“The Book of Needlework” Practical and Decorative by J. A. Strachan, Principal Lecturer in Needlework, Aberdeen Provincial Committee for the Training of Teachers. Published by The Gresham Publishing Company, Ltd. 1921.
Finally, An A-Z Needlework Course That Will Guide You To Start Creating Your Own Needlework Masterpieces!
Needlework, includes such varied occupations as sewing, cutting and shaping, and knitting. In this eBook, these subjects are developed in so far as they may be presented to anyone interested in learning this craft.
The techniques and styles suggested are as simple and straightforward as possible, so you can learn it easily as well as to become prepared, to attempt intelligently much more difficult tasks. The material of the book is arranged so as to avoid laying down hard-and-fast rules with regard to non-essential things.
For the sake of clearness, Sewing, Cutting Out, Decoration, and Repairing have been dealt with in separate sections, although in practical work they cannot be separated. In each section, the possibility of gradation from the simplest elements to the most difficult is made clear.
With the The Book Of Needlework you can now learn how to create needlework from patterns, reproduce Antique laces; Point Lace stitches, Old Lace, with patterns included in this illustrated Needlework eBook.
The book also contains instructions in colored and other Patterns in Point Lace, Guipure d’Art, Tatting, Embroidery, and Designs for Monograms and Initials for marking handkerchiefs and table-linen. The quantity of materials required for each class of work is also given with every pattern.
This eBook contains scores and scores of illustrations, patterns and easy-to follow instructions!
Table of Contents:
* TATTING INSTRUCTIONS
* TATTING PATTERNS
* EMBROIDERY INSTRUCTIONS
* EMBROIDERY PATTERNS
* CROCHET INSTRUCTIONS
* CROCHET PATTERNS
* KNITTING INSTRUCTIONS
* NETTING INSTRUCTIONS
* KNITTING AND NETTING PATTERNS
* ALPHABETS FOR MONOGRAMS
* INITIALS MONOGRAMS AND INITIALS POINT LACE WORK
* POINT LACE INSTRUCTIONS
* POINT LACE PATTERNS
* INSTRUCTIONS AND PATTERNS IN GUIPURE D’ART BERLIN
* WORK INSTRUCTIONS TATTING.