Title Mary Thomas's Dictionary Of Embroidery Stitches.
Book Condition Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition.
Edition New Edition. Revised,full-color edition of this classic book, with over 100 new stitches.
Publisher Crescent Books, New York: 1989.
0517690861 / 9780517690864
Seller ID 14950X1
Mary Thomas'sDictionary of Embroidery Stitches was first published in 1934 and has been reprinted dozens of times since.It is regarded as a classic,and has always proved popular with novice and experienced embroiderers alike. In this updated,full-color edition, over 400 stitches,some100 of them new, are described in detail. For easeof reference the stitches are grouped according to usage,rather than in alphabetical order as in the original book. Fourteen groups of stitches are included, ranging from basic outline and border stitches to more complex detached filling stitches, composite canvas stitches and pulled fabric stitches. Full-color photographs show the stitches worked in sampler form,while individual color diagrams,color-linked to the photograp[hs,illustrated the working method for each stitch. Includes an Index.
(Key Words: Embroidery Stitches, Jan Eaton, Needlecraft, Mary Thomas, Reference Books).