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Enlarged chart patterns from Le Filet Ancien #3 c. 1916

ONE complete 11 x 17" chart is included, as well as EIGHT pages of instruction in the beautiful art of NETTING.

Finished Squares measure approximately 12 inches square.
Finished Borders measure approximately 3 inches wide.

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Enlarged chart patterns from Le Filet Ancien #3 c. 1916

TWO complete 11 x 17" charts are included, as well as EIGHT pages of instruction in the beautiful art of NETTING.

Large insertion measure approximately 23 x 15 inches.
Two side insertions measure approximately 21 x 7 inches.

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Enlarged chart pattern from Le Filet Ancien #3 c. 1916

ONE complete 11 x 17" chart is included, as well as EIGHT pages of instruction in the beautiful art of NETTING.

Finished Pattern measures 35" x 25"

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Enlarged chart pattern from Le Filet Ancien #3 c. 1916

ONE complete 11 x 17" chart is included, as well as EIGHT pages of instruction in the beautiful art of NETTING.

Finished Pattern measures 88" x 60"

**Please note - due to the enormity of this design, the detail of the chart is not as clear as many of the others.

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Enlarged chart pattern from Le Filet Ancien #3 c. 1916

ONE complete 11 x 17" chart is included, as well as EIGHT pages of instruction in the beautiful art of NETTING.

Finished Pattern measures 37" x 34"

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Enlarged chart pattern from Le Filet Ancien #3 c. 1916

ONE complete 11 x 17" chart is included, as well as EIGHT pages of instruction in the beautiful art of NETTING.

Finished Pattern measures 32" x 32"

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Enlarged chart patterns from Le Filet Ancien #3 c. 1916

TWO complete 11 x 17" charts are included, as well as EIGHT pages of instruction in the beautiful art of NETTING.

Four  large insertions measure approximately 12 x 12 inches.
Two edgings measure approximately 3 inches wide.

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Enlarged chart patterns from Le Filet Ancien #3 c. 1916

ONE complete 11 x 17" chart is included, as well as EIGHT pages of instruction in the beautiful art of NETTING.

Finished Squares measure approximately 12 inches square.
Finished Borders measure approximately 3 inches wide.

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Enlarged chart patterns from Le Filet Ancien #3 c. 1916

ONE complete 17.5 x 24" chart is included, as well as EIGHT pages of instruction in the beautiful art of NETTING.

Finished Design is approximately 38" square.

PLEASE NOTE: This design was enlarged from a much smaller original. Although the pattern is still workable, it is lacking the precise detail that is available in the other sets.

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Enlarged chart patterns from Le Filet Ancien #3 c. 1916

TWO complete 11 x 17" charts are included, as well as EIGHT pages of instruction in the beautiful art of NETTING.

Two large insertions measure approximately 18 x 13 inches.
Eight small triangles measure 3.5 to 4.5 inches

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Enlarged chart patterns from Le Filet Ancien #3 c. 1916

TWO complete 11 x 17" charts are included, as well as EIGHT pages of instruction in the beautiful art of NETTING.

Four large rectangular insertions measure approximately 17 x 9 inches.
Four small diamonds measure 6 x 4 inches

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Enlarged chart patterns from Le Filet Ancien #3 c. 1916

ONE complete 11 x 17" chart is included, as well as EIGHT pages of instruction in the beautiful art of NETTING.

Six finished squares measure approximately 6 x 6 inches.

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Enlarged chart patterns from Le Filet Ancien #3 c.1916

FOUR complete 11 x 17" charts are included, as well as EIGHT pages of instruction in the beautiful art of NETTING.

Insertions vary in size and design.

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Enlarged chart patterns from Le Filet Ancien #3 c. 1916

ONE complete 11 x 17" chart is included, as well as EIGHT pages of instruction in the beautiful art of NETTING.

Six finished squares measure approximately 4.5 x 4.5 inches.

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Enlarged chart patterns from Le Filet Ancien #3 c. 1916

TWO complete 11 x 17" charts are included, as well as EIGHT pages of instruction in the beautiful art of NETTING.

Finished insertions measure approximately 8.5 x 8.5 inches each.

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Enlarged chart patterns from Le Filet Ancien #3 c.1916

THREE complete 11 x 17" charts are included, as well as EIGHT pages of instruction in the beautiful art of NETTING.

Edgings vary in size and design.

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Enlarged chart patterns from Le Filet Ancien #4 c.1917

THREE complete 11 x 17" charts are included, as well as EIGHT pages of instruction in the beautiful art of NETTING.

Edgings vary in size and design.

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Enlarged chart patterns from Le Filet Ancien #4 c.1917

TWO complete 11 x 17" charts are included, as well as EIGHT pages of instruction in the beautiful art of NETTING.

Edgings vary in size and design.

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Enlarged chart patterns from Le Filet Ancien #4 c. 1917

ONE complete 17.5 x 24" chart is included, as well as EIGHT pages of instruction in the beautiful art of NETTING.

Finished Design is approximately 51" in diameter.

PLEASE NOTE: This design was enlarged from a much smaller original. Although the pattern is still workable, it is lacking the precise detail that is available in the other sets.

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Enlarged chart pattern from Le Filet Ancien #4 c. 1917

ONE complete 11 x 17" chart is included, as well as EIGHT pages of instruction in the beautiful art of NETTING.

Finished Pattern measures approximately 32" x 32"

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Enlarged chart patterns from Le Filet Ancien #4 c. 1917

THREE complete 11 x 17" charts are included, as well as EIGHT pages of instruction in the beautiful art of NETTING.

Each Panel measures approximately 17.5 x 12 inches.
Also includes SIX different border designs.

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Enlarged chart patterns from Le Filet Ancien #4 c.1917

FOUR complete 11 x 17" charts are included, as well as EIGHT pages of instruction in the beautiful art of NETTING.

Eight Different Designs - Finished size of each design is approximately 12 x 12 inches.

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Enlarged chart patterns from Le Filet Ancien #4 c.1917

TWO complete 11 x 17" charts are included, as well as EIGHT pages of instruction in the beautiful art of NETTING.

Two side panels measure approximately 18.5 x 12.5 inches
Large center panel measures approximately 25.5 x 17.5 inches.
Also included are SIX triangular and FOUR circular medallions in complimentary designs.

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Enlarged chart patterns from Le Filet Ancien #4 c.1917

TWO complete 11 x 17" charts are included, as well as EIGHT pages of instruction in the beautiful art of NETTING.

Medium size square insertions measure 6 x 6 inches.
Rectangular insertions measure 8 x 4 inches.

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Enlarged chart patterns from Le Filet Ancien #4 c. 1917

FIVE complete 11 x 17" charts are included, as well as EIGHT pages of instruction in the beautiful art of NETTING.

Finished Panel measures approximately 106 inches long by 21 inches wide.

PLEASE NOTE: This design set was enlarged from a much smaller original. Although the pattern is still workable, it is lacking the precise detail that is available in the other sets.

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Enlarged chart patterns from Le Filet Ancien #4 c.1917

TWO complete 11 x 17" charts are included, as well as EIGHT pages of instruction in the beautiful art of NETTING.

Small size square insertions measure 4.5 x 4.5 inches.

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15 Pages. Published in the early 20th century, this pattern collection is an exquisite example of Edwardian craftsmanship. There are twelve beautiful and delicate patterns for crocheted edgings, not shown in other books of the series. Also included is the pattern for an Octagon design afghan and an afghan worked in knitting called "Kitten's Ear". There are also several filet crochet chair sets including designs of cherubs, deer, flowers. medallion, teeter totters, diamonds and even a great design of roosters. Please note that there are no charts for the filet designs, just a close up of the finished work to follow. Please see pictures for more detail.

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15 Pages. No Edwardian Era collection is complete without a lovely collection of yokes - Adeline Cordet had two stunning books of them! This collection also has many - MANY edgings in addition to her lovely yokes. These were for decoration of ladies lingerie, corset covers, camisoles and sleepwear. This book is well illustrated and filled to capacity with amazing designs.

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15 Pages.  This is a wonderful collection of instructions for knitted garments that is nearly a century old! There are several patterns for ladies sweaters and wraps. In addition to this there are also some great items for men - including knitted helmuts, socks, fingerless gloves and hats. What better way to bring the past to life than to knit a garment that would have been worn during WWI!

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15 Pages. A beautiful collection of WWI era elegance. This is an assortment of ladies filet crochet stitch sweaters and vests. There are also patterns for some amazing camisoles. They are classy and elegant and they reflect the beauty and passion of the times. If you are al lover of filet crochet, you will most ceratinly love the collection contained in these pages.

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15 Pages. A delightful collection of all of the necessities for a Lady's boudoir - circa 1916! There are several patterns for yokes, but in addition to there there is also patterns for negligees, caps, mules, and electric light shades. Included also are patterns for infant's yokes, caps and booties. This book will not disappoint - there are many wonderful things here to make!

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15 Pages. Here is another wonderful collection of edgings, insertions and medallions from Adeline Cordet. This edition includes some very pretty designs with tassels. All of this work is in crochet, and  there are several patterns for finished designs with the edgings incorporated into them. Wonderful workmanship!

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15 Pages. Now, here is a collection that all tatters will love! Not only are there spectacular pictures and clear instructions - there are also the gorgeous one of a kind patterns that you will find here. There are patterns for Medallions, Edges, and Insertions as you will find in most tatting books of the era. There are also lovely items such as a coin purse, infant's bonnet, napkin rings, a frog closure for a garment plus much more. Tatters will not be bored when they see this one!

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15 Pages.  Back in the days before everything was produced overseas, gifts were made by hand. A lady would spend months preparing her gifts for her family and friends to give for the holidays or for birthdays. This is a wonderful assortment of unique items that any Edwardian lady would love to receive!

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15 Pages. This is a lovely edition of rare Edwardian Era patterns for a Lady's "unmentionables". The workmanship is quite beautiful and unique. It was a common thing to have a book of beautiful yokes in almost every series of the day, this book also contains in addition to yokes, boudoir caps and camisole tops. It is a small reminder that fashions have indeed "Come a long way!"

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23 Pages. Here's a unique bit of trivia... Adeline Cordet also designed for Columbia Yarns. This book is a collection of sweaters and accessories for the entire family from the pages of the Columbia Knitting manuals. There is a great assortment of items ranging from infants to several men's garments. There are also hats, slippers, mittens and ladies clothing. A great way to get some of the wonderful patterns from the more massive Columbia Manuals.

