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