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Priscilla Irish Crochet Book

Spiral Bound Book Republication™

Originally Published in 1909!


Why Buy Just One?
Receive a 50% shipping discount, on all items in your order after the first purchase, providing all are paid for in a single payment as invoiced!


Up for bid, is another marvelous Dakota Prairie Treasures Spiral Bound Book Republication™ of PRECIOUSLY RARE ORIGINAL Priscilla Irish Crochet Book! This SCARCE information was put into book form by experienced Irish crochet thread artists from the early Edwardian era. This information was originally published in 1909! (Original source 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!


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Our customers say:
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This HISTORIC item contains 50 pages of illustrations (117 or more!), instructions, diagrams, designs and fundamentals for creating a variety of Irish crochet motifs for purses, curtains, home furnishings, caps, bonnets, linen fancy work, collars, jackets, dresses and other beautiful items. This type of original crocheting needle art information is seldom found on eBay or elsewhere! See contents below!

These instructions are characteristic of the crafts done by our lady ancestors! This is the perfect opportunity to purchase your own version of another wonderful item revealing our heritage from early America and European!What a historically educational and delightful art instructional piece this is!

Scarce and intriguingly useful information jam-packed in its pages just waiting for your creative muse and touch!

An excerpt:
"Of all the different kinds of lace known as "Irish" that called "Irish Crochet" is the most durable, serviceable and popular. It is made in three distinct styles at the present time; one is slightly padded, one is heavily padded, while a third has no padding. The heavily padded lace is considered the most valuable and is well worth the extra time and trouble spent on it, as it is practically everlasting..."


Contents

Centerpiece in Grape Design

Irish Crochet and How to Make It

Materials for Working

Explanations of Stitches

Abbreviations of Terms

Chain Stitch

Slip Stitch

Double Crochet

Treble Crochet

Half Treble Crochet

Picot

Double Treble Crochet

Long Treble Crochet

Roll Stitch

Picots on a Chain

Picots on Double Crochet

The "Clones" Knot

Picot Loops

Triangle with Stem and Picot Loops

Lesson for Beginners

Stitches

Rings

Motifs for Irish Crochet

42 Photographs of Various Irish Crochet Motifs

Includes leaves, stems, petals, flowers, roses, rose leaf, wild rose design, blackberry leaf, blackberry berry, half-open rose, large leaves, buds, passion flower, small flowers, medium flowers, large flowers, stems, flower spray, clover leaf, round berries and much more!

6 Borders and Edging Laces

Background Stitches

3 Beadings

6 Insertions

Roses

Florals

Daisies

Forget-me-nots

Fans

Medallions

Square Medallion

Triangular Medallion

Rosettes

Grape Medallion

Rose Medallion

Gloral Dress Garniture

Daisy Medallion

Chrysanthemum Spray

Child's Bonnet

with Wild Rose Sprays and Scalloped Edge Lace

Shamrock Border

Floral Border with Clones Knots

Border for Trimming Tea Cloth

Rose Doily


The ladies of earlier times beautified their home, linens, children's clothing and, of course, their own!

You can find all the antique thread, crochet hooks, etc. online. You just have to hunt a little bit! Or, you can find the supplies at your nearest fabric, craft or hobby store!


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.

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 Spiral Bound Book and Single Pattern Republications™ for your creative needle working pleasure!

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