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And So To Embroider Needlework Development Scheme Encouraging and stimulating book planned to encourage individual creative design. Well Illustrated. £20.00 Add
Embroidery and Tapestry Weaving Grace Christie Invaluable pracrical introduction to the crafts of embroidery first published in 1906. Black and white illustrations. 370pp, £35.00 Add
Boutis and Trapunto Catherine Coget Innovative approach to the combination of embroidery, quilting and decorative design. Practical guide with step by step instructions.Very well illustrated. 76pp. £11.00 Add
Samplers Town and Country Witney Antiques A collection of fine antique needlework samplers, naming the cities, towns and villages in which they were worked. Including a group of rare map samplers. Very well illustrated with colour photos. 48pp. £30.00 Add
Diligence, Industry and Virtue Witney Antiques British Samplers and Historic Embroideries. Catalogue from the Witney Antiques Exhibition. Superbly illustrated with colour photos. 48pp. £40.00 Add
Samplers Mapped and Charted Witney Antiques Samplers and Historic Embroideries. Exhibition catalogue of rare and unusual pieces themed around maps. Superbly illustrated with colour photos. 56pp. £40.00 Add
On This Fair Sampler Does My Needle Write Witney Antiques Samplers and Historic Embroideries. Exhibition Catalogue of rare and fine pieces. Superbly illustrated in colour. 56pp. £30.00 Add
Stitched in Adversity Witney Antiques Samplers of the Poor. Samplers and Historic Embroideries. Exhibition catalogue of fine examples of those pieces made by children mainly in institutions. Superbly illustrated with colour photos. 56pp. £40.00 Add
An Exceptional Endeavour Witney Antiques British Samplers and Historic Embroideries. Exhibition catalogue of rare and interesting pieces. Superbly illustrated in colour. 48pp. £40.00 Add
Patterns of Childhood Samplers from Glasgow Museums Rebecca Quinton A unique survey of samplers that span over 300 years, offering a fascinating glimpse of social life as well as textile history. Very well illustrated in colour throughout. 96pp. £35.00 Add
Samplers - A School Room Exercise Witney Antiques Exhibition catalogue of a rare collection of needlework samplers recording the shool, institution or teacher under whose instructions the sampler was made. Well illustrated in colour. 34pp. £30.00 Add
Costume - The Journal of the Costume Society No 14
Dedicated to Anne Buck. Comprised of articles by authoritative costume historians on various subjects including Medieval Courtly Splendour, Charles I's Clothes, Embroidered Gloves, Maternity Dress 1845, The Second Hand Clothes Trade 1700-1978 etc. Many black and white illustrations. 192pp. £15.00 Add
Assisi Embroidery DMC Library New revised Edition. 12pp of text. 68 Colour Plates of designs plus 10 Black and White illustrations in the text. £18.00 Add
A Treasury of Needlework Projects from Godey's Lady's Book Arlen Zeger Wiczyk (Edited and Compiled) Hundreds of 19th Centuey Needlework and crafts projects selected from the pages of this most famous American magazine for women. Many B/W illustrations. £70.00 Add
Gertrude Jekyll Before the Boots the Gardens and the Portrait Joan Edwards A celebration of the first 40 years of the artist's life, when she began her career as as embroiderer/designer. £12.50 Add
Historic Samplers Selected from Museums and Historic Homes Patricia Ryan and Allen D. Bragdon A presentation of 30 outstanding American Samplers originally made in the 18th and 19th century with full guides for reproduction. 130 colour illustrations. 160pp. £28.00 Add
Antique Needlework Tools and Embroideries Nerylla Taunton A superb authoritative and detailed survey. Very well illustrated throughout. 220pp. £24.00 Add
Half Square Triangles - Exploring Design Barbara Johannah Practical guide based on the design exploration of Jane Warnick. 80pp. £14.00 Add
Quilting and Improvisation Vikki Pignatelli Expoloring Curves, Openwork and Dimension. Superbly illustrated in colour throughout. 172pp. £18.00 Add
Paper-Pieced Curves and Quilted Projects Jodie Davis Well illustrated practical guide. 79pp. £15.00 Add
The Batsford Encyclopaedia of Embroidery Stitches Anne Butler Unique work of reference for the embroiderer with 500 individual stiches photographed and explained. 336pp. 453 photographs. Over 1,000 line diagrams, 6 colour plates. £19.00 Add
Florentine Embroidery - All you need to know for perfect results Barbara Miller The complete guide to working Florentine stiitches. Over 50 patterns to embroider. Well illustrated. 95pp, £18.00 Add
Japanese Folded Patchwork Mary Clare Clark Techniques Projects and Designs of a Unique Asian Craft. Very well illustrated. 127pp. £18.00 Add
