WWI - Titanic Era Hardanger Embroidery Sewing Bag or Purse Instructions
Dakota Prairie Treasures Hardcopy Republication™
Originally Published 1916!
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Up for bid is another marvelous Dakota Prairie Treasures Hardcopy Republication™ for an Authentic WWI - Titanic Era Hardanger Needlework Handbag Pattern worked in a style that is like of so dainty! What could be more darling for historical reenactment than this?
An Authentic Rare Hardanger Fancywork Sewing Bag or Purse Pattern for you to recreate! Pretty for you, pretty for gifts and pretty for posterity! (Original is not for sale)
This item is a great resource for those who are historical reenactment enthusiasts, opera, stage and theatre costumers, students of historical clothing, fiber and textile arts, etc!
*** Unlike other antique pattern sellers Dakota Prairie Treasures stands alone in providing especially created yarn threads, needle and hooks conversion charts with every antique crochet and knitting pattern product! We diligently researched and created a guide with 3 very detailed conversion charts to assist you in selecting the correct modern equivalent of yarns, thread, needle or hooks. No more guess work or false starts on your needlework projects! ***
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"This sewing bag is worked on hardanger canvas with colored crochet thread, the thread being doubled for solid work. The bag measures 8 1/2 x 15 1/3 including seams."
I would say this is an intermediate level needle work project but it would be oh-so-worth-it! I would hazard a guess that no one in your living history or historical reenactment circle would have seen the like of this beauty! AND you would have very envious friends!!!
Of course, you can use any thread color or combination of colors your heart desires! You could even easily add beads for a truly one-of-a-kind living history adornment!
A experienced needle artist could readily resize the project if needed by adding or subtracting a stitch or three... :)
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, beads, needles, etc., can be found on 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…
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 many hours of enjoyment making and recreating vintage needlework items for yourself or others dear to your heart just the way your great-great-great-grandmothers did!
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