HNW - Re: Needlework Books
Diane S. Sawyer
tasha_medved at yahoo.com
Fri May 26 06:10:05 PDT 2000
--- Chris <mcelaine at uswest.net> wrote:
> 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
> 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
I have a soft-cover copy of this sitting on my shelf. Just so you
know, "he" is a "she" -- Th. stands for Therese. The book was
written by her and published by DMC in France about a hundred years
ago. I agree, it's got lots and lots of info, but for variety and
ease of use, it pales in comparison to _Mary Thomas' Dictionary of
Embroidery Stitches_. Thomas' has much MUCH better diagrams. After
I bought it, I carried it around with me for weeks, just looking at
the pretty pictures!
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