Made Lace Patterns
Originally Published in 1906!
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"Home Made Lace: A Handbook for Teachers & Pupils" by M. E. W. Milroy: with
3 Plates and 9 Diagrams! It includes the designs and instructions for the lovely
pillow lace examples shown in the listing picture. These delightfully lovely silk/cotton
thread pillow lace projects are available now for your needle working
pleasure! (Original is not for sale)
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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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"delighted with purchases, charming patterns
"WOW! What a treasure!!! Highly recommend this
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"Very nice antique reproductions --
You can find the vintage and contemporary silk,
unique items displayed in the photo! You just have to hunt a little bit!!! :)
This item contains complete pillow lace instructions which
may be used for making a plethora of lovely household soft furnishings, doilies,
table runners and clothing embellishments and more. There are lovely
illustrations and diagrams demonstrating the construction and embellishment
techniques through 1906. Scarce and intriguingly useful information jam-packed
in these pages just waiting for your creative muse and expert touch!
This item contains patterns for the pictured rare,
delicate, feminine and delightful lace!
Hints for the Teacher
One of Miss Milroy's Lace Classes at Hale
The Six Laces
Plate I. Diagram for Pattern I
Plate II Diagram for Pattern II
Plate III Diagram for Pattern III
Plate IV Diagram for Pattern IV
Plate V Diagram for Pattern V
Plate VI Diagram for Pattern VI
Plate VII Prickings as Required for Use, Reproduced Exactly
~~~ It also details:
(pillows, bobbins, pins, thread, prickings and
Includes information required to make a "tin hectograph"
(for making multiple sets the "pricking" graphs)
How to start the work
(to fix the prickings on the pillows, to wind the bobbins,
to hand them on the pillow ready to begin work)
The Method of Instruction
(Directions for leading a class)
Whew! A lot of stuff here... I am
sure it will keep you busy a long, long time! Lots of fun, easy to follow
instructions with remarkably attractive results! I just love this information
and am sure you will, too!
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 needlewoman/needle person will be capable of altering as per
individual needs and artistic whim.
The REPRODUCTION 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 these antique pillow lace items for
yourself or others dear to your heart just the way your great-grandmothers did!
Pretty much everything you need to make the
exquisitely delicate and useful needlework items presented but the fabric, silk
or cotton floss, needles, etc. However, these all can be readily found on ! You just have to hunt a little bit! :) Or, you can obtain the contemporary
materials 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. This information has been scanned at a high resolution and electronically revamped to provide you with the very best hardcopy reproduction. Our Spiral Bound Republication has so many more advantages over the original book.
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