The Aesthetics and Vocabulary of Nakshi Kantha Perveen Ahmad Superb detailed survey with coloured plates. 101pp. £60.00 Add
Fast Flying Geese Quilts and more Karin Hellaby Fully illustrated practical guide. 96pp. £12.00 Add
Armenian Needlelace and Embroidery Alice Odian Kasparian 'A preservation of some of History's Oldest and Finest Needlework'. Very well illustrated with black and white photos. 127pp. £40.00 Add
The Signature Quilt Pepper Cory and Susan McKelvey Traditions, Techniques and the Signature Block Collection.Very well illustrated. 194pp. £20.00 Add
The Embroidery of Boutis - The Art and Technique of a Provencal Treasure Francine Nicolle Photographs by Jean-Louis Aubert. Translated by Katherine Haden. Superb beautifully illustrated detailed survey. 189pp. £70.00 Add
Berlin Work Joan Edwards The first of Joan Edwards' small books on the history of embroidery. £20.00 Add
Small books on the history of embroidery - The Bead Embroidered Dress Joan Edwards The sixth in the series of small books on the history of embroidery £6.50 Add
Australian Quilt Heritage Margaret Rolfe Very well illustrated survey. 96pp. £25.00 Add
A Picture Book for Church Kneelers Joan Edwards Well illustrated booklet. 32pp. £15.00 Add
Primitive Gatherings - Quilts and Accessories Terry Burkhart and Rozan Meacham Practical guide very well illustrated. 95pp. £25.00 Add
Slow Down, Curves Ahead - The Creative Curves and Ellipse Rulers Virginia A. Walton Very well illustrated practical guide. 56pp. £30.00 Add
New Jersey Quilts 1777 to 1950 - Contributions to an American Tradition Rachel Cochran, Rita Erickson, Natalie Hart and Ba A comprehensive survey of over 170 of the many quilts discovered by members of the Heritage Quilt Project of New Jersey. 255pp. £25.00 Add
Garden Stars - Paper Pieced Stained Glass Liz Schwartz and Stephen Seifert Practical guide to quilting. Well illustrated.112pp. £35.00 Add
One Man's Samplers - The Goodhart Collection
Unique exhibition catalogue. Fully illustrated with black and white photographs. 48pp. £100.00 Add
Chikan Embroidery The Floral Whitework of India Sheila Paine Black and white Illustrations. 60pp. £25.00 Add
A Colourful Journey: Book 5 Kaffe Fassett Over Twenty Designs from Rowan for Patchwork and Quilting by Kaffe Fassett and others. £22.00 Add
The Liberated Canvas Penny Cornell A creative approach to canvas embroidery. Superbly illustrated in colour. 63pp. £35.00 Add
A Wider View Barry Biggins Designs suitable for Bobbin and Needle Lace, Embroidery and Quilting. Over 90 double side pages of designs. Ring bound for ease of use. £20.00 Add
Feathered Sun John Flynn Step by step practical guide. 56pp. Ring bound for ease of use. £20.00 Add
Maple Leaf Quilts Ilene Bartos Practical guide. 12 projects, 9 Triangle techniques. Well illustrated. 94pp. £20.00 Add
Amish Sparkle Star Marilyn Doheny Practical guide for traditional quilting stars. £14.00 Add
Making Welsh Quilts Mary Jenkins and Clare Claridge The quilts that inspired the Amish. Detailed well illustrated practical guide.120pp £40.00 Add
Audrey Walker Jennifer Harris (Foreword) A celebration of her work. 60pp. £65.00 Add
Bits and Pieces: Textile Traditions Jeannette Lasansky Superb survey of a broad spectrum of topics by 12 authorities including quilt historians, social historians etc. Well Illustrated. 120pp. £25.00 Add
Casalguidi Style Linen Embroidery Effie Mitrofanis Unique survey of the glorious art of Casalguidi Italian embroidery including the historical background as well as traditional designs and motifs. Very well illustrated. 128pp. £80.00 Add
Making Connections Around the World with Log Cabin Janet Rae and Dinah Travis Fascinating survey superbly illustrated in colour throughout. 127pp. £40.00 Add
Australian Heritage Needlework Cross Stitch, Counted Thread and Canvaswork Jennifer Sanders (Editor) Superbly illustrated practical guide. 64pp. £40.00 Add
Constructions - Book 24 Jan Beaney & Jean Littlejohn A guide to embroidery using inspiration from architecture and building. Brilliantly illustrated. 24pp £30.00 Add
English Chruch Embroidery 1833-1953 Mary Schoeser The first book devoted to the fascinating story of Victorian and Edwardian church needlework.180pp £48.00 Add
A Schole House for the Needle Richard Shorleyker Produced from the original book printed in 1632 and now in the private collection of John and Elizabeth Mason. £70.00 Add
Northern Comfort New England's Early Quilts 1780-1859 Lynne Z Bassett and Jack Larkin A celebration of the artistry of early New England Quilts drawing upon the collection of Old Sturbridge Village in Massachusetts.A definitive account. Illustrated. 118pp. £20.00 Add
Weldon's Practical Needlework - Volume 1
A facsimile edition presented by Piecework Magazine of this turn of the century famous collection of knitting, crochet and embroidery practical articles with accompanying illustrations. £40.00 Add
