Anne Orr's Filet Crochet Designs

Product Description

Paperback: 48 pages
Publisher: Dover Publications (May 1986)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0486251039
ISBN-13: 978-0486251035



Anne Orr's charming needlework designs have inspired craftspeople throughout America for decades. From 1919 to 1949, as needlework editor at Good Housekeeping, she was one of the leading figures in the textile arts and her designs are just as popular today as they were at the height of her influential career.

This impressive collection features over 50 elegant designs Mrs. Orr created for filet crochet - a popular technique perfect for embellishing pillows, doilies, bedspreads, placemats, and other household accessories. Reproduced directly from rare leaflets of the teens, twenties, and thirties, these easy-to-use black-and-white charts include a wide variety of lovely motifs: florals, mottoes, baskets, geometrics, and other patterns both sophisticated and simple. Ideal for a myriad of applications by a whole new generation of needleworkers, these classic designs are presented here complete with the original charts, as well as with photographs of many of the finished products.