Renaissance Patterns for Lace, Embroidery and Needlepoint


Author: Federico Vinciolo
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486224384
Category: Design
Page: 93
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Old Venetian lace has always been considered one of the high points of the textile arts, what with its imaginative design, technical brilliance, and universal appeal to all lands and times. It was the ancestor of most of the important laces that have since been made in Europe, and surviving specimens are the treasured possessions of the great museums of the world. Federico Vinciolo is one of the masters within this art. A leading Venetian designer, he was summoned in France to the court of Henry II, probably by Catherine de Medici, where he had the monopoly on manufacturing lace neck ruffs. In 1587 Vinciolo published a collection of his best patterns and designs, Les singuliers et nouveaux pourtraicts, which went through more than a dozen printings in France and Italy. It remains one of the basic books in the history of lace. For the modern needleworker who wishes to recapture the charm of this antique lace, Vinciolo's book offers 98 plates of fine patterns and designs in various techniques: needlepoint, darned netting, point coupé, counted thread work, and others. These include geometric forms, exuberant treatment of classical motives, Italian and Levantine designs, and mush else that the modern worker, able to pick out a pattern, can re-create. Most of this material is nowhere else available. Vinciolo's designs are also of interest to the graphic artist who wishes delicate yet forceful textile images.

24-Hour Quilting Projects


Author: Rita Weiss
Publisher: Courier Dover Publications
ISBN: 0486800318
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 128
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It doesn't have to take months or years to make a quilt ― believe it or not, these patterns require only 24 hours or less! Whether you're an absolute beginner or an experienced quilter, these simple instructions for 20 projects offer everything you need to know from start to finish. You'll discover innovative, time-saving techniques that make fast work of cutting and sewing heirloom-quality quilts. Full-color photos illustrate directions for pinwheel layouts, zig zag arrangements, patchwork designs, and appliqué motifs. Create wall hangings, decorative throws, and traditional quilts of all sizes that will add charm to any room. This wealth of projects — many of which can be finished in just six hours—offers designs that look as if they took months to stitch. In addition to their keepsake value, the quilts make wonderful gifts for all occasions.

24-Hour Crochet Projects


Author: Rita Weiss
Publisher: Courier Dover Publications
ISBN: 0486800326
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 128
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Twenty-four quick and easy patterns include stylish hats, scarves, sweaters, and purses as well as afghans, doilies, and baby clothes. Includes full-color photos plus a helpful "Refresher Course."

24-Hour Knitting Projects


Author: Rita Weiss
Publisher: Courier Dover Publications
ISBN: 0486800334
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 128
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Reprint: Originally published: New York: Sterling Pub., 2004.

Knitting in the Nordic Tradition


Author: Vibeke Lind
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486794911
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 128
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Richly illustrated with photos, charts, and drawings, this guide features more than 100 patterns for children's and adults' sweaters, jackets, caps, mittens, stockings, and shawls. Includes suggestions for adaptations to individual tastes.

Tatting Patterns and Designs


Author: Gun Blomqvist,Elwy Persson
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486258133
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 95
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This distinctive gallery of over 85 beautiful and useful tatted items are ideal for testing and developing the skills of both intermediate and advanced tatters. The delicate designs include such lovely edgings as the dainty Annette and charming Margareta as well as the exquisite doilies Mignonette and Peony, which are perfect for centerpieces, vanity sets, and table settings.

German Renaissance Patterns for Embroidery

A Facsimile Copy of Nicolas Bassée's New Modelbuch of 1568
Author: Kathleen Epstein
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Embroidery
Page: 123
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The French Renaissance in Prints from the Bibliotèque Nationale de France


Author: Georg Baselitz,Cynthia Burlingham,Marianne Grivel,Bibliothèque nationale de France,Henri Zerner
Publisher: Grunwald Center for the
ISBN: 9780962816239
Category: Art
Page: 493
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The Crochet Workbook


Author: Sylvia Cosh,James Walters
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 048649621X
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 96
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Take your craft to another level with this imaginative approach to crochet. More than just a manual on techniques or a pattern book, this guide shows how to transcend the use of traditional hooks, stitches, and yarns to produce truly innovative creations. A pioneering work in freeform crochet, the book is suitable for all ages and levels of expertise. It provides beginners with the chance to master basic stitches, and it offers advanced crocheters the opportunity to discover new ideas, colors, and designs. More than 80 color photographs and 49 line drawings with captions illustrate everything from stitches to garment construction to finished products. A concluding section of practical information explains abbreviations and terms, and every chapter encourages the development of personal creativity and individual style.

Pattern book of Renaissance lace

a reprint of the 1617 edition of the "Corona delle nobili et virtuose donne"
Author: Cesare Vecellio,Stanley Appelbaum,Mary Carolyn Waldrep
Publisher: Dover Pubns
ISBN: N.A
Category: Art
Page: 66
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The technique of filet lace


Author: Pauline Knight
Publisher: B.T. Batsford
ISBN: N.A
Category: Lace and lace making
Page: 136
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Membership Handbook


Author: International Old Lacers
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category:
Page: N.A
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The Bulletin of the I.O.L.I.


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Lace and lace making
Page: N.A
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Legacy of lace

identifying, collecting, and preserving American lace
Author: Kathleen Warnick,Shirley Nilsson
Publisher: Crown Pub
ISBN: N.A
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 186
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A guide for beginning collectors of lace provides all the information necessary to identify the common forms of American lace and offers tips on preserving, storing, and displaying lace

Antique Lace

Identifying Types and Techniques
Author: N.A
Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited
ISBN: N.A
Category: Antiques & Collectibles
Page: 248
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Lace, like silver or porcelain, can be classified by type and its date and place of origin often can be identified. But in the absence of marks giving maker or date, lace must be judged on its technical features and style. This new edition gathers fascinating and useful information in an easy to read and well-organised text covering needlepoint laces, embroideries, lace knitting and tatting, and bobbin laces made in Europe from the 16th century forward, including 19th century revivals. Each type is described and illustrated with hundreds of photographs and line drawings to show the technical characteristics and particular regard to the way one lace compares with another. A glossary, notes on cleaning, care, and conservation, and a price guide make this an essential reference for lace makers, designers, and lace collectors alike.

Embroidered venetian lace design


Author: Vima de Marchi Micheli
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 9
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The Identification of Lace


Author: Pat Earnshaw
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780852634844
Category: Lace and lace making
Page: 160
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Lace

A Guide to Identification of Old Lace Types and Techniques
Author: Heather Toomer
Publisher: B T Batsford Limited
ISBN: N.A
Category: Lace and lace making
Page: 192
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Greek Threadwork

Lace
Author: Tatiana Ioannou-Yannara
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Lace and lace making
Page: 251
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