Weldon's Practical Needlework - Volume 2
A facsimile edition presented by Piecework magazine of this turn of the century famous collection of knitting crochet and embroidery practical articles with accompanying illustrations. £40.00 Add
Weldon's Practical Needlework - Volume 4
A facsimile edition presented by Piecework magazine of this turn of the century famous collection of knitting crochet and embroidery practical articles with accompanying illustrations. £36.00 Add
Weldon's Practical Needlework - Volume 5
A facsimile edition presented by Piecework magazine of this turn of the century famous collection of knitting crochet and embroidery practical articles with accompanying illustrations. £40.00 Add
Weldon's Practical Needlework - Volume 6
A facsimile edition presented by Piecework magazine of this turn of the century famous collection of knitting crochet and embroidery practical articles with accompanying illustrations. £26.00 Add
Weldon's Practical Needlework - Volume 8
A facsimile edition presented by Piecework magazine of this turn of the century famous collection of knitting crochet and embroidery practical articles wtih accompanying illustrations. £40.00 Add
Weldon's Practical Needlework - Volume 7
A facsimile edition presented by Piecework magazine of this turn of the century famous collection of knitting crochet and embroidery practical articles with accompanying illustrations. £26.00 Add
Stitch Magic Jan Beaney and Jean Littlejohn Ideas and Interpretations from two highly respected embroiderers. Over 90 sumptuous photographs. Detailed explanations. Comprehensive stitch glossary and stitch diagrams. 144pp. £35.00 Add
The Subversive Stitch Rozsika Parker Embroidery and the making of the feminine. Fascinating and unique survey. 245pp. £20.00 Add
Embroideries and Samplers from Islamic Egypt Marianne Ellis The richness of patterns and the technical brilliance of the majority of pieces make the collection a treasure trove for textile scholars and embroidery enthusiasts alike. 68pp £50.00 Add
Linen Embroidery and Drawn Fabric Work Mrs J. D. Rolleston A collection of articles dealing with the above and kindred subjects re-printed from "The Embroideries". 40pp £25.00 Add
Embroidery Beading Designs and Techniques Maisie Jaratt A continuation of 'How to Bead: French Embroidery Beading' explaining the methods and techniques of embroidery beading. 72pp. £12.00 Add
Catalogue of Embroideries Xanthe Brooke A stunning catalogue of more than 200 examples of fine embroidery displayed by the Lady Lever Art Gallery. 305pp £55.00 Add
Beginner's Guide to Goldwork Ruth Chamberlin Ruth Chamberlin's exquisite work is an inspiration in this lavishly illustrated practical guide to embroidering with gold threads. 80pp £30.00 Add
French Embroidery Beading - How to Bead Maisie Jaratt A guide to all the basic techniques and instructions for numerous designs for French Beading. 48pp. £8.00 Add
The Stitchery Annual: No's 1 to 4 Flora Klickmann (Editor) This book contains Numbers 1 to 4 of Stitchery, the quarterly supplement to Girl's Own Paper and Woman's Magazine. 226pp £45.00 Add
Textile Graphics by Lilian Dring Joan Edwards Compiled by Joan Edwards. Foreword by Constance Howard. A unique survey of this amazing innovative textile artist. Well illustrated. 20pp. Paper covers stapled. £20.00 Add
Cooking Between Stitches Rosalie Peters A captivating traditional recipe book interspersed with a selection of embroidery patterns. Fully illustrated. 74pp. £20.00 Add
The Master Touch of Lesage: Embroidery for French Fashion Palmer White A study of the role of the Lesage family, raising embroidery from a French traditional craft to an incomparable international art. From the founding to their designs for Vionnet, Dior and many others. Beautiful illustration throughout. 171pp. £135.00 Add
Folk Costumes - Woven Textiles and Embroideries of Rumania Tancred Banateanu & Gheorghe Focsa & Emilia Ionesc Text in English. A comprehensive study of traditional Romanian folk costume, textiles and embroidery. High quality illustrations. 423pp. £50.00 Add
The Art of the Hungarian Furriers Maria Kresz Text in English. Translated from the original 'Nepi Szucsmunka' A study of traditional Hungarian folk costume made from sheepskin. Focus on decoration and embroidery. High quality illustrations. £20.00 Add
Haft I Zdobienie Stroju Ludowego Kazimierz Pietkiewicz Text in Polish (mainly) some text in Russian/French/German/ English/Czech. 'Embroidery and Embellishment in Folk Costume' A study of traditional folk costumes from Poland with specific focus on detailed embroidery and decoration. High quality illustration. £25.00 Add
