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Vintage Irish Crochet Book Butterfly Purse Designs 1912
Priscilla Irish Crochet, No. 2
Spiral Bound Book Republication
Originally Published - 1915!
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Up for bid here is another marvelous Dakota Prairie Treasures Spiral Bound Book Republication "Priscilla Irish Crochet No. 2!" A great authenticinstructional source and from a non-smoking home! This 52 page item covers the gentle art of using crochet hooks and various threads (silk, linen and cotton) to make the daintiest (but also amazingly sturdy) decorative lace for home and clothing. (Original not for sale.)
Our new line of Spiral Bound Book Republications oh-so-conveniently lie flat while in use!
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!
This item includes scores of antique, original patterns from Ireland's beautiful culture! If you are already familiar with traditional crochet, this book will take you to the next level of creating delightful feminine accessories using Irish Crochet motifs of butterflies, flowers, laces, etc. Make graceful and unique handbags, coin purses, baby booties, neckties, cravets, pendants, necklaces buttons, jabots, D'oilies & more! Endless possibilities for bridal and wedding accessories or proms & clubbing... This book will keep you busy making beautiful dainty lace items for you and yours, as gifts or to sell!
"...many choice patterns never before published...The illustration of motifs and finished work are remarkably attractive and are large enough to be easily copied, with the assistance of the very complete directions. The original designs are a special feature of this collection and many unusual adaptations are suggested by the illustrations of the finished work. Irish Crochet workers who do not posses this book would find it a most valuable addition to their needlework library."
Materials for Working
Directions for Working
Explanation of Stitches
Flower Medallion 1
Spray of Daisies
Butterfly Mounted on Hatpin
Roses and Bow
Velvet Bow with Crocheted Slide 1
Velvet Bow with Crocheted Slide 2
To Mount a Motif for Hatpin
Band for Hat Crown
Roses and Bow
Collar in Wheels, Roses and Leaves
Bow with Slide 3
Trimming for Waist
Bow with Slide 4
Wheels Arranged for Dress Garniture
Rose and Fern Bag
Rose, Thistle and Shamrock Doily
Butterfly and Rose Bag
Pin Wheel Doily
Collar in Small Rings
Baby's Ankle Tie
Band for Trimming