seen on cover), many yokes for ladies nightgowns and lingerie, doilies, wire hanger covers, several purses and even a cover for a fern jar. Lots of fun here!
31 Pages. A fabulous book with patterns using Embroidery, Tatting and Crochet. In crochet, there are some lovely obscure edgings, a silk taffe bag, a Jabot and collar chich look to be Irish Crochet, edgings for guest towels, a filet crochet corset cover, many yokes for gowns and lingerie, a sweater, a pillow and scarf for the boudoir, boudoir cap, doilies, infant's items and much more! This book is filled with a wealth of designs!
15 Pages. A lovely collection of very old designs for edgings and insertions. The book claims these designs were left to Virginia Snow by her Grandmother, so many of the patterns are from pre Civil War and even earlier. There are edging designs for Filet Bedspreads, Lingerie, Towels, Handkerchiefs, Yokes, Corset Covers, Camisoles, Table Linens, Bed Linens, Bath Linens, Pillow Cases and Sheets. There are some very lovely designs that you don't often see.
18 Pages. A fabulous assortment of vintage edgings, medallions and insertions for a wide variety of uses. There are three edgings for Filet Bedspreads - fourteen edgings for lingerie, towels and handkerchiefs. There are also fourteen edgings for Yokes, Corset Covers and camisoles - twelve edgings for table linens, bed linens and bath linens - ten edgings for pillow cases and sheets - nine edgings for dinner cloths, luncheon sets, doilies and centerpieces - plus eleven edgings and insertions for dresser scarfs, napkins and lingerie
14 Pages. A very lovely collection of vintage sweater designs worked in filet crochet and knitting. The styles are very unique to the era, and quite beautiful. In addition to the ladies sweaters there are also patterns for a lady's and a man's scarf and also four crocheted men's neckties. A lovely book!
15 Pages. Beadwork books are very popular! This edition from Virginia Snow is a collection of wonderful beadwork projects. There are two beaded crystal lampshades - I've never seen these elsewhere! There are pearl necklaces and beaded chains, four knitted and beaded purses - and two crocheted beaded purses - including a miser's bag. In addition to this, there are also patterns for a tasseled shade cord and a beautiful lamp shade that are worked in crochet only.
30 Pages. An excellent assortment of turn of the century crochet patterns to make a wide assortment of lovely purses, handbags, lingerie cords and laces for home decor. The technique include filet crochet, Irish crochet, and cord work. This is an extremely hard to find edition of this series - and books such as these grow even more scarce by the day. Complete instructions are included for every purse shown, as well as an excellent stitch glossary which contains basic stitch instruction for all of the stitches used.