Cover image for Mary Thomas's dictionary of embroidery stitches.
Title:
Mary Thomas's dictionary of embroidery stitches.
Author:
Thomas, Mary, 1889-1948.
Personal Author:
Uniform Title:
Dictionary of embroidery stitches
Edition:
New edition / by Jan Eaton.
Publication Information:
North Pomfret, Vt. : Trafalgar Square Pub., 1998.
Physical Description:
208 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
General Note:
"Revised, full-color edition of this classic book, with over 100 new stitches."

"First paperback edition published in the United States of America"--T.p. verso.

Includes index.
Language:
English
Added Author:
ISBN:
9781570761188
Format :
Book

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Status
Central Library TT770 .T5 1998 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

First published in 1934, Mary Thomas' book has long been a favorite of novice and experienced embroiderers alike. Updated by Jan Eaton, it pictures and describes over 400 embroidery stitches arranged by usage, ranging from basic outline and border stitches to more complex detached-filling and pulled-fabric stitches. This is an outstanding reference book that will enable all needle-workers to master the art of embroidery.


Author Notes

Jan Eaton's books include "Creative Guide to Cross Stitch Embroidery "and" Around the World in Cross Stitch."


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Library Journal Review

Originally published in hardcover by Hodder & Stoughton in 1989, this is a completely revised full-color edition of Thomas's 1934 classic, Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches. A comprehensive dictionary offering more than 400 stitches, this edition includes 100 new stitches, all described and pictured in full-color diagrams. Essential for public libraries and embroidery collections. (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.


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