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15 Pages. A huge assortment of over 60 patterns for panels, insertions and motifs worked in crochet and tatting. Some of the finished projects include bedspread, curtain panels, napkins, doilies, table runners and table cloths. The designs are very elaborate and beautiful.

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15 Pages. This collection of lingerie yokes is quite stunning. The yokes are all worked in crochet, included several lovely filet crochet styles with butterflies, irises, violets, birds and four leaf clovers to name a few. The designs are elegant in construction and feminine in design. Also included is a diamond patterned boudoir jacket. A great collection of fine, lacy garments!

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15 Pages.  A lovely collection of 12 different border edgings for doilies and luncheon cloths. There are elaborate designs such as the grape vine design shown on the cover, there is a filet crochet patriotic tea cloth and there are also simple designs such as the pineapple, the daisy and the star. A book filled with wondeful designs with well written instructions.

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16 Pages. those who love to tat will find this book an invaluable resource to satisfy creative desires. In addition to the instructions for 29 lovely edgings and 11 delicate medallions, there is also an infant's bonnet, tiny bootees, centerpieces, doilies, handkerchiefs and collars. A great book!

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26 Pages. this book is a wonderful mixture of techniques, combining many filet crochet charted designs with finished projects and whimisical charted cross stitch patterns shown in full color. The filet crochet projects include yokes, centerpieces, tray cloths, a knitting bag and a lovely Mother Goose bedspread which combines cutwork and filet crochet. this book is just brimming with great projects!

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15 Pages.  This book contains a fine collection of WWI era lingerie and sweater fashions worked in fancy Crochet techniques. All of the sweaters are in a tunic style, that was fashionable at the time, and they are worked in filet crochet with motifs such as butterflies, baskets and flowers. The linger yokes, designed for camisoles and gowns, are lovely works of filet crochet, Mexican Drawn Work and other fancy crochet techniques. The filet designs on the yokes include flowers, wild roses, scrolls and Red Cross designs. All of the filet patterns in this book are shown in easy to follow charts.

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15 Pages.  A lovely collection of delicate filet crochet lingerie and gift projects. The lingerie items are five different camisole yokes featuring designs such as roses, daffodils and butterflies. The gift items include a hot roll napkin, a baby's cap, chair tidy, patriotic gifts with insignias of the Red Cross and YMCA, and two bread tray cloths. A nice assortment of patterns!

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31 Pages. This book is filled to capacity with an amazing assortment of projects. Most of the projects are charted filet crochet designs, but also included are sweaters and a scarf worked in knitting and also crochet. The filet crochet patterns are useful items for the home and the designs include such items as fruit baskets, cornucopia, flower basket and even a lobster. Anne Orr designs are fabulous and the patterns are well written. A lovely mixture of wonderful patterns.

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31 Pages. The centerpieces and luncheon sets contained in this edition are simply stunning. The patterns include designs such as roses medallions, pineapples, stars, butterflies and shells. Three of the sets are crocheted throughout, the remaining twelve sets are decorative edgings which surround a fine linen center. A wonderful edition that will add a touch of nostalgic elegance to your table.

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33 Pages. This is a huge collection of charted designs for filet crochet work. The uses and possibilities here are endless. Most of the 88 figures in this book are charts only, There are two patterns with complete written instructions, but all of the others are charts only. The designs include borders and large motifs with a wide variety of themes. There are also three finished designs that are in glorious colors. This is a book that is loaded with wonderful ideas!

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15 Pages. A lovely assortment of filet crochet designs for motifs and lovely frilly lace edgings for handkerchiefs, towels or whatever you fancy. There are instructions for 31 various edgings for all skill levels in addition to these, there are 19 edgings without written instructions for advanced workers. For filet designs there are borders and insertions with floral and bird designs. Endless possibilities!

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15 pages. This is a beautifully illustrated pattern book of thirteen knitted and crocheted sweaters from the time of WWI. These are all simple designs, a few of them also include a full page chart showing how the finished pieces of the sweaters would look before they are pieced together. There are a few Filet Crochet, which also include charts for creating the designs. This is an excellent book and a highly detailed study in vintage sweater designs.

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20 Pages.  The AWB series of books contain beautiful and elaborate crocheted and tatted laces. This edition is filled with wonderful lacy yokes and collars for  lingerie from the time of WWI. There is nothing more elegant and feminie than these lovely laces, designed to adorn delicate lingerie. There are several techniques used, including filet crochet. tatting and Venetian medallions. Not only are they lovely, they are an historical art form.

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15 Pages. This is a lovely collection of crocheted and tatted items from the time of WWI. The patterns are quite lovely and very unique to this designer. There is the lovely baby jacket pictured on the cover. There are also lovely dresser linens, yokes and collers, centerpieces, a crocheted bag and two lovely infants bonnets. This book is a goldmine of small projects!

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12 pages. This is an extremely hard to find edtion from the Bear Brand series from the time of WWI.  In this book are eight lovely patterns for fashionable crocheted bags.  The patterns include excellent, easy to follow charts for the graphic designs, and simple to follow written patterns. This is a fabulous book that is filled with beautiful vintage purse patterns.

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37 Pages. A wonderful WWI Era collection of Afghans, hats, slippers, shrug, scarves, shawls and vests. Some very pretty styles for this era - a very rare book!

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129 Pages. WWI era collection of knitted and crocheted items for the entire family - from socks to hats and everything in between. Bear books are fantastic timecapsules of patterns that are still functional today. A wonderful and very rare book!

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32 Pages. A classic collection of WWI Era knitted and crocheted women's sweaters. The stitch patterns are simple to make and the patterns are very well written including several charts and pattern diagrams. There is an especially lovely bolero would be gorgeous to make in today's modern yarns. Lovely collection!

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97 Pages. Volume 20 in my long line of Bear Brand books. This edition has a large collection of Sweaters, Vests and Socks for the whole family. The work is Knitting and Crochet and there is a nice stitch glossary in the beginning of the book to help recreate the stitches.

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49 Pages. A fine collection of sweaters and "vestees" all worked in Filet Crochet. The styles are mainly for women, with a few items for children.  A very rare book full of WWI era sweater patterns.

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48 Pages. A charming collection of Flapper era Sweaters, Shawls, Tams and Vests for the fashionable lady of the time. The designs in in both knitting and Crochet, there seems to be a few more knitted items in this volume.

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113 Pages. A large collection of knitted and crochet garments for the entire family from the Prohibition Era. There is more of an emphasis on knitting than in previous editions and a lovely collection of accessories, including socks and gloves.

*** Please note that this book is missing Pages 7 and 8 in the instruction section at the front of the book. These pages hold knitting stitch patterns. The book will be discounted until these pages are recovered.

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48 Pages. Now this collection is very unique! The patterns are almost exclusively for knitters. There are a very few childrens items, mainly this book is for women. There are Sweaters, Scarfs, Tams and lovely Dresses from the early Prohibition era.

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191 Pages.  A spectular vintage collection of knitting and crocheting patterns for everyone in the home. There are patterns for everything in here, including afghans, many infant's patterns, childrens clothing including coats, lovely hats, sweaters and vestees for ladies. This book is huge!

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15 Pages. If you have been looking for a great assortment of gifts in crochet and knitting - look no further! This book has it all! The projects consist of a gorgeous Irish Crochet Boudoir cap, a filet crochet rose collar and cuffs, the Rose Girl bedroom set - complete with pincushion and nightdress case, a stunning Venetian Crochet shawl, two bags, flower trimmings for hats, knitted doily and fancy knitted lace edgings. This is a great mixture of quality projects that make the perfect gift.

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15 Pages.  Your child will absolutely love these imaginative hand knitted toys - the same way their great-grand parent probably did nearly 100 years ago. This book contains a beautiful selection of toys worked in knitting, including  horse,  teddy-bear,  golliwog,   camel,  sheep,  pig,  cow, kitty, terrier dog, tiger, lion and a majestic elephant. Also including a complete layette set for a 16-inch baby doll - including vest, pilch, petticoat, dress and bonnet. There is also a complete outfit for a boy "Michael" doll - including a vest, a jersey, leggings and a cap. Loads a of great patterns!

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15 Pages. Beaders will love this this rare book from Bestway! An excellent assortment of 32 patterns and instructions to make purses, jewelry, belts, lamp shade, a beaded curtain,  a perfume necklace and other unique projects. The techniques knitting, crochet, making paper beads, weaving on canvas and bead loom work. This is a wonderful book of one hundred year old  patterns and techniques and a rare resource to feed your creativity!

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15 Pages. Soft and functional, this lovely collection of lingerie in knitting will be a favorite with all who love the fashions of roaring 1920's. All patterns are worked in Paton's Behive wool and include a wave pattern underwear set - complete with knickers, petticoat and camisole. Also included is a short sleeve camisole, a shoulder wrap in crochet, a simple dressing jacket that is worked in one straight piece of knitting, the underwear set on the cover that is complete with camisole, knickers and petticoat; shetland knickers in crochet, a boudoir cap in hairpin work, an opera-top vest, and much more! The sizes appear to be in size 34-36, but it should not be difficult to alter these simple styles to larger sizes.

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44 Pages. Good tatting books are difficult to find - especially with projects as lovely as you will find here. This Bucilla edtion is a stunning assortment of projects worked in both Tatting and Filet Crochet. In Filet Crochet, there are lovely yokes, infants and childrens items and gorgeous charted designs for doilies. In tatting there are many yokes and edgings for pillows, scarfs and doilies. The bear family books will never disappoint!

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49 Pages. This beautiful book is truly a revelation to the lover of pretty needlework, containing a large assortment of pretty and fashionable articles. There are filet crochet gown yokes and lingerie, children's and infant's wear, bed spreads, library sets, lamp shades, doilies and much more.

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48 Pages. This is a stunning assortment of WWI era yokes and accessories for the Lady's boudoir. The designs are quite lovely and also include several unique items such as crocheted sachets, filet pillows, sheet and towel "straps" and baskets. These would make wonderful wedding or birthday gifts for a lady who appreciates the finer things in life!

