HNW - Book find! And a question lilinah at
Thu Jan 18 00:17:48 PST 2001

Lynn Downward wrote:
>I went into my neighborhood 2nd hand store and found three books I couldn't
>leave there to the masses.  The first two were by the same author, Mary
>Someone and published in 1930 and 1931.  One was the Art of Embroidery, I
>think, and the second was the Encyclopedia of Embroidery Stitches.  Both
>looked brand hardly used in spite of the age and yellowing of the pages. I
>know I've seen the author's name on this list many times as being a darned
>good resource.  I just wish I had brought her name and the titles of the
>books with me today.

No doubt Mary Thomas. Sorry i can't help with the smocking question, though.

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