Quilts: een Nederlandse Traditie J. A. M. F. Vaessen Text in Dutch and English. "Quilts: The Dutch Tradition". Full page illustrations throughout. 180pp £45.00 Add
Ottoman Embroidery Roderick Taylor The first book to look at the range of embroidered textiles produced within the highly influential Ottoman culture. 224pp £70.00 Add
Volkstumliches Handwerken in der Schweiz Dieter and Jolli Scharer Text in German. 'Folk Craft and Needlework from Switzerland' a study and guide to the traditional arts. Illust. 144pp £20.00 Add
Double Vision - Book 10 Jan Beaney & Jean Littlejohn A guide to embroidery using the authors' personal approaches to work. Brilliantly illustrated. 24pp £40.00 Add
Embroideries and Jewellery of Greek National Costumes K. Papapanos Text in English. A study of Greek folk costume with specific focus on the detailed embroidery and jewellery. Illust. £15.00 Add
Drawn to Stitch Gwen Hedley A remarkable guide to using line and other forms of mark-making in textile art and embroidery. Illust. 144pp £12.00 Add
Edges & Finishes in Machine Embroidery Valerie Campbell-Harding A library of possible finishes and edges for machine embroidery with step-by-step instructions. Illust. 128pp £22.00 Add
Moroccan Textile Embroidery Isabelle Denamur Text in English. Moroccan Textile Embroidery explains how Moroccan women passed this cultural art on to the next generation and how embroidered patterns were used to decorate interior spaces. Illust. 191pp £95.00 Add
Ottoman Embroidery Marianne Ellis & Jennifer Wearden This book is a celebration of the extensive collection of Ottoman embroidery at the V and A which ranges from the middle of the 16th century to 1900. Illust. 144pp £30.00 Add
Bulgarian Folk Costumes and Embroideries Maria Veleva Text in Bulgarian. A selection of high quality plates showing traditional folk clothing and embroidery from Bulgaria. Illust. £25.00 Add
Folk Embroidery in Yugoslavia Natalija Dajovic (Editor) Text in English. A study of traditional Yugoslav embroidery on folk costumes, with instructions and patterns as well as high quality examples. Illust. 172pp £40.00 Add
The American Quilt Tradition Ian McCallum A study of American quilts and the processes and patterns used, produced in conjunction with the exhibition held at the bi-centenary of American Independence in 1976. Illust. 56pp £10.00 Add
Norsk Prydsom Halfdan Arneberg Text in Norwegian. 'Norwegian Embroidery' a study of traditional Norwegian craft and patterns. Illust. £32.00 Add
The Art of Kantha Embroidery Niaz Zaman Text in English. A study of the traditional arts of quilt making of Bengal, along with a study of the changes since it's revival in the 1980s. Illust. 176pp £45.00 Add
Embroidery - A History Pamela Warner A concise book which looks at embroidery influences from early textiles of Ancient Egypt, through medieval techniques to the embroidery of later centuries. Illust. 208pp £45.00 Add
Traditional Icelandic Embroidery Elsa E. Gudjonsson Text in English. This book is a pioneering survey of the rich Icelandic tradition of embroidery and also presents a selection of patterns for those that have a practical interest. Illust. 96pp £100.00 Add
Church Needlework 1: Altar Linen Kathleen M. Harris Book 1 of the Church Needlework series, studying embroidery of linen laid on the Altar. Illust. 32pp £20.00 Add
Church Needlework 4: Vestments Nora Jones Book 4 of the Church Needlework series, studying embroidery on the ceremonial clothing worn by priests/vicars. Illust. 34pp £12.00 Add
Church Needlework 5: Altar Frontals Beryl Dean and others Book 5 of the Church Needlework series, studying embroidery on the linen laid at the front of the altar. Illust. 32pp £30.00 Add
Contemporary Embroidery Design Joan Nicholson A combination of stimulating text and over 100 specially drawn embroidery examples along with suitable stitches to recreate the images. Illust. 159pp £30.00 Add
Early Russian Embroidery in the Zagorsk Museum Collection Zagorsk Museum Text in Russian/English. A guide through the Zagorsk Museum's extensive collection of early russian embroidery. Illust. 294pp £45.00 Add
Needlework at Parham Barbara Snook and Mary Gostelow A study of the needlework held at Parham House in Pullborough, considered one of the best collections in the country. Illust. 30pp £18.00 Add
Samplers in the City of Bristol Museum & Art Gallery Karin-M. Walton Catalogue of samplers in the City of Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, published on the occasion of 'the first efforts of an infant hand' exhibition held in 1983. Illust. 104pp £80.00 Add
Needlework Samplers of Northern Ireland Heather M. Crawford A selection of patterns and history of samplers made in Northern Ireland. Illust. 128pp £25.00 Add
Small Gifts in French Trapunto Solange Kergreis Designed to initiate you into the art of French Trapunto and inspire you to work in this fabulous rediscovered technique. Illust. 48pp £15.00 Add