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33 Pages. This is probably the most unique book in the vintage Bucilla collection, and certainly one of my favorites! This is a collection of finely crocheted Indian style baskets, bags, rugs - and even a desk set! If you have a southwest style decor in your home - this book is a goldmine of amazing patterns! I highly recommend this book!

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33 Pages. This lovely book is sure to become a favorite with Crocheters of all styles. There is a lovely Infant's Gown and cap in what seems to be Irish Crochet. There are also several exquisite night gown yokes, and finally several unique items using a crochet-weaving technique mentioned in the #9 edition. These items include a tote bag, a tea tray, a knitting bag, pillow and some lovely rugs.

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49 Pages. This lovely collection of crocheted items is a collection of lady's finer lingerie and boudoir items from the WWI era. Everything from lacy gown yokes to boudoir caps and slippers. A very feminine and lovely collection.

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32 Pages. A fantastic book that is loaded with many lovely projects. It contains patterns for lovely yokes for lingerie, boudoir items, a doll's dress, curtains, dresser scarfs, pillows, bedspreads, an infant's cap, a pincusion and a collar bag. Fabulous!

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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!

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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!

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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.

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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.

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30 Pages. Another Huge collection of projects - Aprons, purses. laces, linens, novelties, yokes plus much, much more. A fantastic assortment of projects!.

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240 Pages. This is a huge manual! This WWI era edition has some particulary nice hats, shawls and afghans - plus a wide variety of knits and crochets for the entire family. There are also a few lovely purses, doll clothing, slippers, socks - you name it!

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195 Pages. A flapper era collection of lovely garments, accessories and afghans for the entire home. This unique edition has 6 lovely designs that are in full color - a rare thing for the early Columbia series! It is also filled with knitting and crochet patterns for women's and men's sweaters and accessories, infant's garments, children's garments and afghans including some lovely Indian Blankets! There are also a patterns for a knitted protector for both an amputated arm and amputated leg, a reminder of WWI. A rare, classic treasure trove of patterns.

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200 Pages. A Beautiful large edition of the fabulous Columbia series of manuals. This edtion has a cover that is similar to the 1919 edtion, and a handful of patterns are the same - but they are very different books in overall content! In this book you will find knitting and crochet patterns for the home and all members of the family. There are several Mens items, items for young adults, children and infants. There is also a very large selection of sweaters and accessories for women and lovely afghans for the home.

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24 Pages. A small book, but full of some wonderful crocheting projects. There are doilies, slippers, a coat set, crocheted vests and yokes, and lace edgings. Another rare book from the fine Columbia Yarn Company

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36 Pages. Aside from a few projects, this edition of the Columbia Cottons series is mostly lovely edgings for linens, curtains, doilies, towels, table cloths, etc. It is loaded with lovely designs and unique techniques such as crochetd edgings using rick rack as a base. There are also many patterns in filet crochet as well. Some of the other patterns include a combing sacque, a mother's apron, infant's pillow and much more!

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36 Pages. This book should be titled "Crocheted Gifts", because everything here would make a wonderful gift for a lucky recipient. There are a wide range of projects here suitable for any crocheting mood. There are bags, such as the Roman Stripe and also the Pantry bag, there are also a number of yokes and collars for Flapper era Lingerie. In addition to this there are edgings for table linens, lovely slippers, delicate infant's caps and doilies. A great book!

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12 Pages. A small collection of 4 lovely sweaters worked in filet crochet. The lovely designs are charted and include all the necessary instructions. This book is a great way to experiment with this type of design without the expense of the bigger, more extensive manuals where they can also be found. Book includes lovely photography of the finished designs.

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28 Pages. This book is one of the best of the era for making the exquisite crocheted bags that you see on the cover.... and it is loaded with them. There are 24 stunning purses, and two other small projects for a wrist purse and a coin purse. A rare and extraordinary edition!

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30 Pages. This lovely book is all about filet crochet, but with a few hidden treasures worked in knitting and standard crochet. For the filet crochet patterns, there are women's sweaters, vestees, slipover coats and a lovely hat. Other patterns include a beautiful pair of sports socks and three beautiful miser's purses.

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48 Pages. This edition is loaded with unique items. There are all sorts of accessories, such as slippers, hats, purses, scarfs and boudoir caps. There are also items for the home such as curtain panels, dainty crocheted baskets and coasters. For the lady's wardrobe, there are crocheted sweaters, spencers, shawl, night gown yoke and girdle.

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49 Pages. This is a wonderful collection of novelties and beautiful linens for the home. There is several patterns for men's neck ties, lovely slippers, yokes and boudour caps for the lady of the house. many items for children, including doll items and lastly there are stunning doilies, centerpieces and edgings worked in Filet Crochet, Cluny Crochet and Tatting.

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65 Pages. In this collection there is a fabulous array of patterns, ranging from the small - napkin rings, slippers, lovely bags and buttons, to larger projects such as sweaters, breakfast jacket, lacy yokes, afghan and a peacock door panel. Although the book is titled 'Lessons in Crochet" there are also knitting patterns included in this edition.

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49 Pages. This edition has some wonderful items for the home and many articles of clothing. Although the title says Crochet lessons, there are several Knitting patterns and a few tatting patterns in here as well. There are some stunning sweaters, bags and purses, vests, men's ties, slippers and even some beautiful aprons. Even a few items worked in Irish Crochet. An excellent look into WWI Americana!

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49 Pages. A beautiful collection of clothing items and many items for the home worked in Standard Crochet, Filet Crochet and knitting. Projects range from the small, such as book marks, necklaces, edgings and doilies to the more elaborate, such as yokes, sweaters, bonnets. A lovely collection of WWI Era handcrafts!

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49 Pages. This book has everything! In addition to the patterns for stunning hats, sweaters, yokes and boudoir caps, there are centerpieces worked in Cluny Crochet, edgings worked in Irish Crochet, filet crochet insertions and motifs. There are also bedspreads, curtains, doilies, aprons plus much more for the home.

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65 Pages. The Corticelli books from the turn of the century had some wonderful patterns, and this edition is no exception. There are many sweaters for every member of the family, as well as wraps, hats, slippers, socks and afghans. There is even a sweater for your dog in this volume!

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49 Pages. This is a beautiful collection of sweaters, hats, slippers, and scarfs for ladies, and lovely children's wear.  Corticelli patterns are stunning, and they often use finer yarns with silk, as this is what Corticelli produced. Although they were designs for the Prohibition era, they are still beautiful examples of fine knitwear for today.

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33 Pages. This edition includes several beautiful patterns for Ladies' sweaters from the Prohibition Era. In addition to these, there are also some lovely wraps and shawls, and lovely coats and sweaters for children. They are worked in both knitting and crochet and there is even a pattern for a beaded silk Miser's Purse.

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61 Pages. This edition is loaded with wonderful projects in knitting and crochet. It is almost exclusively items of clothing for everyone in the home. Some of the items have a military feel to them, such as the cover sweater, and there are others that are quite elegant. The center two pages are even primitively colorized.

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65 Pages. A lovely assortment of World War I era knitted and crocheted clothing and accessories. There is something for everyone in this collection, including ladies' purses and sweaters, items for infants and some beautiful designs for men, including a pair of Men's Bath Slippers.

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56 Pages. Tatters will fall in love with this edition of the Corticelli series because of the huge variety of projects it contains. There are edgings, insertions, medallions, tatted butterfly and initials. In addition to this there are doilies, collars, baby dress, candle shade, baskets, yokes, and much more. Tatters will not be disappointed, there is so much to find here!

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$21.95

136 Pages. This is unlike any crochet manual that I have ever seen from this era. It contains an endless amount of patterns - well over 100 of them! The work is mainly filet crochet and simple crochet, but there are also tatting patterns and knitted sweaters. Projects include household linens, sweaters, baby's bonnets, shawls, afghns, infant's clothing, collars, hats, yokes and much more. A fantastic book!

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32 Pages. A lovely and classically vintage collection of WWI era sweater and vestee patterns for ladies. The work is in knitting and crochet using a wide array of techniques, including knitted lace and filet crochet. There are many different styles which speak of the transition from the more conservative Edwardian era into the flash and sizzle of the roaring 20's. A quite beautiful collection of 15 designs.

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204 Pages. A truly wonderful collection with many designs that are unique to this edition. Patterns are worked in in both Knitting and Crochet. There is an especially nice assortment of crocheted shawls, as well as afghans, infants items sweaters and slippers. Fleisher's huge manuals are never a disappointment!

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$21.95

204 Pages. A huge assortment of patterns in knitting and crochet from the early WWI era. There is something for everyone in the family, from dainty slippers and shawls to amazing exotic motifed afghans. Also included is a huge stitch glossary to aid you in creating these wonderful patterns.

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$21.95

204 Pages. Fabulous edtion of designs in knitting & crochet from the time of WWI. There is a special section in this book devoted to Service Attire and the remainder of the book has a huge assortment of patterns for the entire family.

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192 Pages. A Wonderful collection of Prohibition era knitting and crochet patterns for the entire family. This is a large book with about 200 patterns in it! 
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$9.95

12 Pages. A stunning collection of WWI era ladies bags and men's neck ties worked in knitting and crochet. All of the designs are shown on a single page in full vibrant color. This is a very rare edition of the wonderful Bear Brand collection.

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$15.95

49 Pages. Everyone loves the pre-Depression era Novelty items, and this book is loaded with some great designs. There are many purses, some lovely hats, a belt, a necklace, slippers. hanger covers and even some lampshades. Very Rare!

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$11.95
24 Pages. The book begins with a fascinating study into the history of crochet, along with an excellent instructional section for several useful crochet stitches. Next there are patterns for eleven edgings that are quite beautiful, with full written instructions and beautiful photography. The next section contains patterns for borders and insertions, edgings that are a bit wider than the last section and worked in filet crochet, these  edgings would be perfect for decorative household linens. The next section contains stunning yokes that so grand that they are suitable for a bridal trousseau,and more simple styles for a lady's everyday lingerie. The next sections contains luncheon sets and doilies - nine distinctive patterns that would be beautiful in your home. A treasure trove of patterns!
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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!

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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!

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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.

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$9.95

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.

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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.

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$9.95

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.

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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. A great assortment of quickly made gifts! 

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$18.95

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!

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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.

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$16.95

32 Pages. A lovely and unique selection of Prohibition Era beaded bags. These unique styles are mostly worked in beaded knitting, however there are a few that are crocheted. Also included are patterns for Victorian beaded Collar, beaded Pendant chain and small coin purses. A fabulous resource for the knitter and beader alike!

