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Antique Edwardian Embroidery Tapestry Weaving CD '06!


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script language="javascript1.1" /script noscript Your browser does not support JavaScript. To view this page, enable JavaScript if it is disabled or upgrade your browser. /noscript Increase Sales by 18% and double your hits - Vendio Gallery Payment Shipping Additional Information Antique Edwardian Embroidery Tapestry Weaving CD '06! Click to view supersized image The Artistic Crafts Series of Technical Handbooks: Embroidery Tapestry Weaving! CD Republicationâ„ Originally Published in 1906! If you are the first to bid on this item, using the buy-it-now option, you win! There is no chance of being outbid! Don't wait! Up for bid is another marvelous Dakota Prairie Treasures CD Republicationâ„ of the original "Embroidery Tapestry Weaving: A Practical Text-book of Design and Workmanship by Mrs. Archibald H. Christie with Drawings by the Author and other Illustrations." This lovely antique fancywork embroidery and needlework instruction CD Republicationâ„ is from a non-smoking home! It addresses the gentle art of embroidery and tapestry weaving from A to Z! This item includes scores and scores of line drawings and patterns on its 413 pages! Just take a peek at the listing collage! You can see this book will keep you busy a long time during the coming months making beautiful beaded items for you and yours, as gifts or to sell at craft fairs and flea markets. (Original is not for sale) All Dakota Prairie Treasures CD Republicationsâ„ are viewable on Windows, Mac and Linux pc operating systems! This item is a great resource for those who are SCA (Society for Creative Anachronism) members, historical reenactment enthusiasts, students of historical clothing, fiber and textile arts, etc! The antique threads, fabrics, pins, needles, etc., can be found on ebay. You just have to search a little bit! Of course, you can find the contemporary items at you nearby hobby or craft store... :) An excerpt: "Flowers, Plants and Fishes, Birds, Beasts, Flyes, and Bees, Hils, Dales, Plaines, Pastures, Skies, Seas, Rivers, Trees, There's nothing neere at hand, or farthest sought, But with the nnedle may be shap'd and wrought." CONTENTS Editor's Preface Author's Preface PART I Embroidery Chapter I Introduction Chapter II Tools, Appliances, and Materials Needles-Scissors - Thimbles-Frames - Stand and Frame Combined - Tambour Frame - Cord Making Appliance - Requisites for Transferring Patterns - Pricker - Knife - Spindle - Piercer - Materials Suitable for Embroidering upon - Threads of all Kinds-Stones, Beads, c. Chapter III Pattern Designing The Difficulties of Pattern Making - A Stock-inTrade - Some Principles upon which Patterns are Built Up - Spacing-out - Nature and Convention-Shading - Figure Work-Limitations-Color Chapter IV Stitches Introduction - Chain Stitch - Zigzag Chain - Chequered Chain - Twisted Chain - Open Chain-Braid Stitch - Cable Chain - Knotted Chain - Split Stitch Chapter V Stitches (continued) Satin Stitch - Long and Short Stitch - Stem Stitch - Overcast Stitch - Back Stitch - Buttonhole Stitch - Tailor's Buttonhole - Fancy Buttonhole Edgings - Flower in Open Buttonhole Stitch - Leaf in Close Buttonhole Stitches - Petal in Solid Buttonholing Chapter VI Stitches (continued) Knots and Knot Stitches - Herring-bone Stitch - Feather Stitch - Basket Stitch - Fishbone Stitch - Cretan Stitch - Roumanian Stitch - Various Insertion Stitches - Picots Chapter VII Canvas Work and Stitches Introduction - Samplers - Petit Point Pictures - Cross Stitch - Tent Stitch - Gobelin Stitch - Irish Stitch - Plait Stitch - Two-sided Stitch - Holbein Stitch - Rococo Stitch Chapter VIII Methods of Work Couching - Braid Work - Laid Work - Applied Work - Inlaid Work - Patch Work Chapter IX Methods of Work (continued) Quilting - Raised Work - Darning - Open Fillings - Darned Netting Chapter X Methods of Work (continued) Drawn Thread Work - Hem Stitching - Simple Border Patterns - Darned Thread Patterns - Corners - Cut or Open Work - Various Methods of Refilling the Open Spaces Chapter XI Embroidery with Gold and Silver Threads Introduction - Materials - Precautions for the Prevention of Tarnish - Ancient Method of Couching - Its Various Good Points - Description of Working Diagram - Working a Raised Bar - Examples of Patterns Employed in Old Work - Illustrations upon Draped Figures - Usual Method of Couching - Couching Patterns - Outline Work - Raised Work - The Use of Purls, Bullions, c. Chapter XII Lettering, Heraldry, and Emblems The Uses of Lettering - Marking - Monograms - Heraldry - Emblems Chapter XIII The Garniture of Work Finishing Off - Making Up - Edges - Use of Cordmaking Appliance - Cord Twisted by Hand - Knotted Cord - Fringes - Tassels - Knots Chapter XIV Practical Directions Transferring Patterns - Paste for Embroidery Purposes - Protection and Perservation of Work - Washing Embroidery - Prevention and Cure of Puckered Work - Points about the Thread - Dressing the Frame Part II Tapestry Weaving Chapter XV Introduction Chapter XVI Necessary Appliances and Materials The Loom - Mirror - Bobbins and Needles - The Comb - Embroidery Frame Treated as a Loom - Warp - Wools - Silk - Gold and Silver Thread Chapter XVII Preparations for Work Warping the Loom - Dressing the Coat-stave - Tracing the Pattern upon the Threads Chapter XVIII The Technique of Weaving Weaving - Commencing and Fastening Off - The Interlocking Stitch - Fine Drawing - Shading - Added After-stitches Notes on the Colotype Plates The Collotype Plates Index So this is it! All these directions, graphs instructions for making how these delightful antique examples were originally made! Lots of stuff to keep you busy a very long time! 