Welcome to this Friday’s VTNS Fan Freebie!
Today I’ve chosen an article about lace from a 1904 Delineator Magazine. It doesn’t give instructions on making lace, but provides a glimpse into it’s uses in the early 20th century.
An American women’s magazine of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, The Delineator was founded by the Butterick Publishing Company.
It featured Butterick sewing patterns, fashions of the day, needlework and short fiction stories.
I only have a few, wish I had more, but I love to look through and read them.
The scans include the advertisements which can be fun to look at and see what kind of things were for sale and what they cost back then.
Here is the article:
The pattern is in PDF format so to download it you’ll need the Adobe Reader software on your computer. Most computers come with it, but it is free and can be found here.
Download Instructions: Right-Click the link and select either “save target as” or “save link as” depending on what browser you are using or simply click on it and save or print.