Victorian Needlework

Victorian Needlework

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a€c Patterns and illustrations from women's periodicals and pattern books of the time provide a window into Victorian life that will be especially intriguing to the legions who practice these crafts today a€c Quotations from memoirs, works of fiction, and poetry allow readers to share the experiences of women of the periodEmbroidery usually meant decorative fancy work during the Victorian period, but utilitarian items of plain sewing use embroidery techniques. Patchwork piecing might be considered as either fancy work or plain sewing, depending on the purpose and level of artistic design. ... a€”The Young Ladiesa#39;Journal Complete Guide to the Work-Table (1885) CROCHET Crochet is a form of lace that entails passinganbsp;...

Title:Victorian Needlework
Author:Kathryn Ledbetter
Publisher:ABC-CLIO - 2012-01-31


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