Designs and Patterns for Embroiderers and Craftsmen - Edited by Marion NicholsDover, 1974, Paperback.
Condition: Very Good. Lightly rubbed at the tips of the wraps. Glue showing at gutter of the first blank. Text bright and tight.
From the cover: “Here is a book containing over five hundred patterns and designs from the finest Victorian source. Just transfer the designs to cloth, select a colour scheme, use your favourite stitches, and soon your very own personal “needle painting” will begin to form. A wide variety of flowers, sprays and greenery is included in this book, usually in various combinations: daisies, tulips, peonies, dahlias, cornflowers, lilies, rose buds and fern, poppy and wheat, violets and forget-me-nots, shamrocks, heather, plus fowers with ribbons, in baskets, etc. There are also butterflies, bluebirds, bumblebees, owls, dragonflies and insects ot all sorts. For those whose tastes are more unconventional or avant-garde there are geometric designs, dramatic sun bursts and unusual beasts. 512 Motifs from the Wm. Briggs and Company Ltd.”.
Size: 12" x 9". 145 pages.