• Origin of book: United States

    Complete sewing instructions
    Complete sewing instructions
    by elluse

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    Complete sewing instructions

    Language: English
    By: Maude W. Russell
    Book release: 1917


  • Origin of book: United States

    Cutwork Crochet
    Cutwork Crochet
    by elluse

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    Cutwork Crochet

    Language: English

    Crochet leaflet from the fifties, with directions for placemats, doilies, chair mats, and an apron, some worked in two or more colors. Style of these pieces is broadly imitative of cutwork embroidery, with solid areas framing lacy, openwork floral or geometric motifs. Very much in the mid-century style. Prose instructions, American notation.


  • Origin of book: United States

    Clothing for women
    Clothing for women
    by elluse

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    Clothing for women

    Language: English
    By: Laura Irene Baldt
    Book release: 1918

    Selection, design, construction; a practical manual for school and home


  • Origin of book: United States

    The new dressmaker
    The new dressmaker
    by elluse

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    The new dressmaker

    Language: English
    By: Butterick Publishing Company
    Book release: 1921

    With complete and fully illustrated instructions on every point connected with sewing, dressmaking and tailoring, from the actual stitches to the cutting, making, altering, mending, and cleaning of clothes for ladies, misses, girls, children, infants, men and boys


  • Origin of book: United States

    Beading
    New Bead Book
    by elluse

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    New Bead Book

    Language: English
    By: Emma Post Barbour
    Book release: 1924

    From remote antiquity has come the use of beads for personal adornment. A comparison of the beadwork found in the ancient tombs of Egypt with that in vogue at the present time is proof conclusive of the fascination the bright pieces of glass, pottery, metal, bone, ivory, wood, jet, amber, coral, etc. have always held for mankind. Savage tribes used beads as a basis of barter, and wampum (beads made of shell) served our own American Indians for money and ornament. In certain parts of Africa beads evidently of Egyptian or Phoenician origin are occasionally found embedded in the earth. These are supposed to have been used as a medium of trade by the ancients and are greatly prized.

    Since the fourtheenth century the manufacture of beads has been a regular industry in Venice, and there are now a number of European countries engaged in bead production. In our own time the fashioning of beaded articles is not a fad; it is more than a love of adornment – it is artistry; there is a certain charm about the combining of the colors which are made more beautiful by the play of light on the surface of the beads. In our military hospitals beadwork whiles away many otherwise weary hours for the convalescents, combining the making of articles for which they receive compensation with a very pleasant pastime.

    So, in presenting this guide to the fashioning of a small number among the thousands of articles which can be made through the use of beads, we wish to leave you with this thought – that beadwork is always worth while; though fashion may change there is always a return to the beaded; the artistic work of your hands today will give you much satisfaction while the vogue is strong, and a work of art always lives, becoming enhanced by age in both value and sentiment.

    E.P.B


  • Origin of book: United States

    Animated cartoons
    Animated cartoons
    by elluse

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    Animated cartoons

    Language: English
    By: Edwin George Lutz
    Book release: 1920


  • Origin of book: United States

    The American lady-tailor glove-fitting system of dress making
    The American lady tailor glove fitting system of dress making
    by elluse

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    The American lady-tailor glove-fitting system of dress making

    Language: English
    By: Mrs Gartland, Elizabeth, [from old catalog]
    Book release: 1884


  • Origin of book: United States

    The Weiler ladies tailor–dressmaker, designer, cutter and fitter book
    The Weiler ladies tailor dressmaker, designer, cutter and fitter book
    by elluse

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    The Weiler ladies tailor--dressmaker, designer, cutter and fitter book

    Language: English
    By: Sigmond Georg Weiler
    Book release: 1915


  • Origin of book: United States

    Dressmaking self-taught in twenty complete lessons
    Dressmaking self taught in twenty complete lessons
    by elluse

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    Dressmaking self-taught in twenty complete lessons

    Language: English
    By: Edith Marie Carens
    Book release: 1911


  • Origin of book: United States

    Guide to dressmaking
    Guide to dressmaking
    by elluse

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    Guide to dressmaking

    Language: English
    By: J. Henry Symonds, publisher [from old catalog]
    Book release: 1876

    A complete guide to household sewing


  • Origin of book: United States

    Millinery
    Millinery
    by elluse

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    Millinery

    Language: English
    By: Jane Loewen
    Book release: 1925


  • Origin of book: United States

    How to make and trim your own hats
    How to make and trim your own hats
    by elluse

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    How to make and trim your own hats

    Language: English
    By: Vee Walker Powell
    Book release: 1944


  • Origin of book: Ukraine

    Needlework
    Ксенія Колотило збірка взорів за мотивами гуцульської вишивки
    by elluse

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    Ksenia Kolotilo - collection of designs based on Hutsul embroidery

    Language: English
    By: Ksenia Kolotilo

    About 600 specimens collected, created and processed by Ksenia Kolotilo.


  • Origin of book: Ukraine

    Needlework
    Нечипоренко С.Г. Українська вишивка 2010
    by elluse

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    Нечипоренко С.Г. Українська вишивка 2010

    Language: Ukrainian
    By: Нечипоренко С.Г.
    Book release: 2010


  • Origin of book: Ukraine

    Traditional painting
    Tetyana Pata. Album
    by elluse

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    Tetyana Pata. Album

    Language: English
    By: Tetyana Pata
    Book release: 1973