Needleworks (Igne Oyalari) Taciser Onuk Text in Turkish/English. A study of kinds of oyas and embroidery techniques in traditional Turkish handicrafts. Illust. 138pp £58.00 Add
Beginner's Guide to Blackwork Lesley Wilkins Blackwork is a timeless, classic sixteenth-century embroidery technique in which beautiful designs are created by stitching geometric designs on to evenweave fabric. Illust. 64pp £70.00 Add
Traditional Blackwork Samplers Lesley Wilkins This sequel to Lesley Wilkins' successful Beginner's Guide to Blackwork offers a rich source of new ideas and inspiration to embroiderers, whatever their skill level. Illust. 64pp £50.00 Add
An Embroidery Pattern Book Mary E. Waring A selection of traditional embroidery patterns with instructions to create them. Illust. 171pp £24.00 Add
Embroidery and Pattern Design Hannah Fowler and George F. Craggs A handbook for teachers and art students showing traditional embroidery patterns with instructions to create them. 156pp £20.00 Add
Machine Embroidery - Dorothy Benson Joan Edwards A study of the life and work of Dorothy Benson and The Embroidery Department of the Singer Sewing Machine Company. Illust. 20pp £30.00 Add
Knots and Crosses Fay Maxwell Offering a different approach to canvas work, including new fabrics, stitches and threads with practical guides to creating interesting pieces. Illust. 24pp £14.00 Add
Designs For a Lifetime Usha Shrikant A classic collection of embroidery designs and plates with a description of stitches and some history of different regions of Indian ethnic embroidery. Illust. 208pp £40.00 Add
1988 Huh Dong-Hwa Collection 4: The Wonder Cloth Huh Dong-Hwa Text in English/Korean. Book No. 4 of the Huh Dong-Hwa Collection at the Museum of Korean Embroidery, focusing on the traditional pojagi wrapping cloths. Illust. 192pp £300.00 Add
Harriet Powers's Bible Quilts Regenia A. Perry A fascinating study of the quilts made by Harriet Powers, an African American woman born 1837 in Georgia, discussing the artists own explanation of her work as well as its place in the wider quilt making community. Illust. £60.00 Add
Embroidery in Britain from 1200 to 1750 Donald King & Santina Levey Part of The Victoria & Albert Museum's Textile Collection series - this lavishly illustrated book celebrates early English embroidery. Illust. 112pp £40.00 Add
Embroidered Knot Gardens Owen Davies Specialist techniques and simple instructions combine in this practical guide that inspires the reader to create their own textured, three-dimensional garden designs on canvas. Illust. 128pp £45.00 Add
Embroidered Flowers for Elizabeth Susan O'Connor Colourful Elizabethan inspired blanket with 24 individual embroidery designs and full size patterns. Illust. 92pp £120.00 Add
Stitch Dissolve Distort with Machine Embroidery Valerie Campbell-Harding & Maggie Grey From two of the world's bestselling textile authors, Maggie Grey and Val Campbell-Harding, looks at the new and exciting techniques to dissolve, melt and distort fabric, both before and after stitching. Illust. 128pp £35.00 Add
Singer Machine Embroidery - The Artistic Possibilities of the Domestic Sewing Machine Dorothy Benson This book contains 25 fully illustrated lessons in machine embroidery. Illust. 79pp £28.00 Add
Backgammon Boards for Cross Stitch and Needlepoint Ann Hobgood Great designs for interesting embroidered backgammon boards. £40.00 Add
Early American Charted Designs I. Lucretia Hollingsworth and Connie H. Adams Part of the Dover Needlework Series. A collection of 51 motifs taken from antique American coverlets. Illust. 48pp £17.50 Add
Historical Designs for Embroidery Louisa F. Pesel This volume brings together the author's 'Embroidery Notebooks' containing hundreds of patterns and motifs from the 20s and 30s. Illust. 63pp £30.00 Add
Picture Smocking Kathy B. McMakin A stepy-by-step guide to stacking cables, perfect for classes or self instruction. 21pp £25.00 Add
Church Needlework 3: Burse, Veil and Stole Kathleen M. Harris Book 3 of the Church Needlework series, studying embroidery of the burse, veil and stole. Illust. 32pp £10.00 Add
Needlework Economies Flora Klickmann (Editor) A book of making and mending with oddments and scraps. llust. 114pp £60.00 Add
Jacobean Embroidery (1935) Ada Wentworth Fitzwilliam and A. F. Morris Hands A study of Jacobean embroidery in all its forms and fillings through to the late Tudor times. llust. 57pp £30.00 Add
Russian Embroidery - Traditional Motifs The Museum of Folk Art Moscow Text in Russian/English. A guide to the collection of traditional Russian embroidery held at the Museum of Folk Art in Moscow. llust. 316pp £45.00 Add
