Woman's Day Book of American Needlework by Rose Wilder 1963 Lane Simon and Schuster

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Dive into the heart of American heritage with the "Woman's Day Book of American Needlework," penned by Rose Wilder Lane in 1963. This timeless hardcover treasure offers a direct connection to the spirit of "Little House on the Prairie."

Beyond its historical allure, the book stands out for its comprehensive overview of American needlework, providing readers with a wealth of knowledge and inspiration at an unbeatable value.


  • Title: Woman's Day Book of American Needlework
  • Author: Rose Wilder Lane
  • Publication Date: 1963
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Pages: 296
  • Dimensions: 12x9x1 inches
  • Language: English
  • Condition: Yellowing of the cover, signed by the previous owner as shown in the photos

Rose Wilder Lane, the daughter of Laura Ingalls Wilder, embarks on a mission to preserve the intricate patterns and techniques crafted by generations of women. Challenging the male-dominated pattern industry, Lane compiles an extensive collection of designs that celebrate female creativity and skill.

From historic patterns to real-size templates, this book is a testament to timeless American needlework, filled with educational and enjoyable content for needleworkers of all levels.

Key Elements:

  • Embrace the essence of American culture and the legacy of the Wilder family. This book serves as a bridge to the pioneering spirit of female independence and self-reliance championed by Laura Ingalls Wilder and her daughter Rose.
  • Discover a variety of American needlework techniques, complemented by real-size patterns. This guide is perfect for both novice and experienced needleworkers, offering a window into the rich tradition of women's craft.

"Woman's Day Book of American Needlework" is more than just a book; it's a piece of cultural heritage that will never go out of style. Its pages are a celebration of the creativity and resilience of women through generations.

Wrapping Up:

Rose Wilder Lane's "Woman's Day Book of American Needlework" is an essential addition to any crafter's library. It not only honors the artistic achievements of women but also serves as a comprehensive guide to the beauty and diversity of American needlework. A win-win for history buffs and craft enthusiasts alike.


This vintage book has been previously loved, showing signs of wear such as yellowing of the cover and a signature from the previous owner. Please refer to the photos for more details, and don't hesitate to reach out for additional information or images.

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