This vintage book contains a comprehensive manual of embroidery, with information on all aspects of the subject from designing to finishing. Written in plain language and profusely illustrated, his volume constitutes a must-have for anyone with an interest in embroidery, and is not to be missed by the discerning collector. Contents include: “Scalloping”, “Canvas Embroidery”, “Material and Technique”, “Designs”, “Stitches”, “Cords, Fringes and Tassels”, “Cords”, “Fringes”, “Tassels”, “Simple Tassel with Buttonhole Top”, “Cutting and Preparing the Squares”, “Working a Filling”, “Surface Embroidery”, “Finishing the Edges”, etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on embroidery.