Originally Published 1925!
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Up for bid is another marvelous Dakota Prairie
Treasures Spiral Bound Book Republication of our original
"Priscilla Hardanger Book No. 2"
RESERVE!" We scanned and reformatted a scare original and are pleased to offer
you this wonderful antique hardanger embroidery instruction guide for your home decorating,
boutique sales or gift-giving occasions!
This HISTORIC item includes
detailed instructions and needle working techniques to make
the lovely patterns included! (Original is NOT for sale)
Our new line of Spiral Bound Book Republications oh-so-conveniently lie flat while in use!
This is a unbelievably nice touch if you have every tried to read a pattern's instructions while your hands are full of your in progress project. As an avid needleworker myself my personal experience prompted my choice of spiral binding for it's ease-of-use alone. I bet you'll love it too!
certainly a fine source of historically valuable techniques and inspiration for
the creative needlework and thread artists who desire to study and recreate the Victorian, Edwardian,
WWI, Titanic and Flapper era fancywork hardanger embroidery techniques! This is the perfect opportunity to purchase
your own version of another wonderful craft instructional revealing our
heritage from early America culture!
takes its name from the district of Hardanger surrounding the fiord of the same
name in western Norway. Although usually classified as Norwegian embroidery, the
work in its original form is very old, as long ago
in Persia and other Asiatic countries it was worked in colored silks on
a very fine gauze netting...
work is easily done and is not trying to the eyes or nerves...
Brief History on Hardanger Embroidery
General Instructions for
Kloster Stitch worked Diagonally
Kloster Stitch Corners
Buttonholing for Edge
Making Picot on Woven Bar
Working Lace Stitch
Making Twisted Bars
Bars with Lace Stitch
for Working Fagot Stitch
working Fagot Stitch
Simple Border, Easy to Execute, Suitable for Curtains, Tea Cloths, Table Runners
Scalloped Edge No. 1
Scalloped Edge No. 2
to Top a Hem"
Detail Shows How Easy it is to Turn a Corner
Cloth Decorated with Border No. 4
Open and Lacy"
Back or Table Runner
Butterfly Border is Easy to do"
Border No. 1
Effective Worked on Hardanger Cloth for Table Pieces"
Border No. 2
"Combines a Variety of Stitches"
Square Tea Cloth
Centrepieces of Similar Construction
Centrepiece with Wrapped Bars
All-Over Pattern for Cushions and Bags
Centrepiece with All-Over Design
What a historically educational and delightful art
instructional piece this is!
The ladies of earlier times put their hands to such
marvelous work and now you can too! These are beautiful items and sure to
delight you and yours! These instructions are very clear and easy to follow and
yet the experience needle worker will be capable of altering as per individual
needs and artistic whim.
The antique and vintage
threads, fabrics, needles, etc., can be found online quite readily. You
just have to hunt a little bit! :) Or, of course, you can utilize contemporary
tools and materials found at a nearby fabric, craft or hobby
The Spiral Bound Book Republication you will receive is representative of the types of handicraft expertise of earlier genteel and feminine American and European culture! If you're into nostalgia like I am you will have many hours of enjoyment recreating antique needlework items for yourself or others dear to your heart just the way your great-grandmothers did!
You will appreciate the attention taken in providing a TOP QUALITY PRODUCT that you will use for many years to come. This information has been scanned at a high resolution and electronically revamped to provide you with the very best hardcopy reproduction. Unlike other reproduction sellers this is NOT a cheap, grainy photocopy! Our Spiral Bound Republication has so many more advantages over the original book.
What are the benefits of our antique book Spiral Bound Book Republications?
* Our products are produced with front and back covers of heavy stock paper.
* Our products are made using the latest LaserJet printing technology meaning the ink will not smear like inferior photocopy or inkjet products do.
* Our spiral binding allows your book to lie flat during use for ease of viewing while working on your needlework projects.
* Our products do not cost a small fortune for you to obtain and enjoy.
* Every image and every page has been scanned to produce crystal clear images and you never have to deal with any crumbling old paper!
* These scans are enlarged to full-page dimensions for ease of viewing!
* You can gift these wonderful Victorian, Edwardian pattern book finds with family and friends!
Curious about the quality of this item? Please contact me and I will forward an image for your own personal inspection! You will appreciate the attention we have taken in providing you with a TOP QUALITY PRODUCT that will be use for many years to come...
Check out Dakota Prairie Treasures' current auctions for many other unique needlework CD & Spiral Bound Book Republications for your creative needle working pleasure!
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