Art of Needlecraft

Art of Needlecraft

by R. K. Polkinghorne


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Contents Include: Embroidery Introduction - Simple Modern Embroidery - Some More Simple Stitches and Useful Ideas for Embroidery - Edgings, Eyelets, and Initials - Drawn Thread Work, Insertion Stitches, Bars and Filet Embroidery - Embroideries done upon Counted Threads - Some Easy and Interesting Decorative Embroidery - Applique, Patchwork and Inlay for Plain Sewing - Mending and Patching - Smocking - Quilting - Cords, Tassels and Fringes - Making the Home Beautiful - Tapestry and Needlework Rugs -Wool Craft, Oil Baize, and Felt Work - Stencilling - The Craft of Home Made Rugs from Waste Material - Modern Hooked Rugs Made from Wool and Canvas - Weaving at Home on Small Looms - Raffia Work - Some Interesting Methods of Dyeing in Connection with Needlework - Knitting - Crochet Work - Home Dressmaking - Indian Basketry or coiled Basketry - Soft or Suede Leather Work - Some Useful Ideas for Gifts, Bazaars and the Home - Further Hints on Mending, Repairing and Preserving Garments - Some more Useful Ideas for Gifts, Bazaars and the Home - A Few Hints on Millinery - Fur, Fur Trimmings, Renovating Fur and Special Hints on Dressmaking for Children - Lace and Lace Making - Miscellany

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781406792102
Publisher: Pomona Press
Publication date: 01/28/2006
Pages: 660
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.46(d)

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