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    286 Pages. If you are looking for one definitive place to study Victorian era embroidery techniques and decor - look no further, this enormous book covers it all! From a pictorial study of "South Kensington Technique" of embroidery, to template after template of embroidery designs. This is a master collection of everything Victorian. There are complete alphabets to be used for monograms - not just one or even two - but FIVE of them! There are pages and pages of gorgeous flowers, sweet little pictographs of Victorian life, birds, butterflies, charted cross stitch patterns, and even chapters on lace making and netting. This book was painstakingly restored - it took nearly a year to complete - but every page is filled with beauty. A fantastic addition to a needleworker's library!

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    120 pages. A fabulous and forgotten Victorian art of Drawn Thread Work. Wonderfully detailed illustrations and many finished designs. An extremely rare volume!

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    128 Pages. A wonderful rare title that explores the embroidery arts. The first half of the book is devoted to Ecclesiastical work and the latter half discusses decorative embroideries for home decor. Some of the topics in the Church Embroidery section include:
       Altar Linens
       Burses, Chalice Veils & Stoles
       Alter Frontals & Super Frontals
       Chasuble, Maniple and Amice
       The Cope
        Pulpit. Desk and Lectern Hangings
        and much more....

    There are many more topics in this fantastic book to explore!

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    79 Pages. A wonderful resources for the creative stitcher. Includes a huge amount of illustrations and instructions in Faggoting, Cross-Stitch, Darned Net Designs, Smocking and Crewel Embroidery. Very Rare!

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    154 Pages. This is by far the most wonderful Victorian era Knitting reference I have seen. It is jam packed with a wide variety of wonderful patterns that range from clothing to dolls to suspenders to child's reins and a Victorian baby bottle cover! This truly is an amazing book!

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    186 Pages. An amazing Edwardian era collection of knitting instructions for laces, and beautiful period clothing. There are tons of patterns for socks and all sorts of gloves as well as many sweaters and clothing accessories. In addition to this, approximately half of the book is devoted to knitted laces, edgings and insertions. A must have edition from the fabulous Victorian Era Butterick series!

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    144 pages. Spectacular Collection of Victorian Era Crochet Patterns with detailed instructions to make them. Hundreds of wonderful tin-type illustrations.

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    154 Pages. If there ever was a 'Holy Grail' of tatting books - this one is it. This is an extremely rare classic in the topic of Tatting and Netting by the Butterick Company. Profusely illustrated with stunning designs, including a beautiful capelet, baby's cap, edgings plus much more.

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    138 Pages. Several hundred illustrations, this book is a compliation of Victorian lace styles and designs. A wealth of information for the lacemaker who wishes to recreate these designs.

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    120 Pages. This is the fabulous and very obscure companion volume to Butterick's "Art of Modern Lace Making". An amazing collection of Victorian laces worked in every conceivable method. Not only are these laces creative and functional - they are also stunning works of art!

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    118 Pages. This volume is the third of its kind in the Butterick Metropolitan Arts Series. Edited by the renound Lace Maker, Sara Hadley, this is a study in the beautiful Victorian era laces. There are 29 pages of needle lace making instructions, the remainder of the book is a beautifully detailed study of the lace itself, showing floral & butterfly motifs, collars, boleros, doilies, church laces, table cloths and much more. This is truly a spectacular study in hand made lace, and the beauty of this work is unlike anything to be found today!

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    176 Pages. A fabulous collection of Victorian era costumes, for just about any topic you can think of! Also includes suggestions for make-ups and pigments. A goldmine for a costume designer - an amazing book!

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    152 Pages. Another fabulous title from the Butterick Metropolitan Art Series of books. Lavish illustrations and delightful examples of Victorian woodcarving for furnishings and utensils.

     
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