The Illuminated Ladies' Book of Useful and Ornamental Needlework [ePub]

by Henry Owen

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1844 edition. Excerpt: ... Supposing the stripes to be formed of white and black, the dividing line should be a rich gold colour, working the last row of the white-grounded stripe 2 gold and 2 white, alternately; the next row plain gold colour, and the next 2 gold and 2 black. This explanation is given, as there are scarcely any patterns which it does not apply to, by varying the colours to suit the shade used. examples. No. I. Handsome Pattern For A Table Cover. The Foundation Row, plain black. Second Row, 2 blue, and 2 black, alternately. Third Row, plain blue. Fourth Row, 2 blue, and 2 gold, alternately. Fifth Row, 1 blue, and 3 white. Sixth Row, 2 blue, and 2 gold. Seventh Row, plain blue. Eighth Row, 2 blue, and 2 black. Ninth Row, plain black. Tenth Row, 2 black, and 2 white. Eleventh Row, plain white. Twelfth Row, 3 purple, 2 white, 2 purple, 8 white, and so repeat. Thirteenth Row, 2 green, 2 white, 2 green, 9 white. Fourteenth Row, 2 scarlet, 4 green, 1 white, 3 green, 2 scarlet, 3 white. Fifteenth Row, 5 claret, 2 white, 1 claret, 2 white, 4 claret, 1 white. Sixteenth Row, 3 blue, 2 black, 1 white, 2 black, 3 blue, 4 white. Seventeenth Row, 2 blue, 1 white, 2 blue, 10 white. Eighteenth Row, 3 scarlet, 1 white, 3 scarlet, 8 white. Nineteenth Row, 2 yellow, 2 white, 3 yellow, 8 white. Twentieth plain Row, white. Twenty-first Row, 2 black, 2 white. And so repeat, beginning at the top row. No. ii. This Pattern would be suitable for a Carriage Bag, or if worked in silk would look neat and pretty as a Purse. The Foundation should be worked in black. First Row, 5 orange, 5 black, 3 orange, 1 black, 4 orange, 7 black. Second Row, 7 scarlet, 5 black, 7 scarlet, 6 black. Third Row, 5 drab, 1 black, 2 drab, 2 black, 4 drab, 2 black, 4 drab. Fourth Row, 6 primrose, 6...



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