War-Time Needlework Daily Express A complete guide to thrifty sewing and knitting. llust. 183pp £16.00 Add
Handbook of Stitches Grete Petersen and Elsie Svennas A concise handbook describing in words and diagrams, over 200 embroidery stitches. llust. £14.00 Add
Lefkara Lace Embroidery Androula Hadjiyiasemi A study of the historical development, designs and techniques of Lefkara lace embroidery. llust. £65.00 Add
Embroidery Italian Fashion Federico Rocca Text in English. A stunning tome following embroideries recent rise in Italian culture with details of micro-paillettes, mirrors, bugle beads, ribbons and implausibly thin threads producing virtuosities, coups de theatre and surprising elegances. llust. 240pp £28.00 Add
How Fragrant the Rose Witney Antiques Samplers and Historic Embroideries 1650 -1850. Beautifully illustrated collection of samplers in full colour.48pp. £40.00 Add
When This You See Remember Me Wtney Antiques A superb collection of British samplers and historic embroideries fully illustrated in colour. 46pp. £35.00 Add
Samplers - All Creatures Great and Small Witney Antiques A collection of fine antique needlework samplers depicting animals, birds and insects. Fully illustrated in colour. 36pp £35.00 Add
Samplers - House and Garden Witney Antiques A collection of fine antique embroidered needlework samplers depicting the British house and garden. Fully illustrated in colour. 36pp. £35.00 Add
Schools, Scholars and Seminaries Witney Antiques A superb collection of historic samplers themed around the education of girls. Fully illustrated in colour. Over 60pp. £40.00 Add
For Pleasure and Ornament Embroidered Art Treasures 1580-1835 Witney Antiques A collection of unique embroideries and samplers. Fully illustrated in colour. 64pp. £40.00 Add
Historic Samplers: What's in a name? People and Places Witney Antiques A unique collection of beautiful samplers fully illustrated in colour. 56pp. £40.00 Add
Friends. A Common Thread Witney Antiques - Carol Humphrey Samplers with a Quaker influence. A unique collection of samplers fully illustrated in colour. 72pp. £40.00 Add
Paradise Revisited Witney Antiques British samplers and embroideries 1590-1880. A unique collection. Fully illustrated in colour. 48pp. £40.00 Add
Upstairs Downstairs Plain and Fancy Witney Antiques A unique collection of British Samplers and Historic Embroideries 1590-1880. Fully illustrated in colour. 48pp. £40.00 Add
Stitches Straps & Layers Maggie Grey Authoritative guide to building exciting surfaces using layering methods. Includes innovative developments with pintucks and creative methods of stitching and distressng fabrics. Fully illustrated in colour throughout. 96pp. £85.00 Add
Diana Springhall A Brave Eye June Hill The life and impact of one of the UK's greatest embroiderer's. Superbly illustrated in colour throughout. 176pp. £12.00 Add
Polish Folk Embroidery Jadwiga Turska A magnificent survey fully illustrated in colour throughout. 335pp. £100.00 Add
Hungarian Renaissance and Baroque Embroideries Emoke Laszlo 'Aristocratic embroideries on Linen'. The collections of the Museum of Applied Arts Budapest II. A superb beautifully illustrated detailed survey. 219pp. £115.00 Add
Madeira Embroidery Alberto Vieira Detailed authoritative guide, including history and technique, to this stunning work. 135pp. £30.00 Add
A-Z of Bead Embroidery Sue Gardner An essential guide for beginners and experienced needleworkers. Over 440 step-by-step photos and 30 beautiful designs from around the world. 128pp £20.00 Add
Your Machine Embroidery Dorothy Benson This book is addressed to those who own, or have access to, an ordinary sewing machine and the embroidery described can be carried out in almost any home or school. 132pp £24.00 Add
Small books on the history of embroidery - Black Work Joan Edwards The second in the series of small books on the history of embroidery. £70.00 Add
The Quilter's Pocket Reference Peggy Scholley The Quilter's Pocket Reference is filled with all the information you need to determine the yardage for your next quilt plus more 33pp £10.00 Add
Colour Problems in Needlework - Book 3 Josephine Tonks & D. J. Tonks Part of a series. Book 3 focuses on colour balance in weevalla weaving. 28pp £10.00 Add
Embroidery and Lace Ernest Lefebure Embroidery and Lace: their manufacture and history translated and annotated by Alan S. Cole. 326pp £25.00 Add
The Lace and Embroidery Collector Mrs Head A guide to old lace and embroidery by Mrs Head. 252pp £9.00 Add
A-Z of Bullions Susan O'Connor (Editor) A step-by-step guide to creating over 120 beautiful and individual bullion roses and figures. 132pp £50.00 Add
Curve Stitching Jon Millington The art of sewing beautfiul mathematical patterns. 96pp £30.00 Add
