Another very collectible and useful book! This one is “Tatting”, copyright 1939 by Spool Cotton Company. It’s a 3rd edition and has 23 pages. There are tatting patterns for towels, hankies, collars, an “exquisite baby cap”, and many others. Book is in good condition with a small spill stain (soda or coffee) on page edge (margin) – does not affect patterns/instructions in any way.
Neat tatting pattern book with copyright date of 1941! I have always appreciated the art of fine tatting but didn’t realize there were different designs – with names – I just thought tatting was tatting. This book (23 pages) shows tatting designs of “Tradition”, “Wedding Bells”, “Butterfly”, “Fleurette”, “Debut”, and “Forsythia”...
Another super neat book by The Spool Cotton Company! This one is titled “Laces and Edgings”, has 23 pages, copyright date of 1943, and is a second edition. There are designs/instructions for crochet and knit edgings for hankies, towels, etc. This is a super book that is in wonderful condition!
Another super neat tatting book! This one is titled “Tatting, a fascinating book of delicate lace designs”, has 23 pages, and has a copyright date of 1944 by the Spool Cotton Company. Included are designs/instructions for hanky edgings, chair set, boutonniere, collar, doilies, and – surprise – earrings! One heading of particular interest is “Spun Sugar Accessories, Glamour For the White Collar Girl” – which definitely dates this to the war years...
This book (22 pages) has designs/instructions for crochet and knitting edgings! It has a copyright date of 1945 by The Spool Cotton Company and this is the 7th edition of the book. There are designs for edgings for hankies, sheets, pillowcases, towels and more. Book is in excellent condition (there is some writing on top corner of one page). Super!
This is a super item that is not only very collectible but is very usable – it’s a handkerchief edgings book (15 pages) with a copyright date of 1949 and it’s a first edition! Some of the page headings are so cute – “Blow and Behold”, “Right on the Nose”, and (my favorite) “Will You be Mine?, Dainty edgings with come-hither ways”. Very good condition.
This book by American Thread Company is titled “Star Gift Book” and has designs/instructions for items to knit, crochet, and tat. Included are instructions for house shoes/slippers, crochet aprons (so popular and highly sought by today’s collectors!), handbags, hanky edgings, two dogs and a cat, doilies, hotplates, and more...
Lots of detail and pretty colors on this hanky with a large bouquet of flowers! Handkerchief measures 13 ¾” x 13 ¾” and is in excellent condition.
Another beautiful hanky with pink roses! Measures 14 ¾” x 14 ¾” and is in excellent condition.
This is a lovely handkerchief – so colorful! Center is a round bouquet of purple violets that is surrounded with a border of green and gold (painted) leaves. Hanky measures 13 ¼” x 13 ½” and is in excellent condition. Very pretty!
Another beautiful hanky with lots of color! This one has bouquets of pink poppies “tied” with a blue bow and the bows have cut-outs. Hanky measures 13 ¾” x 13 ¼” and is in excellent condition.
This hanky has bouquets of pink roses with vibrant colors! There is a bouquet in each corner and a single rose between each bouquet. Hanky measures 16 ½” x 16 ¼”, is in excellent condition, and is absolutely beautiful!
This is one of the prettiest hankies in our inventory! It has 2 large bouquets of pink roses, measures 15 ¾” x 16 ¼”, and is in excellent condition.
Excellent condition Christmas hanky! It’s white with bouquets of poinsettias and measured 14” x 14”. Pretty!
This is a very pretty Christmas hanky! It’s white with bouquets of white poinsettias and it has red poinsettias all around the edges. Hanky measures 14 ½” x 14 ½” and is in excellent condition.
This is a neat, retro item – a “bowling” theme charm bracelet! Gold-tone bracelet has 10 pins and a bowling ball charm. Bracelet is 7” and has a substantial weight, the pins are ½”.
Another neat C-6 bulb listing! These are also General Electric and are in original box. There are a total of 11 bulbs (prior owner put in an extra), they’re a pretty red color, and they all work!
This listing has 8 of the smaller (C-6) size replacement bulbs! They are in the original “GE Christmas Tree Lamps” box and appear to have never been used – I tested them and all work. Neat items!