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Mary Thomas's Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches (original 1934; edition 1998)
by Mary Thomas, Jan Eaton
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0340510757, Hardcover)This practical dictionary of embroidery stitches, which was originally published in 1934, has now been updated and illustrated. It shows details of 400 stitches - the working method, the effective use of the stitch and the suitable threads and materials. Photographs of historic embroideries from Europe, America and the Orient illustrate how the stitches can be used.
(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:35:23 -0400)
'Mary Thomas's Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches' was first published in 1934 and has been reprinted dozens of time since. it is regarded as a class and had always proved popular with novice and experienced embroiderers alike.
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