64 Pages. A rare and exciting collection of late Victorian era crocheted purses, bags and beadwork. The patterns are one-of a kind and will surely please crafters and historians alike. There are a wide variety of styles, from the small coin purses to the larger chatelaine bags. There is even two miser's bag, one small bag in plain knitting, a tobacco bag and the crocheted silk belt. A wide selection of late Victorian era crocheted beaded bags and purses. The instructions are well explained with a stitch glossary and the styles are lovely and unique. There are miser's purses, a tobacco bag, beaded chatelaine bags, small coin purses (several beaded) and even a crocheted silk belt. A goldmine for crafters and historians alike! A fabulous book!
39 Pages. This books contains an exquisite, one-of-a-kind collection of stunning garments and accessories from the time of World War I. All of the items are worked in Crochet, Knitting or Tatting, so there is something for everyone here. The garments include a gorgeous Child's crocheted sweater coat, Lady's knit aviation cap, knitted motor scarf, crocheted Indian style belt, a tatted purse, a crochet boudoir cap, a dress hanger, lovely crocheted ballerina sandals, baby's crochet cap booties and sacque, a crochet luncheon set, filet crochet lamp shade, two crochet baskets, a baby's crochet booties, cap and carriage set, four lovely crochet purses (not all of them are pictured), and lastly a man's crochet necktie and scarf. The Heminway series of books contain a wide range of projects, but are best known for their stunning purses and bags. Each and every book contains beautiful examples of WWI era bags in imaginative designs. This book not only contains these lovely purses, but also holds a wealth of other projects. A great assortment of quickly made gifts!
72 Pages. If you purchase any book from this series - this is the one you should choose! This edition is jam-packed with amazing one-of-a-kind crochet and tatting projects. There are not just a few purses - there are seventeen of them! In addition to the purses, this book contains dozens of items such as fancy tassels, pillows, button covers, candle shade and assorted edgings. There are also many garments including socks, caps and sacques for babies and children; a tie, scarf and hat for men, as well as camisole, breakfast cap, chemise and more for ladies. This is a wonderful book!
The Heminway series of books contain a wide range of projects, but are best known for their stunning purses and bags. Each and every book contains beautiful examples of WWI era bags in imaginative designs. This book not only contains these lovely purses, but also holds a wealth of other projects.
56 Pages. This is another wonderful book from Heminway that is filled with imaginative projects from the time of World War I. There is a wealth of ideas in these pages, all with well written instructions and beautiful photography of the finished design. The items are worked in Crochet, Knitting and Tatting. For children there are booties pillows, bonnets and caps. Also included are 7 wonderful bags and purses, three adorable fancy hats for girls, necklaces, belts, a girdle and pouch, a beautiful lamp shade in a shamrock design and two pillows with war time motifs. For men there are several neck ties, as well as a scarf and wristers. For women there is a camisole yoke, boudoir cap, patrician robe and a trench vest. Included with all of this are many lovely edgings worked in crochet and tatting. The Heminway series of books contain a wide range of projects, but are best known for their stunning purses and bags. Each and every book contains beautiful examples of WWI era bags in imaginative designs. This book not only contains these lovely purses, but also holds a wealth of other projects.
58 Pages. This wonderful book contains a beautiful collection of WWI era extravagances that a lady could make for herself and her home. It begins with 46 stunning edgings - 6 of them in tatting with detailed instruction in making them. Next there are two patriotic items - a service flag and a pillow with the allies flags from WWI. Next there is a vase doily in Irish Crochet, the "Magic Pillow", lamp shade, handkerchief case, powder case, bag and boudoir scarf set with butterfly accents. For infants there is the Marabou set consisting of a cap, sacque and bootees, and also two bonnets - one with a Grecian style border and the other a fancy bonnet called the Fleur-de-Joie (which also has a matching pillow and carriage robe) plus several more beautiful items for infants. For ladies and girls there are hats, tams, sweaters, belt, several purses and a gown yoke. A great selection of patterns all from 100 years ago!
