Victorian - Civil War Era Mens' Crocheted Waistcoat Pattern!
Dakota Prairie Treasures Hardcopy Republicationâ„¢
Originally Published 1868!
If you are the first to bid on this auction, using the Buy-it-Now option, YOU WIN! There's no chance of being outbid!
Up for bid is another marvelous Dakota Prairie Treasures Hardcopy Republicationâ„¢ for an Authentic Civil War Era Man's Crocheted Waistcoat Pattern! What could be more useful, and rare, for historical reenactment than this?
It is pretty rare to find clothing patterns for men from the Victorian and Edwardian eras but here is a classic!
An Authentic Antique Man's Crocheted Coat Pattern for you to recreate! As you can see it is very practical and functional in design.
The instructions suggestion using black yarn goods but, of course, you can use any color your heart desires! Perhaps royal blue? lol It also includes pockets, buttons and ribbon for finished the edges providing that added touch of genuine Victorian authenticity. (Original is not for sale)
This item is a great resource for those who are Civil War, Victorian, Dickens or historical reenactment enthusiasts, 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 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! ***
Imagine what a marvelously unique accessory this could be for your historical reenactment activities! Many will envy your costume's authenticity!
"This waistcoat is worked and shaped in one piece, and is given the size most usually required by gentlemen. It can be made larger or smaller as required by using a larger or smaller hook than the one given."
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 yarns, hooks, buttons, 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 storeâ€¦
Check out Dakota Prairie Treasures' current auctions and store listings for many other unique needlework Hardcopy, CD and Electronic Republicationsâ„¢ for your creative needle working pleasure!
The item you will receive is representative of the types of needlework expertise of earlier genteel and 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-great-grandmothers did!
What are the benefits of a Dakota Prairie Treasures Hardcopy Republicationâ„¢?
* Every image and every page has been scanned at a high dpi to produce crystal clear images and you never have to deal with any crumbling old paper!
* No having to purchase excessively expensive hard-to-obtain originals.
* No handling old and crumbling originals.
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