Weldon's 2D #37 c.1888 - Practical Decorative Needlework, Embroidered Bags & Gifts
15 Pages. This is a very unique collection of designs for Victorian era purses, bags, sachets and puncushions - including a "Ridicule" bag design from 1830 to 1835. The book contains written instructions to makes the bags, wood cut engravings showing pattern charts and shapes to make the bags. This is a great book combining hand sewing and embroidery to make these delicate works of art.
This book is an early Victorian era edition from the long running Weldon's Practical Needlework series. This edtion is the informative second book in a series of two titles on the topic of Decorative Needlework. This is a rare edition with instructions to add an embroidered flair to garments and accessories.