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 needleworker will be capable of altering as per individual needs and artistic whim. 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 into a CD-ROM Reproductionâ„ using the Adobe Acrobat Reader PDF format. You may download a FREE version of the Adobe software program at www.adobe.com . This is NOT a copy of another CD-ROM. You will receive an ORIGINAL CD of this historic and resourceful book. The text is viewed easily from your computer or you may choose to print each page as you read this amazing book on embroidery. Every page has been meticulously scanned, cleaned and burned to preserve this ANTIQUE book's information and patterns to CD-ROM! The format of this resource has so many more advantages than the original book. What are the benefits of Dakota Prairie Treasures' Antique Book CD Republicationsâ„? * Every image and every page has been scanned to produce crystal clear images and you never have to deal with any crumbling old paper! * These scans are completely sizable. You can enlarge and print according to your visual needs! * Each page is saved in PDF format at a high dsi and is readily accessible using Adobe Acrobat (or other pdf reading software programs). This program is very user friendly and allows you to print any one specific page or the entire book! * Each time you want to use an image, a page or pages you can print it out. Every one will be as crisp and clear as the last! * If you spill your coffee, tea or soda on a page you just print yourself another! * You can put all of your notes or musings on your printouts and save them in a folder for future referencing! *Each CD-ROM comes in a protective case! Curious about the quality of these scans? Please contact me and I will forward an image for your own personal inspection! Scale it, edit it, print it to fit your needs and you are surely going to be quite pleased with the results! You will appreciate the attention taken in providing a TOP QUALITY PRODUCT that you will use for many years to come... Check out Dakota Prairie Treasures' current auctions and store listings for many other unique needlework CD Republicationsâ„ for your creative needleworking pleasure! Payment: I prefer Paypal but also accept Bidpay, money orders or personal check. Shipping: Within the USA: 3.50 via USPS. 3.50. Out-of-country destinations (Canada included): 4.50. Insurance is optional and runs 1.30 per 50 increments per shipment. Combined shipping is available for all Dakota Prairie Auctions ending within 48 hours. Bead and book actions are shipped separately in order to insure they arrive in the very best condition at their new home! You may opt to purchase insurance to cover your item. INSURANCE is optional. We offer our own private insurance for items up to 25 in value and postal insurance for items over 25 value. Copyright Disclaimer: All Dakota Prairie Treasures needlework, design and/or other cd or hardcopy products produced by said seller are copyrighted and owned by us (as is all listing text and photos). You are permitted to use our product's information for items you make for yourself, as gifts or for items you may produce to sell. However, the original designs and images remain the exclusive legal property of Dakota Prairie Treasures. Neither the CD Product content or hardcopy designs or images, or any part thereof, may be reproduced, used in class lessons or duplicated in any media format to be resold or "shared" (either individually or as a package) without Dakota Prairie Treasures' prior written consent. Any and all violations will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. Returns allowed due to manufacturing defects only. Payment Back to Top USA customers: I prefer Paypal but also accept money order or personal check. International customers:payment is accepted via Paypal only. Buyer to contact me within 3 days of auction close. All payments must be received within 10 days following close of auction(s). Email address for Paypal payments will be included following the close of the auction. Please visit out other auctions and store listings at http://stores.ebay.com/Dakota-Prairie-Treasures for other items of similar interest! Thank you! I accept the following forms of payment: PayPal Money Order Personal Check Western Union Auction Payments Money Order Shipping Handling Back to Top Please visit out other auctions and store listings for other items of similar interest at http://stores.ebay.com/Dakota-Prairie-Treasures ! Thank you! USA customers: I prefer Paypal but also accept money order or personal check. International customers:payment is accepted via Paypal only. Buyer to contact me within 3 days of auction close. All payments must be received within 10 days following close of auction(s). Email address for Paypal payments will be included following the close of the auction. 3.50 USPS First-Class Mailï¿ 4.50 Airmail to Canada 4.50 International Air Letter Post Additional Information Back to Top FREE image hosting (including supersized) with Vendio Sales Manager. Make your listings stand out with FREE Vendio custom templates! Listing automation and FREE scheduled listings by Vendio. 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