Saturday, October 15, 2011

Silent Muse Saturday READING, GARDENING AND STITCHING TODAY


Silent Muse
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Isabella Beeton

March 1836 – February 1865
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isabella_Beeton






BEETON'S BOOK

OF

NEEDLEWORK

CONSISTING 
OF 
DESCRIPTIONS AND INSTRUCTIONS
and
ILLUSTRATED BY 
SIX HUNDRED ENGRAVINGS

TATTING PATTERNS.

CROCHET PATTERNS.


KNITTING PATTERNS.


NETTING PATTERNS.


EMBROIDERY PATTERNS.


POINT LACE PATTERNS.


GUIPURE D'ART.


BERLIN WORK.


MONOGRAMS.


INITIALS AND NAMES.

PILLOW LACE, AND LACE STITCHES

 -A Sample-





Leaf Raised.


This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost
and with almost  no restrictions whatsoever.
You may copy it, give it away. or
Re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg
License included with this complete eBook

The Secret Life of Mrs Beeton
You can read some review of the
PBS/BBC
Masterpiece Theater production which I watched with delight
on Channel 13 when it first arrived here.
Here
http://www.amazon.com/Masterpiece-Theatre-Secret-Life-Beeton/dp/B000PFUA7S
 


4 comments:

deanna7trees said...

great post. Gutenberg has great free downloads. also good needlework from the past free downloads at:
http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org/html/warm/catalog.htm
loved the video clip. added the movie to my netflix list. thanks.

Ms. ∆×∆p×≥h/4π said...

Wowie Deanna--you are a font of delicious extras! Thank YOU, and you're welcome.

Judy Martin said...

Very interesting post. I loved the video.

Ms. ∆×∆p×≥h/4π said...

Hey Judy-Hope you get to see the whole thing. I loved it. Don't know if there's a library near, but I checked it out of my local library after viewing it on Public Television.