HNW - Re: Needlework Books

Frank A Thallas Jr hardcorps at vcn.com
Fri May 26 01:56:08 PDT 2000


  This is a lovely book - by a lady, BTW... I find some of the pictures are
not the
clearest (at least in my copy) but the explanations are great, especially
for things like
"plain sewing" (hah!) and other "old fashioned" techniques not covered in
many
modern books.

Liadain

> I have "The Complete Encyclopedia of Needlework" by Th. de Dillmont.  I
have
> had it for years and boy does it have alot in it.  It goes into such
precise
> details! I just wished he got into a little more details about when the
> different types of needlework was first started. He also has various ways
of
> cleaning the embroidery/lace pieces depending on what type of thread or
> material stitched on.  Has anybody ever seen this book?  If so, how does
it
> compare to the others that are out there?
> Christine (Kelley) Miller
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