Mulhouse, France: D.M.C. Library/Editions Th. de Dillmont, Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Hardcover in dust jacket. 4 14″ x 6 1/4″. No date given. Results 1 – 13 of 13 Encyclopedia of Needlework by Dillmont, Th. de and a great selection of related books, art and Th. de Dillmont (Thérèse de Dillmont). 1st English edition pub. cf. Pataky, v.1, p.

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Published by a textile company founded in in Sncyclopedia. Black lettering on the spine and front cover with a decoration of an outline of a tree branch. It is a must-have for anyone interested in needlework arts. Dillmont Therese De D. We take pride in offering carefully enycclopedia books and excellent customer service. Lovely little library unto itself which fits into the apron pocket! Neat owners signature to the half-title-page. Newbies would be confused by all of the old techniques, many of which are no longer commonly used.

Dillmont attended an embroidery school founded by the Empress Marie-Theresa. Former owner’s blind stamp on title page. Encyclopedia of Needlework Dillmont, Therese De.

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This work was aimed at the fashion for needlework and it competed with the Dictionary of Needlework and Weldon’s Practical Needlework which was published in monthly parts from It really is the only needlework reference one could ever need.


Hy Quilting Dreams – Blog I’ve been reading excerpts from it and seen it used in countless needlework magazines. When I came across this in a nwedlework in Lake Tahoe, I jumped at the chance to purchase it. BS5 – DJ is mylar protected. New edition, revised and enlarged.

She did however include a section on machine sewing. Needlewprk a translation of her encyclopedia into Russian was published. Sewn-in green cloth bookmark. Former owner’s blind stamp on title page. Dust jacket has light wear to edges and minor soiling.

De Dillmont Undated but inscription on front endpaper dated A very needleork copy of this comprehensive book on needlework. Thomas Rare Books Published: This is a great book to remind us that hand and needlework was once a part of everyday life and in today’s “buy cheap and quick” we are looking these beautiful talents and the imagination that brought it to us in the first place.

De Dillmont Comprehensive guide to needlework, including embroidery, tapestry, knitting, crochet, macrame, netting, lace etc. Comprehensive discussion of every branch of the art of needlework, starting with Plain Sewing and continuing through to Openwork, Laces, and Trimmings.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Encyclopedia of Needlework de Dillmont, Therese Mulhouse: Hb in original cardboard box designed for shipping, rather than as a permanent slip-case; fold-in section dillmont box present, but detached ; a very nice copy.

Binding is tight and square, text and endpapers are unmarked. No date is given for this edition, nor is there reference to copies sold, nor are there color plates as in later editions. The Dryad Handicrafts, Leicester. With diagrams, color plates, bw illus. It is a reprint of the original Therese de Dillmont book of the early ‘s.


Trivia About The Complete Ency Clean and tight; some pencil under-lining; previous owner’s name written in ink on title page two lines ; corners bumped; pp Mrelia rated it it was amazing Apr 12, Mar 04, Ann rated it it was amazing. Small spot of sticker damage. Olive cloth with black lettering and decoration. Dollfus was introducing new processes like mercerized cotton[5] and with Dillmont’s help, DMC became known for its publications that stood out from previous books because they included clear instructions and illustrations for their designs.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Free versions are available online but it’s nice to have a handy version you can pick up anytime and it’s usually just a few dollars.

Textblock is internally clean.

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