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1910 Gibson Girl Vintage Irish Crochet Butterfly Motif Applique Pattern 3 DIY




Gibson Girl Era Irish Crochet Tie with Butterfly Motif Pattern 9

Dakota Prairie Treasures Single Pattern Republication™

Originally Published 1910!

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Up for consideration is another marvelous Dakota Prairie Treasures Authentic Gibson Girl, Titanic, WWI, Irish Crochet Butterfly Motif Pattern has not been available for over 103 years! But now you can recreate it to have a truly one-of-a-kind clothing accessory!

This accessory is truly darling with its classic Irish Crochet lines and styling! The original model appears to have been made using white or cream thread but, of course, you can choose whatever color palette you most delight in. Pretty for you, pretty for gifts and pretty for posterity! (Original is not for sale)

Materials: "Cotton, No. 100...No. 10 for padding...crochet hook, No. 14..."

One can use today's size 10 Cotton or Silk crochet thread with a size 7 hook to replicate this design. Or,finer or coarser thread with appropriately gauged hook, for larger or smaller end results.

The directions for this Butterfly is darlingly charming and certainly can be used to decorate hats, dresses, purses, baby quilts and clothing, etc. Your imagination will lead you!

An excerpt:

"Butterflies are being used in every conceivable way, and are made of everything that can be twisted into a butterfly form.

The crocheted ones are about as pretty and useful as any. They are effective, not difficult to make, and launder beautifully. The work must be done evenly, however, and kept clean."

"As there seems to be quite as strong a demand as ever for Irish Crochet neck accessories, and one cannot have too many, we are showing a number of original designs, which any one who crochets can easily learn to make for herself. These Irish Crochet tabs ought also to furnish a practical suggestion to the woman who wishes to earn money with her needle, as thee is a steady demand for them and they sell...and the attractive feature about them is that they are unlike the ordinary designs to be found in the shops."

Not your typical crochet motif for a necktie but sure to be admired, coveted and questioned after by many.

This item is a great resource for those who are Victorian, Dickensian, Gibson Girl, WWI and Titanic Era historical village reenactment enthusiasts, opera, stage and theatre costumers, students of historical clothing, fiber and textile arts, etc!

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The ladies of earlier times put their hands to such marvelous work and now you can too! This is a beautiful item and sure to delight you and yours! The 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, hooks, 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 store.

Check out Dakota Prairie Treasures' currentsales and store listings for many other unique needlework Spiral Bound Book, CD and Single Pattern Republications™ for your creative needle working pleasure!

The item you will receive is representative of the types of needlework expertise of earlier feminine American culture! If you're into nostalgia like I am you will have hours of enjoyment making and recreating this antique needlework items for yourself or others dear to your heart just the way your great-grandmothers did!

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