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$12.95

31 Pages. A huge assortment of lovely crochet yokes in a wide range of designs. Designed by Ann Orr, there are sixteen yokes and five caps worked in various techniques including filet crochet, medallions, hairpin crochet and a lovely shamrock stitch design. Some of the designs include roses, butterflies, bow knot, pansies and a flower basket. The caps are lovely and lacey creations - four of them are boudoir caps and the last is a brimmed sailor's cap.

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$12.95

31 Pages. An extensive collection of crochet patterns for household linens, bonnets and fashions from one of the most prolific designers of this era - Anne Orr. This book contains an extensive array of beautiful filet crochet - including ecclesiastical laces, complete alphabet, a divine grapevile insertion, the stunning peacock door panel shown on the cover and so much more. Also included is a popcorn stitch bonnet, a braissere, a corset cover, Irish Crochet collars and cuffs, a pillow and assorted filet laces. A great book!

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$9.95

23 Pages. An extensive collection of crochet patterns for household linens, bonnets and fashions from one of the most prolific designers of this era - Anne Orr. This book contains the exact same patterns that are in the unrevised version, although slightly fewer. Included in this book are filet crochet edgings, insertions - including the gorgeous grapevine lace and the peacock door panel shown on the cover. There are also church laces, Irish Crochet collar and cuff, a dainty bag, filet crochet brassiere and alphabet. A great collection of lovely patterns.

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$9.95

23 Pages. This book contains a fabulous assortment of delicate filet crochet designs for use in ladies lingerie yokes from the Prohibition era. The designs include a maple leaf yoke, a flower basket yoke, carnation, daisies, scallops, roses, and lily designs. Also included are dozens of designs for insertions , various collars, lovely corners for handkerchiefs, a baby buggy strap and a beautiful bedroom linen set in a clover leaf design. All patterns are in filet crochet and they are stunning!

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$9.95

23 pages. This book, filled with the lovley crochet designs of Anne Orr will inspire you! In it, there are several filect crochet sweaters, sleeveless sweaters and even a breakfast gown with such designs as flowers, butterflies and clovers. Also included are church laces, shawls, edgings & insertions, boudoir caps and a beautiful jonquil yoke pattern. All patterns are fully charted and they also contain easy to follow instructions.

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$9.95

23 Pages. This edition contains a wonderful array of fully charted filet crochet designs from one of the most prolific needleworkers from the dawn of the last century, Anne Orr. In addition to the lovely charts, there are also full instructions to make many things - including several yokes and collars, a piano scarf, doilies, centerpieces, many unique edgings, insertions and medallions. A beautiful set of patterns and ideas to beautiful your world!

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$9.95

23 Pages. A nostalgic and beautiful of filet crochet patterns by designer Anne Orr. There are two beautiful bonnets, two bags, two lacey collars, baby booties, sachet and many edgings and insertions to complete your projects. All patterns contain easy to follow instructions and the filet crochet designs are fully charted to make it easy to make these great patterns.

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$24.95

41 Pages. This incredible book is the third of a series published in France from the time of WWI. Originally published in a large 11 x 17 format, it contains the most amazing assortment of 192 charted lace designs you will see - anywhere! Originally patterned to be worked as Netting or Needle Lace, it would not be difficult to adapt them also to be worked as Filet Crochet as well. The book is available in two sizes - the standard size is 8.5" x 11", and for an additional fee we are also making it available in the original large format of 11" x 17". There are no written instuctions in this book. Aside from the table of contents - which is written in French, the complete contents of this book consists of the gorgeous charted designs.

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$16.95

41 Pages. This incredible book is the third of a series published in France from the time of WWI. Originally published in a large 11 x 17 format, it contains the most amazing assortment of 192 charted lace designs you will see - anywhere! Originally patterned to be worked as Netting or Needle Lace, it would not be difficult to adapt them also to be worked as Filet Crochet as well. The book is available in two sizes - the standard size is 8.5" x 11", and for an additional fee we are also making it available in the original large format of 11" x 17". There are no written instuctions in this book. Aside from the table of contents - which is written in French, the complete contents of this book consists of the gorgeous charted designs.

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$24.95

41 Pages. This incredible book is the fourth of a series published in France from the time of WWI. Originally published in a large 11 x 17 format, it contains the most amazing assortment of 210 charted lace designs you will see - anywhere! Originally patterned to be worked as Netting or Needle Lace, it would not be difficult to adapt them also to be worked as Filet Crochet as well. The book is available in two sizes - the standard size is 8.5" x 11", and for an additional fee we are also making it available in the original large format of 11" x 17". There are no written instuctions in this book. Aside from the table of contents - which is written in French, the complete contents of this book consists of the gorgeous charted designs.

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$16.95

41 Pages. This incredible book is the first of a series published in France from the time of WWI. Originally published in a large 11 x 17 format, it contains the most amazing assortment of 210 charted lace designs you will see - anywhere! Originally patterned to be worked as Netting or Needle Lace, it would not be difficult to adapt them also to be worked as Filet Crochet as well. The book is available in two sizes - the standard size is 8.5" x 11", and for an additional fee we are also making it available in the original large format of 11" x 17". There are no written instuctions in this book. Aside from the table of contents - which is written in French, the complete contents of this book consists of the gorgeous charted designs.

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$22.95

33 Pages. This incredible book is the first of a series published in France from the time of WWI. Originally published in a large 11 x 17 format, it contained the most amazing assortment of 276 charted cross stitch designs. Sadly, however this book was discovered to be missing 8 pages out of the original 40 that it contained. This title is so incredibly rare, that it is unlikely (but not impossible) that they will be found. 

That being said, the designs in the remaining 80% of the book that we do have are amazing - and they are unlike anything that you will see elsewhere from this era! The cross stitch designs are all charted for you on huge charts with suggested colors to use. The reprinted book is available in two sizes - the standard size is 8.5" x 11", and for an additional fee we are also making it available in the original large format of 11" x 17". There are no written instuctions in this book. Aside from the table of contents - which is written in French, the complete contents of this book consists of the gorgeous detailed designs.

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$14.95

33 Pages. This incredible book is the first of a series published in France from the time of WWI. Originally published in a large 11 x 17 format, it contained the most amazing assortment of 276 charted cross stitch designs.

All designs in the book are inspired by the ethnic embroideries of many regions of Morocco and Czechoslavakia. Sadly, however this book was discovered to be missing 8 pages out of the original 40 that it contained. This title is so incredibly rare, that it is unlikely (but not impossible) that they will be found. 

That being said, the designs in the remaining 80% of the book that we do have are amazing - and they are unlike anything that you will see elsewhere from this era! The cross stitch designs are all charted for you on huge charts with suggested colors to use. The reprinted book is available in two sizes - the standard size is 8.5" x 11", and for an additional fee we are also making it available in the original large format of 11" x 17". There are no written instuctions in this book. Aside from the table of contents - which is written in French, the complete contents of this book consists of the gorgeous detailed designs.

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$24.95

41 Pages. This incredible book is the first of a series published in France from the time of WWI. Originally published in a large 11 x 17 format, it contains the most amazing assortment of 188 Point Lace designs you will see - anywhere! The designs are bold and clear, and easy to replicate if you are familiar with this form of needle lace. The book is available in two sizes - the standard size is 8.5" x 11", and for an additional fee we are also making it available in the original large format of 11" x 17". There are no written instuctions in this book. Aside from the table of contents - which is written in French, the complete contents of this book consists of the gorgeous detailed designs.

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$16.95

41 Pages. This incredible book is the first of a series published in France from the time of WWI. Originally published in a large 11 x 17 format, it contains the most amazing assortment of 188 Point Lace designs you will see - anywhere! The designs are bold and clear, and easy to replicate if you are familiar with this form of needle lace. The book is available in two sizes - the standard size is 8.5" x 11", and for an additional fee we are also making it available in the original large format of 11" x 17". There are no written instuctions in this book. Aside from the table of contents - which is written in French, the complete contents of this book consists of the gorgeous detailed designs.

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$9.95

15 pages. This book, the eleventh in the rare Leach's Home Needlework Series, is a delightful collection of fancy knitted lace edgings and insertions for lingerie and household decoration. Included are the "Farnworth" insertion with a lace to match, a handsome key-pattern design for an afternoon tea cloth, pictured on the cover. In addition there are eighteen other lovely edgings and beadings to add the perfect touch to your hand-made creation.

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$9.95

15 Pages. This edition is the thirteenth edition in the rare Leach's Home Needlework series. An exquisite collection of designs by Ella Hodgett, these are heirloom quality works containing delicate patterns such as the clematis design for a sideboard cloth pictured on the cover. There are also several edgings and corners with floral garlands or scrolls and a a project for a lovely lingerie yoke. This is a book of stunning designs, similar to the work of Mary Card.

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$9.95

12 pages. This book is the twenty-first edition of the rare Leach's Home Needlework series. Contained in this book are vintage knitting patterns for a lovely range of projects. Included are patterns for a lovely knitted top for a camisole, several beautiful doilies, two knitted edgings and one crocheted edging. they are beautiful designs  that any knitter would love.

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$9.95

15 Pages. This book is the thirty-first book in the rare Leach's Home Needlework series. A beautiful assortment of original turn-of-the-century crochet patterns for delicate women's lingerie. There are several lovely yokes with floral designs such as daisies and sweet peas. In addition to to these lovely yokes are nine crocheted edgings to add a  finished edge to the lingerie.

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$9.95

15 Pages. This is the thirty-second edition of the rare Leach's Home Needlework series, originally published nearly a century ago.  The patterns in this book, designed by Ella Hodgett, are exquisite crocheted lace butterfly patterned edgings and insertions for use in tea cloths, household linen and even a tea-cosy. The butterflies have a lovely art-deco appeal, the designs are similar to the works of Mary Card, and Australian designer from this same era.

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$9.95

15 pages. This is the forty-first edition of the rare Leach's Home Needlework series, originally published nearly a century ago.  In this book is a great assortment of knitting and crochet projects that are worked in mercerised cotton thread. Included are several vintage style sweaters, two lovely boudoir caps, fashions for children, stockings, purses, crochet lace Brise-Bise curtains and assorted lace edgings.

