Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Embroidery Lessons::1911

Embroidery Lessons::1911

Embroidery Lessons with Colored Studies
Brainerd & Armstrong Co.
New London, Conn.

This photo essay will be accompanied by excerpts from: Arts & Crafts Essays by the Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society,Of Embroidery by May Morris, 1893, p.212-223.

Of Embroidery

The technicalities of Embroidery are very simple and its tools few-- practically consisting of a needle, and nothing else. The work can be wrought loose in the hand, or stretched in a frame, which latter mode is often advisable, always when smooth and minute work is aimed at.

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