All Sewing, Embroidery, Crochet Stitches CTB Text in English. A full display of various stitches and their uses broken down into categories and easy-to-follow instructions. 173pp £30.00 Add
Palestianian Embroidery Shelagh Weir and Serene Shahid This book gives the background to rich artistic tradition and provides instructions and illustrations to help and inspire embroiderers. 48pp £35.00 Add
Hungarian Peasant Embroidery Edit Fel A fascinating study of traditional Hungarian folk embroidery with severl photographed examples. 138pp £35.00 Add
Advanced Embroidery Techniques Beryl Johnson For the first time a highly detailed reference book is here published on the use of Cornely, Singer Irish and domestic sewing machines for embroidery. 160pp £120.00 Add
Gold Embroidery of Bukhara A. I. Sidorenko & others Text in Uzbek and English. Fascinating showcase of traditional goldwork embroidery. 112pp £50.00 Add
Greek Embroideries Helen Polychroniadis Text in Greek and English. Beautifully presented display of traditional Greek embroideries from around the country. 118pp £30.00 Add
Stitch, Dissolve, Distort with Machine Embroidery Valerie Campbell-Harding & Maggie Grey From two of the world's bestselling textile authors, looks at the new and exciting techniques to dissolve, melt and distort fabric, both before and after stitching. 128pp £70.00 Add
Mrs Leach's Fancy Work Basket: Vol. 2 Mrs Leach Volume 2 with practial lessons in art needlework, photograph painting, lace making, mountmellick embroidery and so much more. 236pp £300.00 Add
The Stitchery Annual: No's 5 to 8 Flora Klickmann (Editor) Volume 2. This book contains Numbers 5 to 8 of Stitchery, the quarterly supplement to Girl's Own Paper and Woman's Magazine. 224pp £45.00 Add
The Midas Touch Alison Cole Fantastic projects to both inspire and challenge embroiderers, from beginners to experienced alike. 144pp £60.00 Add
Art of Embroidery - History of Style and Technique Lanto Synge This glorious book is filled to the brim with a wide ranging history of textiles and 350 superb illustrations drawn from many countries and sources vestments and costume, samplers and pictures, great beds and furniture. 352pp £60.00 Add
North Country Quilts: Legend and Living Tradition Dorothy Osler Produced for the exhibition at the Bowes Museum showcasing traditional quilting from the the North Country. 88pp £20.00 Add
Lady Evelyn's Needlework Collection Mary-Dick Digges & Others Contains an illustrated catalog of the entire collection and instructions for contemporary adaptations. 178pp £25.00 Add
Art of the Embroiderer Charles Germain de Saint-Aubin Translated and annotated from the original 1770 edition by Nikki Scheuer. Study the masterpieces of embroidery from the designer for King Louis XV. 192pp £20.00 Add
Girlhood Embroidery: American Samplers & Pictorial Needlework 1650-1850 Betty Ring Organized by geographic area, the two volumes are illustrated with 606 figures in black and white and in color showing stunning embroidery. £200.00 Add
Medieval Pictorial Embroidery: Byzantium, Balkans, Russia N. A. Mayasova Text in Russian and English. Catalogue of the exhibition XVIIIth International Congress of Byzantinists. 80pp £75.00 Add
Stitch, Cloth, Shimmer & Shine Sarah Lawrence In this book, the author reveals the secrets of her designs, with clear step by step instructions on a multitude of innovative techniques from many different crafts. 96pp £25.00 Add
Silken Threads Young Yang Chung A History of Embroidery in China, Korea, Japan and Vietnam. Stunning illustrations througout this tome. 461pp £130.00 Add
Embroidery of the Greek Islands Roderick Taylor The story of the stunning Greek island embroidered textiles are diplayed in this stunning book. 192pp £70.00 Add
A-Z of Embroidered Flowers Sue Gardner 100 glorious blooms brought to life with needle and thread. A fabulous book of designs with easy instructions, full size patterns and more than 120 step-by-step colour photos. 132pp £26.00 Add
A-Z of Goldwork with Silk Embroidery Anna Scott A comprehensive guide to this exquisite embroidery technique with the addition of silk embroidery. Including over 650 step-by-step photographs. 155pp £26.00 Add
Quilting and Patchwork in Wales Ilid E. Anthony Reprinted from Amgueddfa, Bulletin of the national museum of Wales, 12 Winter 1972. £15.00 Add
Modern Jacobean Penelope No. 15. A needlecraft publication, with notes on Jacobean embroidery. 15pp £50.00 Add
Charted Alphabets for Monograms and Samplers Jana Hauschild A guide to adding distinctive touches to countless household items. 48pp £32.00 Add
Yo-Yo Quilts and Originals Priscilla Miller A fantastic guide showing original and traditional patterns for yo-yo quilts. 45pp £50.00 Add
Fragile Fabrics - Book 23 Jan Beaney & Jean Littlejohn A guide to embroidery using finer fabrics. Brilliantly illustrated. 24pp £20.00 Add