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$9.95

11 Pages. This is the forty-fifth edition of the rare Leach's Home Needlework series, originally published nearly a century ago. A stunning collection of delicate crochet lace edgings and insertions for a Duchesse set by Ella Hodgett, including a large, medium and small mat and a towel edging all crocheted in the "Diana" pattern.

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$9.95

15 Pages. This book, the fifth in the rare Leach's Home Needlework series contains a  delightful collection of crochet projects that were designed for the home. In this edition there are patterns for such items as a sideboard cloth, two square table mats, fanciful covers for a milk jug and a sugar basin, window curtains, blinds, towels and chair mats.  It is a wonderful collection of patterns, and sure to be a favorite among those who love this wonderful era.

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$9.95

15 Pages. This is the fifty-fourth edition of the rare Leach's Home Needlework series, originally published nearly a century ago. A stunning assortment of crochet lace patterns  for edgings and insertions of tablecloths, tea cloths, or other household linens. The featured design in this book is a delicate lily lace but not to be missed is the lovely Irish Lace edging for use in personal or household linens.

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$4.95

9 Pages.  This book is NOT a pattern book, and the transfers for the designs are not present but it is still a valuable resource for the embroideress. There are articles with information on the wreath design, a butterfly and scallop design, lesson on embroidery, river work and bridal lingerie. Again, this is not a completeand comprehensive book, but it does provide instruction on the proper stitches to use, techniques for placing the designs. If the transfers can be located, they will be added at a later time.

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$17.95

80 Pages.  The first section includes numerous edgings, insertions and motifs, fine delicate crocheted laces for blinds, doilies and tray cloths. The second section is devoted to Linen-Crochet with amazing doilies and supper cloth designs that are trimmed with delicate lace work. The third section is devoted to Filet Crochet, with many lovely designs, many of them Australian themed. This is gorgeous work!

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$16.95

34 Pages.  Mary Card's creations are exquisite. Whether the design is a simple edging or a grand design for a filetcrochet tea cloth or cushion cover, there is no argument that these are some of the most sophisticated works that you will find.  With beautiful charts for the filet designs and very descriptive instructions for the crocheted Venetian lace edgings, this book is a treasure trove of lovely ideas.

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$9.95

23 Pages. Mary Fitch books have some of the most elegant filet patterns from the era. She have quite a knack for creating luxury within her designs and this edition is a prime example of her talents. Many of the designs are much like what you see on the cover, which is a filet insertion for a sideboard cover.

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$9.95

22 Pages. Filet Crochet is not only a skill, it is a passion. Some of the most elegant designs are made using this technique - and for good reason! They are skillfull crafted work of art made with the simplest of tools - a hook and fine thread. In this book there are the loveliest patterns worked in filet crochet and even a few fine patterns in tatting as well. Included is a fine edging for a collar and cuff set, a beautiful edging for a luncheon set, a gorgeous square yoke with a grapevine design, a bureau scarf with a matching pincushion top, a lovely fan lace edging for a round centerpiece, a tatted edging for a sailor collar, a tatted edging for a luncheon set, a tatted hankerchief bag, a round doily in filet crochet, a tatted butterfly and several more lovely designs.

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$9.95

15 Pages. THis edition contains a fabulous collection of patterns for yokes and collars that are worked in various techniques of crochet as well as tatting. There are a wealth of designs, from simple tatted yokes to elaborate filet crochet yokes for everything from the finest undergarments to blouses and coats. Tatters will also love this book because there are some wonderful and intricate creations that can be found here. This is a fantastic book from a scarce series!

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$9.95

15 Pages. This book is unlike all of the others in the Mary Fitch series, and because of this it is extremely more scarce.  The instructions include the templates to make several different floral appliques to be sewn and embroidered onto pillows, collars, table cloths, napkins and even a knitting bag. Also included are instructions to crochet the edgings on your various projects to add the perfect finish. A whimsical and bright collection of patterns for the embroidery and sewing enthusiast that will add the perfect finish to any decor!

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$9.95

16 Pages. A wonderful selection of Crocheted or Tatted yokes, cuffs, collars and even a boudoir cap show on the cover -  from one of the best needlework designers of the Gilded Age.

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$9.95

21 Pages. A lovely assortment of sweaters, vests, wraps and even a tea jacket for the fashionable Edwardian lady.There are even two designs for a young girl! The Mary Fitch books were always filled with such elegant patterns - this one has some lovely filet designs such as daisies and roses. There are also several knitted sweaters meant for cooler weather. A lovely book with a gorgeous cover!

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$9.95

19 Pages. A lovely and informative collection of tatted designs from the Edwardian era. Included are patterns for lovely doilies, runners and table scarfs as well as edgings for towels, appliques for lovely purses and collars. There is also a beautiful infant's cap, a tatted yoke made from medallions, and an elegant breakfast set. The pattern for the cover outfit is also included!

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$9.95

25 Pages. A fine collection of lovely designs in Filet crochet which includes Edgings and Insertions, the boudoir cap seen on the cover, a stunning napkin case and a crown edging for a pillow case. In addition to this there is a luncheon set which includes a centerpiece, napkins and plate doilies, a lovely sofa pillow and a serving tray and tidy with beautiful cherubs. There are also yokes, tray cloths, centerpieces, bureau scarf and pillow set and lovely pin cushions. A goldmine here!

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$9.95

26 Pages. A beautiful collection of Crocheted & Tatting Yokes & Collars. Mary Fitch books are excellent resources. The designs are some of the best you will find - and the instructions are easier to follow than most other similar collections.

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$9.95

22 Pages. A stunning collection of Flapper era bags and purses. Collection even includes a very elegant laundry bag, bag pincushions, a knitting bag as well as some really beautiful opera bags. An extremely rare book to find today!

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$16.95

60 Pages. An extremely rare early edition from the WWI era of the wonderful Minerva Collection. In this edition there are a wide range of projects including many sweaters, shawls, wraps and scarfs. There are also some lovely hats, slippers, and jackets. In addition to this there are several wonderful children's clothing items and afghans. Also included are two stunning color pages.

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$17.95

51 Pages.  This book is a compilation of many lovely knitting and patterns for all members of the family from the time of WWI. There are lovely sweaters, coats, berets and other warm woolies - all in the nostalgic period style of the prohibition era. There are 185 photographic illustrations, with two full pages that are in beautiful colors. For infants, there are blankets, bootees, coats and dresses. For children, there are hats, coats, dresses, and even a scarf and muff set. For ladies, there are many lovely sweaters, scarfs, shawls, tams, berets, coats, purses and much more. For men, the patterns include sweaters, vests wristlets, caps and soldier's socks. An excellent resource for prohibition era knitting patterns!

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$17.95

52 Pages. This amazing book of fashions for the family is loaded with more than 100 patterns worked mostly in knitting, however there are also several lovely designs worked in crochet as well. There is a pattern for just about everything that you can think of to keep the chill away - there are sweaters, scarves, hats, mittens, dresses, capes, vests, and toques. These are times designs, many would be lovely to wear today. Included in this book are pictural instructions for basic knitting and crochet stitches as well as instructions for 30 new knitting  to learn and use in your projects. This is truly a gorgeous book and would be a great addition to any knitter's library!

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$17.95

52 Pages. This edition from Minerva is a timeless collection of nearly 100 knitting and crochet patterns for everyone in the family.  There is every garment that you can think of to make including sweaters, scarves, hats, wraps, jackets, slippers, socks, afghans, cardigans and vests all worked in either knitting or crochet. Your needle or hook will be kept working for quite some time before you run out of ideas with all of these great patterns. Also included are a pictoral guide to basci knitting and crochet instruction as well as written instruction to make ten knitting and ten crochet stitches that are not shown in the earlier books. The early Minerva books are real treasures!

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$9.95

15 pages. This is a fantastic assortment of WWI era knit & crochet garments for ladies, children and infants.  The projects include:
Baby's Knitted Boot.
Baby's Crocheted Hat, Jacket, Boot & Bonnet.
Lady's Knitted Golf Glove.
Fancy Knittted Stocking for Child
Baby's Crocheted Bib.
Baby's Knitted Glove.
Baby's Knitted Bonnet.
Lady's Crocheted Cap.
Crocheted Hats for Lady's and Children
Baby;s Knitted Jacket.
Lady's Crocheted Slippers

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$9.95

15 pages. Knitted edgings were not a common thing to find at the turn of the last century. This is what makes this collection so special for knitters. This book contains full instructions to make 18 very lovely knitted edgings and corners. These are lovely designs that are for finishing both lingerie as well as table cloths or other linens. A great resource book for knitters - these types of edgings are not often seen!

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$9.95

15 Pages. this book contains a gorgeous pattern for a lace border in an Arum Lily design. Also included in this book is another very unique border & corner called "Royal", which  is a crown design with two flags unfurled  above. There is also a caomsole yoke in a very elegant pattern and a lovely triangle insertion. Lovely crochet work!

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$9.95

15 Pages. An elegant selection of 8 decorative crocheted doilies.  There is a wide rage of styles, rangling from the lovely "Teapot, cup & Saucer" worked in filet crochet to the beautiful "Byoria" design shown on the cover. These decorative doilies were very popular a century ago to add an elegant touch and to make a house a home.

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$9.95

15 Pages. The perfect companion volume to the Needlecraft Journal #134, this lovely book has a matching triangle insertion in the Arum Lily design shown in the earlier edition. There is also a beautiful corner and edging in a Fleur de Lis pattern, a triangle in a "Convolvulus Lace" which matches the "Convolvulus Lace" edging shown in Needlecraft Journal #132. Timeless designs of beautiful crochet work.

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$9.95

15 Pages. This collection of fine crochet edgings are the perfect addition to your heirloom creation. In this edition there are instructions to make lace edgings, corners, triangles, square doilies and even two beautiful design variations for a tea cosies. The patterns include the Zermatt doily and triangle, the Sherbourne tea cosy, the Dutch lace & corner, the Ashfield lace, corner, triangle, insertion & doily; the Norriss lace, corner & insertion. The designs are timeless, and with these detailed instructions - these laces can be all yours!

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$9.95

15 Pages. The beautiful Old english art form of smocking is as functional as it is lovely. In the time of the Saxons this technique was used to gather a loose-fitting undergarment with dcorative colors and designs. Later it was used to add decorative stitching around the borders of garments. This book contains designs for childrens pinafores and frocks and a smock-frock work garment for women. Lovely patterns.

