Mary Thomas's Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches

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The outstanding classic reference guide for embroiderers, now in paperback.

First published in 1934, Mary Thomas's Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches has long been a well-loved favorite of novice and experienced embroiderers alike! The new and redesigned paperback edition of this indispensable handbook includes the internationally-renowned embroiderer Jan Eaton's revisions to the original text, with an extensive library of stitches arranged by usage, ranging from basic outline and border stitches to more complex detached-filling and pulled-fabric stitches--enabling all needle-workers to master the art of embroidery at every level, with clear, helpful photographs and step-by-step instructions.

  • Over 400 stitches explained and illustrated with diagrams and photographs.
  • Ideal for those starting out with needlework, as well as accomplished embroiderers seeking inspiration for different stitches and techniques.
  • 14 stitch categories, including outline stitches, filling stitches, canvas stitches, insertion stitches, and more.
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    January 29, 2019