4 edition of Beeton"s Book of Needlework found in the catalog.
October 12, 2006 by IndyPublish .
Written in English
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It will be easy to work the circles in tatting from our illustration; they form an elegant border round the collar. It is drawn together at top. Repeat, joining the two next ovals to the purl which  connects the two next in the piece already worked, and so on. Then take up again the left-hand shuttle, and join the circle to the middle purl of the 1st circle of the 1st row by drawing the cotton through the  purl like a loop, and then drawing the cotton in the right hand through this loop. For the 2nd row take another shuttle, make a loop on the left side with the cotton, and work with this end of cotton over the cotton in the right hand, which is also to be held between the thumb and forefinger of the left hand. The outer row consists of treble stitches, which are worked with 1 chain stitch between, missing 1 stitch under each chain.
The stem of a leaf is always worked last. This forms 1 scallop. The rosettes are joined together with fine cotton. Fasten off the cotton, cut it, and begin a fresh leaf  by working 2 double stitches, 10 purl divided one from the other by 2 double stitches, then 2 more double stitches.
The cotton is fastened on the circles by drawing it through the circle with a crochet-needle, so as to form a loop, and then drawing it out of the loop. Join the thread from reel, and holding it out for a straight thread, commence the scallop 5 double, 1 purl, 5 double, reverse the work. Then comes the border which forms the upper edge. Project Gutenberg updates its listing of IP addresses approximately monthly.
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It is important to note that in assembling the final piece, the scallops on both sides are joined together and then worked in a scalloped button-hole stitch, like so: The book states that the words "Bon appetit" are worked over in Overcast Stitch with black purse silk and steel beads for a better sample, check out Stitch School's Overcast Stitch : The scroll pattern is worked in Chain Stitch with red silk.
The Way to Hold the Hands. Illustration is a variety of the slanting ladder stitch. On a visit to London, she was introduced to Samuel Orchard Beetona publisher of books and popular magazines, whom she married on 10 July It is better to use the proper tatting cotton, because it is stronger than the ordinary kinds; this is manufactured by Messrs.
Materials for trimmings: Messrs. When the first half is completed, work the second in the same way, and fasten it on to the first with the purl. It Beetons Book of Needlework book an immediate bestseller, running to millions of copies within just a few years.
This illustration shows the centre of a tatted couvrette in full size, and measuring 12 inches across. Walter Evans and Co.
Repeat for all the stitches in the same manner; they must be regular and lie close to one another. Join this leaf by its two centre purl to the two last purl of the corner leaf see illustration.
Place the tatting-pin in the loop that is to be joined, and with the hook draw the thread of the loop--that is, round the hand through it--pass the shuttle through this loop, and draw it up tightly close to the stitches. When the pattern has been embroidered cut away the muslin round the outlines with sharp scissors, so that the net forms the grounding see No.
The beginning and the end of the thread are knotted together. After an interval of five-eighths of an inch comes another small circle: 4 double, draw the cotton through the last purl of the large figure, 3 double, draw the cotton through the next long purl of the same figure, 2 double, 1 long purl, 3 double, 1 long purl, 4 double.
The strip of insertion is then tacked on a piece of cardboard or oil-cloth, and the lace stitches are worked between the circles, as is seen in illustration. Fasten the cotton on to the first purl and work the 2nd round: 1 small circle, consisting of 6 double divided by 1 purl.
Wind the cotton several times round the point of the needle, which is inserted into the material half its length the number of times the cotton is to be wound round the needle depends on the length of the patternhold fast the windings with the thumb of the left hand, draw the needle and the cotton through the windings, insert the needle into the material at the same place, and draw it out at the place where the next stitch is to begin.
The outlines of the scallops are first traced with short straight stitches. The wheels in the centre of the eyelets of No. For the lace, make a row of circles one-fifth of an inch distant from each other, consisting each of 6 double, 1 purl, 2 double, 1 purl, 4 times 2 double divided by 1 purl, 1 purl, 2 double, 1 purl, 6 double, which are fastened together by the purl of each circle, and are sewn on the cravat over the cotton between the circles in overcast stitch.
This insertion forms a very pretty standing-up collar when worked with fine cotton and a coloured ribbon drawn through.
This insertion should be worked with coarse cotton. The 3rd row consists of treble stitches in  every other stitch, 1 chain after every treble. Modern ingenuity has discovered some ways of improving on the original plan of tatting, which was, indeed, rather a primitive sort of business as first practised.
Before beginning the circles, make a circle consisting of a foundation chain of 80 stitches, in order to be able to fasten the button-hole stitch; in each of the stitches of the foundation chain work 1 double, then fasten the cotton. Gothic letters are much more difficult to work on account of the many flourishes; it requires great practice in needlework to embroider them well.Buy Beeton's Book of Needlework online at Alibris UK.
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The needlework called Tatting in England, Frivolité in French, and Frivolitäten in German, is a work which seems, from all accounts, to have been in favour several generations ago.
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Includes descriptions of and instructions for tatting, embroidery, knitting, crochet, and point lace; which was a new technique at that time/5(6). Work from left to right, and the letter when completed must look rather like raised printing than like embroidery.
Gothic letters are much more difficult to work on account of the many flourishes; it requires great practice in needlework to embroider them well. Aug 02, · Buy Beeton's Book of Needlework. Consisting Of Descriptions And Instructions, Illustrated By Six Hundred Engravings, Of Tatting Patterns.
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Beeton's Book of Needlework, by Isabella Beeton, published inHome, Preface, Table of contents, Chapters I - 16, is a classic reference book for all crafters, beginners and experienced alike. It contains descriptions and instructions illustrated by engravings of tatting patterns, crochet patterns, knitting patterns, netting patterns, embroidery patterns, point lace patterns, Guipure.