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$9.95

15 Pages. This book contains a lovely assortment of WWI era knitted and crocheted clothing for Ladies, Children, Infants or Dolls. These are patterns for comfortable accessories - and necessities for the colder times of the year. Most of the items are lovely items for infants, such as bonnets, bootees, sweaters and a pram cover. For children, there is a sock for a boy and an undergarment vest for a child. For ladies, there is a handsome glove pattern. An excellent collection of period items.

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$9.95

15 Pages. This edition contains a very lovely assortment of crochet lace patterns for five different casement curtains. Also included are three very lovely camisole yokes, two triangles for use as insertions in s tea cloth and a lovely wide corner and border to add the perfect finishing touch to your table decor. An excellent selction of designs, but the curtains are particularly nice!

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$9.95

15 Pages. In this edition of there is a nice selection of crocheted lace edgings for use in making lovely tea cloths or household linens. There is a festive design (shown on cover) called Joy Bells with holidays bells encircling the lace. Also included is a Jasmine lace pattern, a Daisy lace pattern and the Walsall lace with flowers and diamonds.

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$9.95

15 Pages. This book contains an unusual selection of crocheted doilies from the time of WWI. There are a few of the traditional round doilies, with lovely lace borders, but there are also four styles of square dessert doilies that are not normally seen. The filet crochet patterns on the square doilies are a branble leaf, ivy leaf, shamrock and a birch leaf. They are lovely as a set!

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$9.95

15 Pages. A beautiful collection of classic vintage knitting and crochet fashions for women and children. In this book the patterns include a knitted coat for a child 5-6 years old with matching silk cap. There is also a lady's knitted cap and jumper set, and also a finely knitted coat and cap set.  Next is the lovely knitted coat and hat set for a 3 year old child and the lady's knitted coat and girls' knitted jumper. There are even more jumpers and hats to make - a wonderful assortment of period fashions with a timeless appeal!

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$9.95

15 Pages. In the Needlecraft Journal series are some of the most exquisite examples of Edwardian lace work, and this volume is no exception to this. This edition contains two delicate lace edging & insertion for towels, three very pretty camisole yokes, the "Joy Bells" insertion seen on the cover,  a lovely lace edging & border designed for a bed valance and severl other delicate edges to add that finishing touch to your creations.

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$9.95

15 Pages. Novelties are such fun to make! This book contains pattern instructions to make fourteen unique items worked in either knitting or crochet. Included in this edition is a crochet table center, knitted puppy, lamb, cat and bear stuffed toys, crochet bells for a baby's crib,  a crochet sponge bag, three different crochet purses, a knitted pincushion, a baby's crochet ball rattle, and a crochet tea cosy. This ia a great assortment of patterns for small projects - what better way to use up your leftover yarn!

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$9.95

15 Pages. This collection of fine crochet edgings are the perfect addition to your heirloom creation. In this edition there are instructions to make lace edgings, corners and triangles in unique and lovely patterns. The designs include the Iona edging, insertion and square insertion for a bedspread. Also include is the Marie Louise lace edging, corner and triangle ; 4 lovely laces & corners in the Lindale, Ireleth, Pomegranate and Shamrock Leaf design which also has a beautiful triangle design.

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$9.95

15 Pages. If you are looking for a great book of crocheted gifts - this is the place to start. There are many lovely and obscure items here, such as a safety pin whisk brrom and towel holder, infant's caps, delicate baskets, knitting bags, purse and several boudoir caps and yokes.

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$9.95

15 Pages. The title is very fitting for this edition from Novelty Studios, because every item is indeed a work of art. There are yokes, brassieres, corset covers and boudoir caps worked in various methods of crochet including cluny work. There are also doilies and centerpies worked in cluny and "Queen Anne" pattern of lace work. A stunning book!

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$9.95

15 Pages. A lovely and concise collection of knitted sweaters, vests, jackets, hats and spencers from WWI. This collection has some stunning designs and will quickly become a treasure in a knitter's "stash". For period enthusiasts, there is a fantastic auto toque with a veil if you happen to be motoring in your vntage "Model A". A superb book!

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$9.95

15 Pages. This lovely edition from Novelty Arts Studios is filled with beauty. There are several yokes for lingerie as well as delicate boudoir caps. In addition to these, there is a stunning cluny centerpiece and piano scarf, as well as a lovely lunsheon set worked in filet crochet. Breathtaking!

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$9.95

15 Pages. A wonderful edition with a diverse assortment of crochet projects. There are a few yokes, a locey boudoir cap, apron, collars, amazing edgings and a doily for a serving tray. The Novelty collection had some very elegant patterns - this edition is loaded with them!

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$9.95

15 Pages. Tatters will love this one! This book from WWI era has a fantastic assortment of items worked in both Tatting and Hairpin (Maltese) lace crochet. There are several patterns for tatted boudoir caps, yokes and handkerchief edges. In Maltese Crochet there are yokes, boudoir caps and exquisite edgings for doilies.

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$9.95

15 Pages. Yokes were all the rage at the time of WWI. They were the fine lingerie and sleep attire of the day. This collection has many wonderful examples of lingerie yokes, boudoir caps and a combination garment. The work is in various forms of crochet, with some very lovely results.

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$16.95

32 Pages. This edition is a marvellous tool for learning the art of Cluny Crochet, or Cluny Lace. There are a large amount of projects to make, including yokes, caps, edgings for doilies and centerpieces, a dresser set, an insert for a baby pillow - plus much more! Cluny is a beautiful crocheted lace, and this Priscilla edition is one of the best books you will find to learn it!

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$16.95

48 Pages. One of the rarer books from the Priscilla collection. This volume from the WWI era has some wonderful patterns for knitted doilies, counterpane afghans, centerpieces, knitted bags, edgings, bonnets, a boudoir cap plus much more.

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$16.95

48 Pages. Every bit as fabulous as the first book, this edition goes even further with more and more stunning ways to make your project a work of art. No designer's library should be without books such as this!

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$16.95

40 Pages. An extremely rare edtion from Priscilla Publishing. In this edition are designs and instructions for making Hedebo or  Cutwork Embroidery. A fabulous technique with beautiful results.

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$16.95

48 Pages. There is something special about the simply constructed garments that our great-grandmother made for her family. These warm sweaters, hats, toques, scarfs, vests and infant garments are skillfully crafted and simple to make with even basic skills. The favorite patterns in this book will be the unique accessories. The hats and scarfs are a wonder and will be a cherished addition to any modern-day wardrobe. A beautiful assortment of classic WWI era knitting and crochet fashions!

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$16.95

32 Pages. An extremely rare edtion in the Priscilla Collection - this is a fascinating book. There are lots of ordinary knitted patterns such as sock and mittens, but there are also unique items such as knitted eye patches and bandages.

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$16.95

40+ pages. People who love the Priscilla books know that the quality is outstanding. That is my word for this collection of Crocheted and Tatted yokes - outstanding! In this book there are patterns for yokes, corset covers and medallions. The designs are worked in Standard Crochet, Filet Crochet, Cluny Crochet, Braid Crochet, Knot Stitch Crochet, Maltese Crochet and Tatting.

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$9.95

32 Pages. This is a very nice edition which includes patterns worked in both knitting and crochet. There are several sweaters, yokes, hats, bag, table mat, a child's lovely coat and tray covers. There are also a few wartime patterns for WWI service men, such as head covering and ear patches. This is a fun collection of great patterns!

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$9.95

18 Pages. Richardson books were famous for their lovely designs of silk and cotton, and also their high quality images of the patterns. This collection iincludes 11 yokes worked in various methods of crochet including Irish Crochet. Plus there are two lovely boudoir caps, and a beautiful chic waist of organdie and filet inserts. One of the earliest forms of Celebrity Endorsement!

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$9.95

16 Pages. This collection is a "must-have" for lovers of Irish Crochet! It includes patterns to make Cluny Crochet edgings and insertions, a Cluny Scarf, tea cosy and yoke. For Irish Crochet, there are several medallions, lovely edgings, a yoke, boudoir cap and centerpiece. One of the earliest forms of Celebrity Endorsement!

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$9.95

32 Pages. This edition picks up where the #4 edition left off. It is filled with 32 unique and beautiful yokes, collars, corset covers and camisoles worked in many different methods of crochet. There is a bit on Irish Crochet in this collection.

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$9.95

16 Pages. What a treasure trove of luxury this collection is! Richardson's books are very rare glimpses into the Gilded Age. The collection in this book is comprised of crocheted edgngs and insertions that were designed to add a touch of glamour to your garments.

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$9.95

16 Pages. A stunning collection of 16 lovely yokes, corset covers and collars worked in various methods of crochet. What is  expecially nice about this collection of yokes is the high quality of the original photos, and the very large images of the work.

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$9.95

16 Pages. A lovely collection of charted Filet Crochet designs and patterns to make projects such as bedspreads, buffet cloth, corset bag, table runner with matching pillow, a purse and a beautiful Anitmacassar with parrots.

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$9.95

32 Pages. Many of the works included in this book are pictured on the cover, but these is much more within these pages that you don't see. In addition to all of the clothing items that you see, there are also tatted and crochet doilies, lovely edgings, several infant's sets, a stunning purse, plus much more. This book is full of great things to make!

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$16.95

41 Pages. This edition includes knitted and crocheted items from the World War I era. Beautiful assortment of everything from handbags to a lampshade, from shirtwaists to sweaters!

 

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$16.95

42 Pages. A very wide range of knitted and crochet items from the World War I era. Contains something for everyone including a gorgeous crocheted chantelaine bag and a beautiful knitted belt. Wonderful assortment!

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$16.95

41 Pages. Beautiful collection of World War I crocheted and knitted items. There are some lovely hats and bags in this edition, be sure to check them out!

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$16.95

41 Pages. Bedspreads, Nighties, Bags and sweaters - a wonderful period assortment from the beginning of the Flapper era. Contains designs in both knitting and crocheting, including Filet Crochet.

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$16.95

42 Pages. This edition contains many clothing items for women and children. In addition to the many crocheted clothing items such as sweaters, tams, boudoir caps, slippers, yokes and a lovely bolero there are many items for the home and gifts. There is a stunning dresser set which includes a hat stand and a lovely lamp which resembles a princess. There are also table runners with matching pillows for the boudoir. This edition is loaded with wonderful projects!

