Antique White Edwardian Dress Batiste Embroidery Summer Graduation Wedding

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A lovely summer afternoon, graduation or wedding dress from the Edwardian era. Made of white batiste cotton fabric with machine embroidered detail, the dress would be quite wearable today.  Bodice and most of the three-quartered length raglan sleeves are the … Read More

1899 Corticelli Needlework Magazine Book Embroidery Lace Making How-To

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1899 Fourth Quarter (October) of the Corticelli home needlework magazine book. There are 375 pages. Seven full colored plates.  Many in black and white.   Several lessons on shading of flowers and leaves, such as the Daisy, Holly berry and … Read More

Vintage 1930s Knit Doll Sweater Cream Wool Embroidery Rosette Ribbon

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Now, here’s a pretty little doll sweater. A cute long coat styling made in an attractive knitted pattern. Dating from the 1930’s, the cream wool sweater features embroidered rosettes at the front neck line.  The sweet flowers are made in … Read More

Antique Victorian 1800s Child’s 2 Piece Dress Tambour Trim Embellishment

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Now here is a little sweetie which I am sure could steal your heart!  A little boy’s 2 piece dress, from the late 1800’s, in a white pique cotton fabric.  It is accented with tambour work embroidery at the bottom … Read More

Edwardian Hand Embroidery White on White Edwardian Drawstring Purse Bag Monogram M

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So suitable for a bridal wedding, especially if initial happens to be “M”. Carry for a summer Gatsby party or any other special gathering, this lovely hand embroidered whitework linen drawstring purse from the Edwardian era. The front is decorated … Read More

Original 1931 Singer Instruction Book Embroidery Lace Making Sixth Edition Sewing

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Take a peak inside this amazing original 1931 Singer Instructions Art Embroidery Lace Work book. All these beautiful stitches done by machine.  This book is a sixth edition.  According to the cover pages, the instructions can be used with a … Read More

Colorful Vintage Tablecloth Embroidery Butterfly Novelty Lace Edging

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Here’s a fun vintage luncheon size tablecloth dating from the later 1930’s or 1940’s.  The cloth is embellished with four colorful butterflies embroidered in each of the corners.  Size of each butterfly is 7″ wide x 5″ long. Overall size … Read More

Early 1900s Stencil Daisy Flower Pillow Top Cover To Embroidery

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A wonderful unfinished stenciled pillow top from the early 1900’s.  The stenciling is textured, slightly raised.  The size of the Victorian pillow top is 22″ square.  A circle of daisies forms the outside border with a scattering of flowers at … Read More

1922 Magazine Home Arts Entertainment Woman Weekly Needlework Dorthy Dalton Bride Photo

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A 1922 vintage Home Arts and Entertainment booklet supplement to the Woman’s Weekly magazine.  Published by The Magazine Circulation Co., Inc. Chicago. Here is a wonderful magazine dedicated to home arts, such as needlework, party and entertainment, gardening, food recipes, … Read More

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