Paisley, Plaid, and Purled: Shawls of the Mid-Nineteenth Century

PPandP book coverNow Available!!!

Exclusively as an Ebook in my Etsy Shop!!!

At long last, I offer you Paisley, Plaid, and Purled: Mid-Nineteenth Century Shawls. I am very excited to finally share my extensive research on mid-century shawls began over a decade ago.

PP&P is 120+ pages long looking at each of the shawls worn during the mid-nineteenth century, including the Civil War era. Learn about the types of shawls, where they came from and how they were worn along with much, much more.

PP&P includes over two dozen CDVs displaying period shawls, photos and illustrations. It also includes over 30 original directions for shawls including sewn and knit shawls.

1. Introduction & Methodology
2. Shawl Culture
3. The Shawls
4. Domestically Made Shawls
5. Shawls for Living History
Bibliography & End Notes
Appendix Including a Glossary of Terms, Manufacturing, Production, and Tariff Statistics, and Exhibition Examples.

Published in: on January 1, 2016 at 1:00 am  Comments (5)  

5 CommentsLeave a comment

  1. Congratulations on your new book release!! What a fantastic way to welcome in 2016 & way to “wow” us all again! 🙂

  2. Congratulations on your new book release!! What a fantastic way to bring in 2016 & “WOW” us all again!

  3. Thank you. I am so excited to finally be able to share this one.

  4. Please tell me how to order/download book. So excited to read it and start making shawls! Janette

  5. I am happy to hear you are excited to read Paisley, Plaid, and Purled. Orders and downloads go through my Etsy shop. (They make it very easy.) Just click on the book cover to take you right to:

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