Embroidery

795.00

The delightful art of embroidery has long been carried on by most people in going over with the needle “patterns” obtained all ready-made at a shop, and design has been thought of as a somewhat dreadful mystery.

It is obvious that embroidery based on patterns personally selected and adapted is on a higher plane of interest than the mere filling in of a purchased pattern; it is “playing the game” as it were. Think how dreary any other game would be if it were limited to the going over of a fixed plan ! As a matter of fact, there are fixed elements in all games—the moves—and the interest arises in solving new combinations games are played as it were from a pattern book.

This particular Pattern Book is the work of a highly competent designer of embroidery and a fascinating game of playing with the needle.

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The delightful art of embroidery has long been carried on by most people in going over with the needle “patterns” obtained all ready-made at a shop, and design has been thought of as a somewhat dreadful mystery.

It is obvious that embroidery based on patterns personally selected and adapted is on a higher plane of interest than the mere filling in of a purchased pattern; it is “playing the game” as it were. Think how dreary any other game would be if it were limited to the going over of a fixed plan ! As a matter of fact, there are fixed elements in all games—the moves—and the interest arises in solving new combinations games are played as it were from a pattern book.

This particular Pattern Book is the work of a highly competent designer of embroidery and a fascinating game of playing with the needle.

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