24 Pages. A gorgeous book of fashions from the depression era all worked in cotton. The designs include a crocheted cotton lace dress, a rolled brim hat to accompany an epaulette shoulder blouse both in crochet, a Russian turban hat with matching scarf in crochet. There is also a sectional draped hat to accompany a double triangle scarf and cute petal cuffs to be worn above gloves, all worked in crochet. The next ensemble is the Empire blouse, hat with tilted brim and shell fan gauntlet gloves all worked in crochet. Also included in crochet is the striped yoke blouse, double knot stitch collar, a zippered purse a plaited fez and very stylish sports gloves. The knitting patterns include a two-piece dress with diagonal striped blouse and the star beret.
25 Pages. This edition contains a pattern collection of fashions from the time of the Great Depression, worked in knitting as well as crochet. The knitted patterns include, a Tweed Mixture Cardigan/Jacket, a Simple Pullover Sweater, Diamond Sports Suit, Striped Blouse, Two-Piece Dress, and the body of theTyrolean Gloves. The crochet patterns include a Scotch tam, the Pyramid Pull-over, Sea Shell bag, Tyrolean Hat, the Shirtwaist dress, Summer Mesh Blouse, Triangle Shell Blouse, Square Top Hat, Saddle Shoulder slip-on, Cotton Lace Dress, Chain Mesh gloves, Sports Gloves, and the Tyrolean Scarf. Fabulous retro fashions!
24 Pages. A girl can't have too many fashionable bags - and this pattern book is loaded from cover to cover with forty fashionable and useful patterns made in knitting and crochet. From a simple knitting tote and utility bags to fashionable purses and clutches, there is something here for everyone! Shopping bag, book bag, exotic styles and simple elegance. Too many to list - a treasure trove!
26 Pages. This book contains a fabulous collection of crochet patterns for the well-turned lady of the 1930's. In it you will find stylish hats, many styles of gloves, scarves, belts and frilly lace collars. The patterns are simple to follow and creative. The gloves are especially nice in this edition, perfect for an evening on the town or even for a wedding party. You will love the elegant Garden Party hat or the sophisticated Palm Beach cap. Who knew that timeless elegance could be so simple to make!
27 Pages. A wonderful and nostalgic pattern book of 1930's era fashions for the lady on the go. Along with the seven fashionable dresses and the two lovely blouses, this book also contains crochet patterns to make four lovely lace collars to add that final touch to your ensemble. The designs are lovely, and simple in design. They are all made in cool and breezy boucle cotton thread. Detailed instructions and great pictures of the stitch detail will have you well on your way in making any number of these treasured designs!
27 Pages. A timeless collection of crochet hats and bags such as there is destined to become a favorite with the creative couturier or the well-heeled fashionista. So easy to make, with simple crochet thread and a hook, you can have that hat that will turn heads. The designs include the cover design "Jockey Hat", the oversized "Swanky Beret", the conical "Coolie", the dramatic "Afternoon", the perky "Tuckaway", the "Turban", shown with matching "Ripple Purse", The perky "Bos Hat" with matching "Modern Reticule", the "Fringed Hat" with matching "Fringed Bag", for the girl on the go is the "Skyway" with "Knitted Triangle" purse. Also included is the "Ridge Round" hat with matching "Ridge Pouch", the swanky "Fedora", the whimsical "Fez", The swirled "Popcorn Beret" with matching "Popcorn Triangle" purse, the lacy "Sunlight Hat" with lovely matching "Sunlight Gloves". For the beach there is the stylish "Sombrero" with matching "Spanish Bag". There is also the useful little "Pouchette" purse, the scallop shaped "Summer Bag", the lacy "Clover Top" hat, the sophisticated "Leaf Beret" and lastly the "Regal Turban". A huge collection of great patterns - all in one book!
31 Pages. These gorgeous - GORGEOUS bedspreads are unlike anything that you will find anywhere! There are thirteen designs in total, and each one is a masterpiece. The designs included are the "Georgiana", a circular design motif joined with a simple star motif in the Georgian style. The next design is the "Stepping Stone", a simple filet crochet floral square alternating with an elaborate pinwheel square. The next pattern is the "Popcorn Star", an all-over design built from popcorn star motifs. The next design, the "Petal" is knitted and reminds one of apple blossoms in spring. Next is the "May Queen", a lovely design with stars and filet mesh. That is only the first five, there is so much more to see here - a true treasure!
31 Pages. Patterns for ecclesiastical laces are often highly prized, and quite difficult to find. This assortment of beautiful patterns are the perfect tool to make these inspiring laces. All designs are fully charted and simple to follow. The first design is an altar lace with the rose and cross alternating border and the I.H.S. and dramatic cross in the center. The next design is large crosses in a scalloped border followed by an inset with circle designs with prominent I.H.S. and crosses alternating. The next design is the striking "Wide Altar Lace", with a large prominent cross, scalloped designs featuring smaller crosses and hearts. The next design is a border for altar lace with alternating crosses and sacred hearts with a border design of roses. The next design is a simple lace with alternating Christian cross and Greek Crosses, could be used for an altar or an alb. The next lace is reminiscent of old stained glass and features a design of lilies and crosses designed for Easter season. The next lace border features lambs and crosses with an elaborate grape vine, truly lovely. The next lace is a wide panel with an elaborate design with prominent "Ave Maria" design in the center. This is only half of the book - there are simple edgings and so much more to see. A real treasure trove for the faithful!
31 Pages. Whether you are a novice to Irish Crochet, or you are a seasoned veteran - this book could easily become an essential part of your study library. It contains the best - and easiest to follow instructions in this lovely art that I have seen anywhere! It contains great photographs, and detailed instructions for four lovely base stitches, fourteen simple motifs, nine advanced motifs, two variations of square medallions, nineteen exquisite edgings and patterns to make lovely finished projects. The finished projects include doilies, household decor, fancy gloves, a fancy collar, and an infant's sacque with booties and bonnet set. If you have never tried Irish crochet, this is a great place to start - well written instructions and fabulous photographs!
23 Pages. Tatting is an art that is based on one easy to do stitch - master this stitch and you can master this lovely form of lace making. This book from Spool Cotton contains beautiful patterns to make lovely edgings, insertions, doilies, collars, a baby bonnet and much more. This is such an easy craft to learn - and so inexpensive - all that you need is a shuttle and thread and you can be well on your way to make any of the items in this book. Excellent instructions are also included, as well as a glossary of the abbreviations used and how to make the stitches.