CROCHET FOR THE HOME
- Hi All,
See cover scans of these & other modestly priced goodies for sale (&
6 *free* patterns) at: http://www.lrvictor.bravepages.com
Thanks for lookin',
Linda in PA
>J&P Coats Book # 2, A BOOK OF GENERAL CROCHET WORK, undated - 1910s($9.50)
29 pages. Red tinted photos & diagrams of designs by Anne Orr. Filet
crochet; boudoir lamp; pillow; insertions; baby cap of pop corn
stitch (lovely!); peacock panel in filet; pram robe; Irish crochet
bag & collar; filet brassiere; corset cover in filet; tea tray
cloth; church lace.
>Lily #1100, PORTRAITS IN CROCHET, no date ($5.00)24 page booklet with a truly fabulous assortment of projects for
every room of the house! Among the 35+ items are: lamp shades; flower
dish and candlesticks; pin cushions; barbecue mitts; toy scottie;
>Clark's #265, BATHROOM BEAUTIES, 1950 ($3.50)15 page booklet has color photos of really *cool* bath towel
decorations: Penguin, goldfish; daisy; poinsettia, cherries, more.
Cute sewn to a kiddies T-shirt!
>Clark's #508, CONTEMPORARY CROCHET THROUGHOUT THE HOME, 1954 ($4.50)31 page booklet has *fab* color photos of 50's rooms! Projects for
every part of the house: lampshade covers; place mats; table cloth;
pillows; rugs. For fans of the 50's!
>Star #68, POCKET POTHOLDERS, 1950 ($2.75)15 pages in perfect condition. 15 pot holders including; cowboy boot;
frog; pig; sombrero; & more. You could decorate a kid's jacket with
some of these!
>Royal Society #25, HAND CROCHET DOILIES, 1951 ($3.50)23 page booklet has blue-tinted B&W photos of 14 crochet doilies and
2 to knit.
>Coats & Clark #289, AFGHANS, 1952 ($4.00)15 page booklet has color photos of designs 9 to crochet and 2 to
knit. Stay cozy in your 50's home with these stylish lovelies.
>Margaret Ramsay & Sondra Miller, CROCHETING FOR THE HOME, CreativeHome Libraries, 1977 ($6.00)
208 page hardback has lightly bumped corners, but is in good
condition. DJ shows expected wear. B&W photos, diagrams and color
plate section. A variety techniques are introduced and home decor
projects are provided to use them: tapestry; filet; afghan; woven;
shapes; free-form shaping!
>Anne Halliday, DECORATING WITH CROCHET, Houghton Mifflin, 1975($5.00)
154 page hardback/dust jacket in good/fair condition. Color plate
section and b&w photos of a variety of home decor items: rugs;
tapestries, afghans; pillows; place mats; curtains; pictures
(butterfly; bouquet; love & strawberry), more.
>American School of Needlework #1132, THREAD CROCHET BIRDHOUSES, 1992($2.50)
16 pages with 6 charming birdhouse designed by Jennie Black. They are
>Bernat #233, TABRIZ NEEDLE ART, 1977 ($3.00)56 pages with 42 designs that are mainly crochet: rugs; pillow
covers; placemats; shoebag; 2 pair of bootie style slippers; filet
curtain; ottoman cover; turtle pillow; etc. There are 4 macrame plant
hangers. 3 pillows & 2 dolls to knit.
>AFGHANS FOR ALL SEASONS, Leisure Arts & Oxmoor, 1993 ($5.00)143 page hardback in like new condition. 52 afghans categorized by
season offers a variety of patterns for both beginning & advanced
crocheters. Afghans for everyone in the family from masculine designs
for dad & feminine frills for mom to bright throws for children &
cuddly cover-ups for baby.
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