The Lady's Manual of Fancy-Work - A Complete Instruction in Every Variety of Ornamental Needle-Work

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Read Books, 2010 - Crafts & Hobbies - 226 pages
THE LADYS MANUAL OF FANCY-WORK. This book contains a complete and consise instructor in every variety of ornamental needle-work. It provides a list of materials, and hints for their selection; advide on making up and trimming. Includes a catalogue of articles suitable for wedding, birthday, and New Year gifts as well as also providing a glossary of French and German terms used in Needle-work, that are not to be found in any dictionary. This book can be described as a complete lexicon of Fancy Needle-work. Originally published in 1859. Many of the earliest books on weaving, textiles and needlework, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

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