No Stone Unturned - Book 13 Jan Beaney & Jean Littlejohn A guide to embroidery using stones to create patterns. Brilliantly illustrated. 24pp £80.00 Add
Gardens & More - Book 5 Jan Beaney & Jean Littlejohn A guide to embroidery using garden themes. Brilliantly illustrated. 24pp £40.00 Add
Transfer to Transform - Book 4 Jan Beaney & Jean Littlejohn A guide to embroidery using transfer paints and materials. Brilliantly illustrated. 24pp £15.00 Add
Bonding and Beyond - Book 3 Jan Beaney & Jean Littlejohn A guide to embroidery using different textures and materials. Brilliantly illustrated. 24pp £12.00 Add
Brodera Vitt Pa Vitt E. Svennas Text in Swedish. "Embroidery White on White" with illustration throughout and a collection of full-size patterns. 112pp £20.00 Add
Vanishing Act Jan Beaney A guide to machine embroidery on soluble fabrics. Brilliantly illustrated. 24pp £20.00 Add
Sashiko: A Japanese Sewing Technique Rosemary Muntus A collection of patterns to recreate traditional Japanese Sashiko needlework designs. 52pp £38.00 Add
69 Creative Alphabets Gloria & Pat Packed full of fantastic embroidered alphabet designs for you to recreate. 39pp £20.00 Add
Embroideries from Cretan Weavings Eleni Palaiologou Text in English. A beautiful display of traditional embroidery from Crete. 112pp £15.00 Add
Needlework - A Fine Art Mallett Gathered here are a wide range of interesting and beautiful English, French and Indian Embroidery. 68pp £40.00 Add
The Arts of the Church: Church Embroidery Alice Dryden With 28 illustrations and 13 figures showcasing some of the stunning embroidery displayed in churches. 180pp £20.00 Add
Smocking - A Practical Beginner's Guide Audrey Vincente Dean Explaining basic preparatory techniques, the use of fabric, threads and the range of stitches, to instruct the beginner in the craft of smocking. 159pp £30.00 Add
Discovering Embroidery Winsome Douglas This early work is a fascinating read for any sewing enthusiast or historian. Extensively illustrated. 167pp £10.00 Add
Brief Guide to the Persian Woven Fabrics Victoria and Albert Museum A classification and dating of Persian woven fabrics, published in order to encourage the study of these beautiful works. £20.00 Add
Brief Guide to the Persian Embroideries Victoria and Albert Museum A classification and dating of Persian embroideries, published in order to encourage the study of these beautiful works. £20.00 Add
Geweven Boeklet Various Text in Dutch. "Weaving Booklet". Filled with B&W pictures of traditional Dutch weaving and embroidery. 87pp £30.00 Add
Needlework from Scottish Country Houses Various Produced for the exhibition held in The Merchants' Hall, Edinburgh from August 21st-September 10th 1966 showcasing Scottish needlework. 39pp £10.00 Add
Small books on the history of embroidery - Sampler Making 1540-1940 Joan Edwards The fifth in the series of small books on the history of embroidery. £30.00 Add
The Embroideries at Hardwick Hall - a catalogue Santina M. Levey The collection of late 16th-century embroidery, needlework and wrought linen at the National Trust's Hardwick Hall in Derbyshire is the most important of its type in Britain, and probably in the Western World. 400pp £250.00 Add
Jacobean Embroidery in Modern Style Coats Sewing Group Book No. 1056. A collection of designs inspired by Jacobean styles, but using modern techniques. 26pp £28.00 Add
Sew Creative Projects Donna Wilder A fun guide to creating interesting embroidered projects - as seen on the Public Television Station's "Sew Creative" series. 45pp £20.00 Add
Australian Wildflowers for Embroiderers Jan Woodman Charted designs for counted thread embroidery. 55pp £22.00 Add
Cross Stitch Bookmarks on Perforated Plastic Sam Hawkins A fantastic guide to embroidered bookmarks inspired by our Victorian needlework heritage. 17pp £25.00 Add
Ribbon Impressions Linda Causton A wonderful study of Silk Ribbon Embroidery for the beginner and experienced stitcher alike. 51pp £20.00 Add
Early Nasca Needlework Alan R. Sawyer This work concentrates exclusively on the elaborately embroidered textiles from the Ica and Nasca valley regions in south-coastal Peru. 176pp £65.00 Add
Susani: Stickereien aus Mittelasien Peter Bausback (Foreword) Text in German. 'Susani: Embroidery from Central Asia'. High quality illustration throughout. 63pp £40.00 Add
The Art & Embroidery of Jane Hall: Reflections of Nature Jane Hall In a unique combination of art, photography and prose, Jane Hall's exquisite work in textile art intertwines with the world that inspires it. 128pp £30.00 Add
Embroidery from Afghanistan Sheila Paine Embroidery from Afghanistan is varied, rich, and sumptuous. This book focuses on over thirty pieces and explores the embroidery of different tribes and their geographical regions. 88pp £38.00 Add