Mary Thomas s Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches

This is an outstanding reference book that will enable all needle-workers to master the art of embroidery.

Author: Mary Thomas

Publisher: Trafalgar Square

ISBN: 1570761183

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 208

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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.

Mary Thomas s Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches

This book includes full illustrated instructions for over 400 embroidery stitches, ranging from simple border and outline stitches, to filling stitches, canvas stitches, and pulled fabric stitches.

Author: Jan Eaton

Publisher: SearchPress+ORM

ISBN: 9781781265635

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 208

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A redesigned edition of the classic, go-to embroidery guide for all skill levels, featuring clear instructions and huge library of stitches. This book includes full illustrated instructions for over 400 embroidery stitches, ranging from simple border and outline stitches, to filling stitches, canvas stitches, and pulled fabric stitches. Scattered throughout are dozens of inspirational embroideries to show the stitches in use. First published in 1934, Mary Thomas’s Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches is ideal for those starting out with needlework as well as more accomplished embroiderers looking for inspiration for different stitches and techniques. This new, revamped edition includes the internationally renowned embroiderer Jan Eaton’s revisions to the original text, and a preface by famed embroiderer Mary Corbet. Praise for Mary Thomas’s Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches “This is one that I always recommend, because of its . . . easy to read diagrams and instructions, and logical categorization of stitches.” —Mary Corbet’s Needle ‘N Thread

Mary Thomas s Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches

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.

Author: Mary Thomas

Publisher:

ISBN: 0340006056

Category: Embroidery

Page: 234

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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.

Mary Thomas s Embroidery Book

Mary Thomas. be filled with drawn fabric stitches. Geometric forms and borders, vandyke, etc., can be worked out on ... stitches, and fiftyfour of these have already been published in the Dictionary in diagram and photographic form, ...

Author: Mary Thomas

Publisher: Read Books Ltd

ISBN: 9781473389953

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 322

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This early work is a fascinating read for any sewing enthusiast or historian. Its 304 pages are extensively illustrated with diagrams, drawings and photographs forming a complete how-to guide to embroidery that is thoroughly recommended for the shelf of all handicraft lovers. Contents Include: Preface; Acknowledgments; Types of Embroidery: Appliqué Embroidery; Assisi Cross Stitch Embroidery; Black Work; Broderie Anglaise; Canvas Embroidery; Cords, Fringes and Tassels; Couching, Laid and Gold Work; Cross Stitch Embroidery; Cut Work; Darning on Fabric; Double Running; Drawn Fabric Work; Drawn Thread Work; Filet Darning; Florentine Embroidery; Hardanger Embroidery; Hedebo Embroidery; Initials and Monograms; Jacobean Embroidery; Mountmellick Embroidery; Needleweaving; Net Embroidery; Patchwork; Quilting; Samplers; Seams, hems and Faggotting; Shadow Work; Smocking; Stump Work; Tapestry; Technical Hints; List of Illustrations. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

The Needlepoint Book

A New Look at Bargello. ... Strite-Kurz, Ann. “An Analysis of Diaper Patterns and Their Specific Use in Canvas Embroidery. ... Thomas, Mary. Mary Thomas's Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches. New York: Gramercy, 1935. Tombros, Stacey.

Author: Jo Ippolito Christensen

Publisher: Touchstone

ISBN: 9781476754093

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 560

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Now in paperback, The Needlepoint Book is the only needlework guide you’ll ever need—now including 436 stitches and 1,680 illustrations. Since its original publication in 1976, The Needlepoint Book has become known as the bible for all stitching enthusiasts—the one resource for every needlepoint aficionado. Whether you’re new to the craft or have been practicing for years, this guide covers your sewing journey from inspiration to achievement with specific guidelines on how to make the painted canvas yours. Featuring all-new projects and stitch patterns for every level of expertise, you will learn practical skills, such as how to: -Choose your project with purpose -Tell its story with stitches and fibers -Create mood with color and texture -Fill that blank background -Select and use embellishments such as beads and sequins Included in this revised and expanded edition is a crash course on how to use new fibers; updated information on materials, as well as how to work with and care for them; dozens of new stitches; and diagrams and stitch guides for select projects included in the book. Also featured are thirty-two pages of color photographs with all-new projects; dozens of new stitches explained with photos and drawings; and a new ribbon stitch chapter. The Needlepoint Book is the one book to own on the topic. In one comprehensive volume, it has everything you'll need to create your own artistic, high-quality heirloom.

