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  • "The Ladies' Hand Book of Fancy and Ornamental Work"
  • "Corticelli Lessons in Tatting"
  • "Practical Tatting Book No. 1"
  • Tree Top Angel(Barbara Foster)

Title: Tatting: A Potpourri of Patterns
Author/Designer: Barbara Foster
Format/Publication Date: TPB:1993
Publisher: Handy Hands Publications,
Page Count: 80
Book Dimensions(ht. x w.): 11" x 8 1/2" x 5"
ISBN: 1-883432-01-4

SUMMARY- This is a republication of Nellie Ellison/Melvia M. Stoddard's "Corticelli Lessons in Tatting", Deaconess' "Practical Tatting Book No. 1", and partially Miss Florence Hartley's "The Ladies' Hand Book of Fancy and Ornamental Work". It has one of Barbara Foster's original designs as well: Tree Top Angel(shown on front cover).