60 Pages. A stunning assortment of patterns to make delicate laces and vintage fashions in crochet, knitting and tatting. For the tatting lovers, there are five unique lace edgings. For knitters, there is a girls sweater with matching tam and even a man's neck tie. In crochet there are loads of patterns for women's fashions, several men's neck ties and bow ties, infants garments and afghans, several purses - including a lovely beaded number, a library set in Venetian crochet, a lamp shade and gorgeous tassel trims for dresses or shawls. A very well written assortment of patterns that get your creative juices flowing!
45 Pages. This is an excellent assortment of crochet (and a few knitting) patterns from the roaring twenties. The patterns are mostly sweaters and accessories for women, however there are some beautiful fashions for infants and children - including a lovely Irish Crochet bonnet - that should not be missed. In addition to the garments, there are very lovely accessories such as a steel beaded purse, a finger purse, a crochet basket for sweets, a collar case for men, Irish Crochet collar and cuffs for a lady and so much more! A great book filled with lovely patterns.
20 Pages. There can't be a more simple and luxurious way to pamper the man in your life than with a crocheted silk necktie! This lovely edition contains patterns and instructions to make 15 assorted neck ties and one lovely bowtie. The Heminway company was a silk compnay, and all the patterns contained here are written to be crocheted with these lovely silks, but are easily adaptable to cottons or wools. This lovely books contains a wonderful selection of crocheted silk necties for the man in your life. There is even a pattern for a Bowtie, which I have not seen anywhere else. The patterns are lovely and colorful and will surely please! What a great gift idea!
32 Pages. This lovely book contains patterns and instructions for 11 beautiful Flapper Era bags worked in beaded crochet. The styles are unique and colorful - also included is a miser's bag and several reticules. A fabulous assortment of eleven Prohibition Era bags and reticules. All of the patterns are beaded crochet work - with colorful designs and unique patterns. Bags such as these are always popular - they are lovely and timeless. A rare treasure indeed! These lovely bags are quite popular and would be wonderful for a night on the town!
36 Pages. A timeless selection of Nineteen lovely Flapper era beaded bags worked in both knitting and crochet. Whether you fancy a large bag such as the knitted "Spinx" bag on the cover or the dainty "Mimi" wrist bag shown below, there is pleny here to keep you inspired! The book includes patterns, charts and color suggestions to recreate these lovely designs. Beaded bags will never go out of fashion! There is something about the elegance and feel of a finely crafted beaded bag that makes them popular even today - eighty years after this book was printed. They make wonderful gifts - or the best kind of personal indulgence!
37 Pages. A third volume of stunning purse designs from the Flapper era! Included are patterns and instructions to make Eighteen bags and wrist purses and three clutch purses. The techniques used are beaded knitting, crochet and embroidery work. The designs are timeless, unique and certain to turn heads! Beaded bags are elegant and timeless, which is why they are still popular today - eighty years after this book was printed. The designs used here are unique to this edition and are made using knitting, crochet and a few clutch purses are embroidered. They are colorful and well constructed and would make wonderful gifts - or for your own wardrobe. A lovely book!
8 Pages. This is a special edition from the Heminway company that contained beautiful Flapper era swing purses. All purses are worked in crochet and there are several that also include beads in the design. The Heminway series of books contain a wide range of projects, but are best known for their stunning purses and bags. Each and every book contains beautiful examples of WWI era bags in imaginative designs.
28 pages. This book contains a stunning assortment of WWI era fashions for ladies and children. The garments nine sweaters and blouses for women, a lovely sweater for a young girl, two beautiful purses - one of them worked in beaded crochet. In addition to all of this there is a turban, fancy hat and three lovely sash belts. The Heminway series of books contain a wide range of projects, but are best known for their stunning purses and bags. Each and every book contains beautiful examples of WWI era bags in imaginative designs. This book not only contains two of these lovely purses, but also holds a wealth of other projects.