Illustrated Encyclopedia of World Costume

Materials: Textile Fabrics, Leather, Furs and Hides CUNNINGTON, CW. and P., and BEARD, C., A Dictionary ofEnglish Costume, Glossary of ... THOMAS, M., Mary Thomas's Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches, Hodder and Stoughton, 1934.

Author: Doreen Yarwood

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486433806

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 471

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This authoritative resource presents a comprehensive history of clothing and accessories. "A mine of information" (Choice), the book covers every world culture with 650-plus entries, more than 2,100 black-and-white drawings, and eight pages of color illustrations. A detailed index makes it easy to locate garments from any era.

Simple Embroidery and Simple Embroidery Design A Two Volume How To Guide for Beginners

BIBLIOGRAPHY Many books have been published on embroidery and stitchery, but the Author selects the following as being particularly worthwhile studying. For stitchery:—Mary Thomas's Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches (Hodder & Stoughton ...

Author: Marguerite Randell

Publisher: Read Books Ltd

ISBN: 9781473388222

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 130

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This is a classic guide to embroidery designed especially for amateurs. Embroidery is the handicraft of decorating fabric or other materials with needle and thread or yarn. Embroidery may also incorporate other materials such as metal strips, pearls, beads, quills, and sequins. This fantastic guide offers the reader a practical introduction to the subject, making it perfect for those with little previous experience. Contents include: “The Art of Embroidery”, “Freehand Stitches – Chain Group”, “Chain Stitches”, “Chain Stitches (continued)”, “Herringbone Stitches”, “Herringbone Stitches (continued)”, “Stem or Outline Stitches”, “Hemstitching”, “Hemstitching (continued)”, “Embroidery”, etc. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially-commissioned new introduction on embroidery.

Stitched Gifts

Stitch-opedia: The Only Embroidery Reference You'll Ever Need. New York: St. Martin's Griffin, 2010. Thomas, Mary, and Jan Eaton. Mary Thomas's Dictionary ofEmbroidery Stitches. North Pomfret, Vermont: Trafalgar ...

Author: Jessica Marquez

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 9781452120522

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 160

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Make something meaningful for birthdays, baby showers, and more with these stylish embroidered gifts. From Jessica Marquez, founder of the popular blog and shop Miniature Rhino, Stitched Gifts offers irresistible embroidery projects for every occasion—weddings, holidays, baby showers, anniversaries, or just because. Each project is rendered in Marquez’s signature natural, modern style and can be easily personalized for truly meaningful keepsakes. Featuring an illustrated stitch dictionary, striking photographs, plus a section on creative finishing techniques such as staining hoops, framing, and more, this distinctly beautiful craft book has something for embroiderers of all skill levels.

The Rosemary McLeod Craft Series Bags

Appliqué Design and Method by Kathleen Mann, published by A. & C. Black Ltd, 1937. • Mary Thomas's Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches published by William Morrow and Company, 1935. • Mary Thomas's Embroidery Book published by Hodder ...

Author: Rosemary McLeod

Publisher: Penguin Random House New Zealand Limited

ISBN: 9781775534624

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 81

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How to make amazing bags, all instructions included. Taken from Rosemary McLeod's amazing book With Bold Needle & Thread: Adventures in Vintage Needlecraft, the 11 patterns in this ebook come from women' s magazines of the 1930s to 1950s, recreated with a modern twist. Rosemary McLeod, bestselling author and expert on textile crafts, has written easy to follow patterns that will inspire and delight. This book is part of the five-part The Rosemary McLeod Craft Series, which offers fabric projects for aprons, tea cosies, cushions and other interior decor items, and adornments.

The Rosemary McLeod Craft Series Aprons

Appliqué Design and Method by Kathleen Mann, published by A. & C. Black Ltd, 1937. • Mary Thomas's Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches published by William Morrow and Company, 1935. • Mary Thomas's Embroidery Book published by Hodder ...

Author: Rosemary McLeod

Publisher: Penguin Random House New Zealand Limited

ISBN: 9781775534372

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 47

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How to make amazing vintage aprons, all instructions included. Taken from Rosemary McLeod's amazing book With Bold Needle & Thread: Adventures in Vintage Needlecraft, the six patterns in this ebook come from women' s magazines of the 1930s to 1950s, recreated with a modern twist. Rosemary McLeod, bestselling author and expert on textile crafts, has written easy to follow patterns that will inspire and delight. This book is part of the five-part The Rosemary McLeod Craft Series, which offers projects for bags, tea cosies, cushions and other interior decor items, and adornments.