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Victorian Tatting the Weldon’s Way: Chantilly Border

The following are instructions for how to tat a “Chantilly Border.”

Victorian Tatting the Weldon’s Way: Square Medallion

Here’s our 17th installment in this series from Weldon’s Practical Needlework, Volume 4, instructions for how to tat a “Square Medallion."

Victorian Tatting the Weldon’s Way: Loop and Leaf Border

Weldon’s Practical Needlework houses a wealth of information on Victorian tatting. Here’s our 21st installment in this series from Weldon’s Practical Needlework, Volume 4. The following are instructions for how to tat a “Loop and Leaf Border.”

Victorian Tatting the Weldon’s Way: Eyelet Insertion

Weldon’s Practical Needlework houses a wealth of information on Victorian tatting. Here’s our 20th installment in this series from Weldon’s Practical Needlework, Volume 4. The following are instructions for how to tat an “Eyelet Insertion.”

Knit a Pair of Victorian-Era Socks

Over the years, we at PieceWork have written a lot about the delightful patterns featured in Weldon’s Practical Needlework, and we’re especially smitten by Weldon’s Victorian-era socks.

Those Weird Victorians: Knit Weldon’s Lead Cushion, or Door Stop

Those weird Victorian added their crafty touch to all manner of household objects and textiles. We offer up this example from Weldon’s Practical Knitter, Thirty-Second Series, a Lead Cushion, or Door Stop.

Victorian Tatting the Weldon’s Way: Octagon Medallion

Here’s our 15th installment in this series from Weldon’s Practical Needlework, Volume 4, how to tat an “Octagon Medallion.”

Victorian Tatting the Weldon’s Way: Round Loop Edging

Here’s our 16th installment in this series from Weldon’s Practical Needlework, Volume 4, how to tat a “Round Loop Edging.”

The Uses and Requisites for Victorian Tatting from Weldon’s

Weldon’s Practical Needlework houses a wealth of information on Victorian tatting. The following “uses” and “requisites” for Victorian tatting are reproduced here as they appeared in Weldon’s Practical Needlework, Volume 4.

Victorian Tatting the Weldon’s Way: Double Stitch

Weldon’s Practical Needlework houses a wealth of information on Victorian tatting. Here’s our fourth installment in this series from Weldon’s Practical Needlework, Volume 4. The following is another method for working double stitch.