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$16.95

40 Pages. Royal Society books are extremely popular for crocheters, and this edition is sure to be a favorite. In addition to several purses, there are also hanger covers, slippers, a dresser set, dolls, an infant's set, dresser scarfs with matching pillows, yokes, baskets, aprons, lamp shades plus much more.

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$16.95

50 Pages. Wonderful collection of turn of the century crochet designs. An especially nice assortment of novelties in this edition! 

 

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$16.95

49 Pages. Beautiful selection of crocheted clothing and novelty items from pre WWI. Large assortment of filet crochet.

 

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$16.95

42 Pages. Beautiful assortment of crochet patterns. Parasol and bag on cover are also included in this edition.

 

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$21.95

151 Pages. A good vintage hatmaking and millinery book can be hard to find at times. Even harder to find are books that discuss the proper tools and techniques used in making and restoring men's hats. This book is a rare find indeed! It includes instructions and techniques used in making, cleaning and restoring men's hats and many images of the rare tools used in the process.

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$9.95

32 Pages. A huge collection of crochet patterns for edgings, medallions, insertions, collars & cuffs, pillows, curtains plus much more. Tons of photos of some lovely, and often obscure edgings.

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$9.95

15 Pages. Not too many people put crocheted edgings onto their sheets nowadays, but that does not mean that these lovely edgings are not without uses. Such a delicate art these edgings are!

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$9.95

15 Pages.  Also includes Luncheon Sets and Alphbets. This collection is stunning! Masterfully created - it's truly amazing the kind of work our grandmothers created before the advent of mass production.

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$9.95

15 Pages. A stunning collection of early 20th century crocheted yokes, crocheted hats and camisoles.

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$9.95

15 Pages. This crochet book focuses on edging your work. It focuses maining on cleanly and professionally finishing your work, rather than as a library of edgings. Sophie LaCroix designs are amazingly beautiful!

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$9.95

32 Pages. A continuation of the first series, this edition has a vast assortment of items for the home. Table runners, pillows, curtains plus much more. It also includes many more edgings and insertions for crochet work.

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$9.95

15 Pages. This is yet another area where Sophie LaCroix shows her mastery. An amazing array of Edwardian Era beaded bags, Miser's Bags, sautoir chains, necklaces and even a shoe buckle all in beautiful beadwork.

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$9.95

32 Pages.  Yet another wonderful crochet collection from Titanic Era designer, Sophie LaCroix. In this edition, there are loads of spectacular bedspreads - wonderful old/new methods for beautifying your home!

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$9.95

32 Pages. Before there was such a thing as a Christmas sale and mass merchandising, a lady used a book such as this to crochet her gifts for her family. There are 100 unique and amazing novelty items for everyone in the family. I would have loved to receive gifts such as this - a must have!

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$9.95

15 Pages. A very feminine collection of yokes to be used as both nightgown yokes and corset covers worked in crochet.

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$11.95

20 Pages. Premier issue of a ten year run of this fascinating needlework magazine. Each issue is filled with stunning photography, and beautiful needlework projects from nearly a century ago.
In this issue:
       Afternoon Tea Cloth
       Crochet Lace
       Crochet Insertion
       Embroidered Table Cover with Crochet Border
       Braid and Scallop Doily
       Crochet Lace Corner
       Crochet Lace
       Afternoon Tea Cloth or Table Cover
       Crochet Doily
       Boudoir Slippers
       Brush and Comb Case (embroidered)
       Irish Crochet Lace Tray Cloth
       Embroidered Table Cover
       Crochet Corner
       "Spider Web" crochet lace with corner and triangle
       Rose Cushion
       Crochet Lace and Insertion with Corners
       Crochet Yoke

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20 Pages. New and interesting designs of fancy needlework that will keep you busy for many hours.

In this issue:
       Filet Crochet Night Gown Trimmings
       Venetian Crochet Centerpiece
       Crocheted Handkerchief Bag
       The Children's Page
       Tatting
       Baby's Knitted Bootees
       The Decorative Possibilities of a Bedspread
       Swedish Weaving
       Cretonne Crochet
       Cluny Crochet
       Crocheted Boudoir Slippers
       Hardanger Work
       Baby's Crocheted Cap
       Initials and Monograming
       Embroidered Towels
       Crocheted Boudoir Cap
       Cut Work and Embroidery Scarf
       Filet Crochet Insertion
       Cut Work Pin Cushion
       Embroidered Collar and Cuffs.

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20 Pages. A continuation of patterns and interesting designs of fancy needlework that will keep you busy for many hours.

In This Issue:
       Cluny Lace Triangle
       Knitted Bed Jacket and Child's Sweater
       Filet Crochet
       Cross Stitch Centerpieces
       Glimpses from the Shops
       Intimate Garments
       Crochet Bags
       Children's Clothes
       Children's Page
       Crochet Towels
       Red Cross Work
       Star Packages
       Gifts for the Baby
       Venetian Crochet Doily
       For The Hostess

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20 Pages. New and interesting designs of fancy needlework that will keep you busy for many hours.

In This Issue:
       Knitted Sweaters
       Replenishing the Linen Closet
       Lunch Set with Crochet Edge
       Cross Stitch and Other Designs
       The Children's Page
       For Play and Other Occasions
       Filet Crochet Edge for an Altar Cloth
       Practical Articles of Tatting
       Novel Crochet Bags
       Filet Crochet in Antique Lace Design
       Water Lily Centerpiece or Scarf (Embroidery)
       Russian Embroidery
       Crochet Yokes for Lingerie
       Filet Crochet Yokes for Chemise or Nightgown
       What Will One Woman Make for Another
       Rose Cushion (Embroidery)

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20 Pages. A continuation of patterns and interesting designs of fancy needlework that will keep you busy for many hours.

In This Issue:
       Filet Crochet
       What the Ordinary Woman Can Do for the Red Cross
       Latest in Underwear
       Dainty Crochet Yokes
       Crochet Hats
       A Lesson in Knitting
       Preparing for the Church Fair
       Filet Crochet Designs
       Crochet Bags
       Knitted Bed Socks
       Summer Embroideries
       Crochet Sweater
       Narrow Crochet Edgings & Insertions
       Working for the Surgical Dressings Committee
       Knitted Sweaters in Angorina

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20 Pages. New and interesting designs of fancy needlework that will keep you busy for many hours.

Contents in this issue:
       Filet Crochet Yokes
       Practical Articles of Filet Crochet
       Tatted Collars
       Knitted Sweaters
       The Work of Little Fingers
       Dress Embroideries
       Two Handsome Yokes
       Filet Crochet Designs
       Charted Designs for Filet Crochet
       Knitting Bags
       Two Block Alphabets
       Dainty Camisole of Crochet
       Prize Sweaters
       Simple Crochet Stitches
       Surgical Dressings for Home Making
       Prize Winners in Crochet, Tatting and Embroidery
       Luncheon Set in Filet Crochet

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20 Pages. New and interesting designs of fancy needlework that will keep you busy for many hours.

Contents in this issue:
       Beach Set (Hat and Bag in Crochet)
       New Summer Knitted Sweaters
       Curtains with Reticella Crochet
       Crochet Sweaters
       Illustrated History of Embroidery
       Lacet Yoke
       Sport Sweater in Knitting
       Beautiful Variety of Knitted and Crocheted Scarfs
       Wide Crocheted Edge Handkerchief Decorations
       Explanation of Simple Crochet Stitches
       Filet Crochet Collar
       What You Can Do to Make Life Cheerful for the Troops
       Working for the Soldiers
       Boys' and Girls' Sweaters
       Crocheted Slippers
       For the Smallest Member of the Family
       Men's Knitted Socks

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20 Pages. New and interesting designs of fancy needlework that will keep you busy for many hours.

Contents in this issue:
       Child's Teddy Bear Suit
       Onward the Clicking Needles Go
       Embroidery in the Middle Ages
       Swedish Weaving
       Narrow Crocheted Insertions and Edgings
       Trimming Up the Shirt Waist
       Filet Crochet Collar and Lace Edge
       Ladies' Knit Sweater of Pearl Cotton
       Hats That You Can Make
       Baby's Millinery
       Filet Crochet Insertions and Edgings
       Child's Crocheted Winter Set
       Handsome Tea Cloth in Filet Crochet
       Hand Trimmed Lingerie

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20 Pages. New and insteresting designs of fancy needlework that will keep you busy for many hours.

Contents in this issue:

  • Library Scarf with double appeal
  • Table runner in Filet Crochet
  • Armenian Needlepoint Lace gains popularity
  • A needle Lace that is quickly made
  • An illustrated history of Embroidery
  • Embroidered Grapes are very effective
  • Little Filet Crochet blue birds add joy to this curtain
  • A sweater for miss Four Years, Hat for Big Sister
  • Sweaters to satisfy varied Moods, Occasions and Personalities
  • Tatting, Knitted & Crochet for New Baby
  • Crochet adds personality to these Kerchiefs
  • Novel suggestions ion Tatting & Crochet
  • Filet Crochet intrudes to give individuality
  • Two original yokes for dainty ladies
  • Useful Filet Crochet edgings & Insertions
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20 Pages. New and interesting designs of fancy needlework that will keep you busy for many hours.

Contents in this issue:

  • Novel linens for house and dinner table
  • A handsome cloth adds joy to tea hour
  • Scarfs may be of many fashions and still be white
  • Sometimes color is in more harmony with the room
  • History of embroidery
  • For the round table - a round table cover
  • Crocheted Yokes, either pink or white
  • Yokes in Filet Crochet in different forms
  • Working diagrams with the simplest directions for Filet Crochet
  • Sweaters in Filet Crochet and Open Work
  • An essential for every wardrobe - a sweater
  • Filet Crochet in fine or heavy thread
  • Edgings of great variety for many purposes
  • Crocheted comforts for baby
  • Baby's summer wardrobe
  • A beach scarf for protection against sun or wind
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$9.95

18 Pages. A wonderful compilation of charted designs for filet crochet from nearly a century ago. This book contains excellent instruction into the art of filet crochet as well as excellent photography. The charts are easy to follow and instruction is included to make over a dozen finished projects including yokes, decorative linens, doilies, towels, and an exquisite tray cloth. If you love filet crochet, the charts alone in the book will make it a valued prize for any library!

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$19.95

151 Pages. Extremely rare! I am certain you will not find this book anywhere else! Lovely assortment of knitted and crocheted articles for the entire family from a Rare WWI era Yarn Manufacturer.

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$19.95

101 Pages. Yet another edtion of the extremely rare Utopia Yarn book. This edition is circa WWI. A large assortment of Women's styles, but also includes several items for men and children as well.

Price:
$9.95

15 Pages. This edition is the only one on the topic of Raffia Basketry that was published by Weldon's in its long fifty-year history.  It is an excellent resource for both the seasoned basketmaker, as well as the novice. There is a wealth of information here to make coiled raffia or cane baskets, a great many of them are of the Native American style or Indian Baskets. There is information on how to dye the raffia, how to begin the coils, making handles, patterning, Lazy Squaw stitch, Navajo stitch and much more. Finished designs include a doll's chair, a handkerchief box,and many other pretty styles.

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$9.95

15 Pages. This edition of Weldon's contains a fine collection of lovely crocheted laces for household and personal uses. The patterns in this book include a beautiful Tattford design camisole yoke, a lovely Filet Tea Cosy, a stunning dessert plate doily and lovely tray cloth. There are also delicate edgings for blouses and handkerchiefs that are so fine that they resemble tatting. A well illustrated and fine assortment of sophisticated crochet designs!

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15 Pages. This book contains an exquisite collection of crocheted laces and designs from the Edwardian era. Shown on the cover is a stunning nightdress case with a cupid pattern, a beautiful yoke for a comisole and gorgeous lace edgings. This book is loaded with stunning edgings not shown anywhere else - from the delicate handkerchief edgings to lovely corners for table linens. There are also fantastic yokes for camisoles and chemises - really gorgeous craft work!

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15 Pages. This book gives instruction in the fine art of Broderie Anglaise including Ladder-Work, Applique, Filet Net, Richelieu and Block Shadow work. It gives instructions for various techniques and stiches, the recommended materials to use and other ideas. It does not provide the iron-on transfers of the designs shown in all of the photos, these were to be obtained by mail order. Most of the designs are simple enough that they can be recreated by pencil sketch. This is a rare and wonderful book - a great addition to a needle artist's library!

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15 Pages. This edition of Weldon's is all about Socks - from sizing to constuction, it's all here. The socks are knit on four needles, there are instructions for using various sizes of needles and yarn, information about sizing and casting-on, various methods of deceasings for shaping long stockings, and several different heels, and toe finishings. The book is profusely illustrated with techniques and contains a wealth of information for constructions socks.

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15 Pages. This edition of Weldon's has a fantastic assortment of projects for the lover of Crochet. First is there are two lovely camisole yokes including the example on the cover, a crocheted Waste Paper Basket, lovely examples of various edgings, doilies, a Lace Dressing Table Set, two different covers for pincushions, insertions to trim a Bedspread, and a lace Sailor's style Collar.

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15 pages. This edition is jam-packed with gorgeous exmaples of Edwardian Crocheted Laces. There are wide Filet Laces and narrow Cluny Laces for borders and edgings. There is a lovely Guipure Lace chemise yoke, a pointed lace camisole yoke and a delicate lace for casement curtains. In addition to this there is a stunning doily with a star-like design, a fabulous lace triangle insertion and border for a tea-cloth and a cushion cover. A wealth of lovely ideas!

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15 Pages. A great resource for knitters, this book holds a wealth of patterns. There is a knitted Shopping Bag, Fancy Gloves, a Child's Raglan Coat and Hat and two varities of scarfs. There is also a vary fancy knitted lace yoke for a Camisole or chemise, a Lady's Jersey and Jumper, a Child's Jersey, a boy's fancy sock, and several lace edgings and insertions. A book that is filled with fantastic knitting ideas from a by-gone age.

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15 Pages. This book contains a unique collection of patterns for ladies and a few for children. The first is a lovely V-Neck Spencer pullover. Also for ladies is a Jumper in plain knitting, Jumper with Sailor Collar, A Raglan Jumper, A Button-up Sports Coat, a On-Piece Jumper, a scarf and Bedroom Booties. For children, there is an infant's set with Coat, Cap and Boots, Child's Shoe with Leather Sole and a Girl's Jumper. Other patterns include a knitted holder for a tumbler, a knitted tie, a girdle for a dressing gown and a simple insertion.

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15 pages. A lovely assortment of Edwardian Lady's knitted fashions, with several also for children. For Ladies, there is a knitted Jumper, a sleeveless one-piece jumper, two lovely designs of gauntlet gloves, a square neck blouse jumper and a lovely knitted mid-length skirt. For children, the patters include a complete outfit for a 2 to 4 year old, a girl's hat and coat, a boy's knitted jersey, and lastly, a child's woolen coat with raglan sleeves. A lovely assortment!

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15 Pages. This edition has some very lovely Edwardian Era patterns for knitters. The designs for Ladies include a woolen jumper with a square neck, a two-color tie, a vertical striped jumper, a sports coat, a fine wool scarf and hat set and a stunning circular shawl. The childrens patterns include a girl's fancy yoke jumper and a jumper with a check-patterned border. There is also a jumper for an 18 to 20 inch doll and beautiful doily.

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15 Pages. A book that is loaded with exquisite crochet designs, there is a wealth of ideas contain here! This book contains instructions how to crochet a Chemise Yoke, Doily, a Duchess table Slip and mats, Laces for Trimming Jumpers, Laces for Towels, a Nightdress Case, a Chair Back, and a Cushion Cover. The lovely and very inspiring!

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15 Pages. This edition of Weldon's is loaded with a vast assortment of crocheted edgings and insertions with a variety of purposes. There are several varieties that are designed for use in lace toppers for casement curtains. Also included are edgings for use in doilies, tray cloths, linens and even fancy lingerie.

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15 Pages. This edtion of Weldon's Practical Needlework contains a beautiful selection of 1920's era hand knitted undergarments that are a functional today are they were nearly 100 years ago. There are patterns for Ladies, Gents and children - as well as a pattern for pilch drawers for an baby. The patterns include a lady's sleeveless vest with crochet yoke, a v-neck vest with crochet trim, a ribbed vest for a girl of 12 or 13 years, a ladies single rib vest, a baby's vest with long sleeves, woollen knickers for a lady, a fancy top vest for a lady, a knitted undervest for a man and many, many more designs. These vests are fun to make and timeless in their appeal. A truly wonderful pattern book!

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15 Pages. You can never have enough books when it comes to making socks and long stockings, and this book is a real gem. It begins with all of the essential information that you need to make socks, such as the various stitches, increases, decreases, slip stitching, etc and the proper way to hold the needles. It is loaded with pictures and diagrams to have you well on your way to mastering the art of sock making. The patterns are many, and they include a lady's long ribbed stocking with plain top and with ribbed top, repairing the sole of a sock, lady's fine silk stockings, a man's plain sock and a ribbed sock, a man's easy to knit sock, a man's silk sock, a thick winter sock, a two-needle sock, knitting a new heel and toe and a man's heelless sock. A fantastic collection of patterns for the sock knitters!

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15 Pages. This edition of Weldon's contains an amazing array of vintage glove patterns. Whether your fancy is stylish or practical - there is something here for all ages. The patterns for ladies include two styles of plain knitted gloves, fine wool gloves, two styles of gauntlet gloves, quickly made fingerless mitten, well-fitting glove, a fancy stitch glove and a reversible glove. For men there is the easy-to-knit glove, a woollen glove, knitted cotton glove for working, a motoring glove with separate thumb and finger. For children there is the unisex child's woollen glove,  gloves for a boy 10 to 12 years, a warm glove for a boy 8 to 10 years, gloves for a two year old, glove for a girl of eleven, woollen glove for a three year old, a useful glove for a 6 to 8 year old, a boy's school glove, baby's first glove and lastly an infant's plain knitted glove.

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16 Pages. If you are a vintage doll collector - or just a lover of this era, you will want to take a look at this one! These are some of the most adorable hand crafted doll's clothing I have seen. The lovely dresses are delicate and frilly. The Jacket and Beret for the School Girl doll is practical and polished. Such a sweet little collection of doll's fashions! There is no date on this book - circa 1920.

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15 Pages. this book contains a lovely collection of 8 handmade ladies sweater and pullover patterns worked in knitting and crochet. Well illustrated, the patterns are mostly for medium size with one pattern in crochet for a slender lady. The patterns are as follows: A jumper in open-stripe knitting, a one-piece silk jumper, the trellis and crescent lace for trimming, the Pauline jumper in crochet, a woollen jumper in openwork knitting, a jumper in knot-stitch knitting, two different crocheted belts, simple knitted lace sweater, a linen thread jumper in knitting, and a fine wool jumper in knitting. A beautiful assortment of sweaters that would be a great addition of any wardrobe!

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29 Pages. Crochet initials such as these are always popular and the perfect ones can be difficult to find. This collection, gleaned from the Weldon's Practical Needlework series over the course of many years is sure to become a favorite! Set up in an easy to read format, this book contains the complete alphabet in capitalized script. This book is excellent, and I recommend it to anyone looking for the right monograms to add to their projects!

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15 Pages. This book is the third in the Winifred series and it contains an altogether different collection of lovely yokes.  There are fifteen yokes in total that were constructed  by various techniques and in various styles. The methods used included hairpin lace crochet, rick-rack lace, medallions, filet crochet and even a design in knitting. Also included are two lovely charted alphabets to use as a monogram to add a personal touch to your lingerie. This is a gorgeous collection with large photos and detailed instructions for every design.

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15 Pages. This fourth edition of the "Winifred" series has an excellent selection of crochet patterns to beautify the home. There are several styles of aprons - crocheted edgings for a fudge apron, a bungalow apron, coverall apron and two lovely tea aprons. There are two filet crochet curtain insertions - on in a grapevinedesign and the other in an eidelweiss floral pattern. Also include is an insertion for a pillow, a monkey-face portier, doilies, a bedspread, a dress set, napkin rinds and several other lovely patterns.

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15 Pages. This book is the sixth book of the  Winifred series  and it contains a very lovely assortment of seventy-one edgings and insertions in a rage of techniques and sizes. Imagine the possibilities with the lovely designs! The book contains large, detail photographs of each and every design, as well as detail instructions in making them.

 
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