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HANDBOOK OF EMBROIDERY

BY L. HIGGIN.

EDITED BY LADY MARIAN ALFORD.

 

PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY OF

THE ROYAL SCHOOL OF ART-NEEDLEWORK,
AND DEDICATED TO THEIR
PRESIDENT,

 

 

H.R.H. PRINCESS CHRISTIAN,

OF SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN,
PRINCESS OF GREAT BRITAIN
AND IRELAND.

 

LONDON:
SAMPSON LOW, MARSTON, SEARLE, AND RIVINGTON,
CROWN BUILDINGS, FLEET STREET.

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In drawing up this little “Handbook of Embroidery” we do not pretend to give such complete technical directions as would enable a beginner in this beautiful art to teach herself; because learning without practical lessons must be incomplete, and can only lead to disappointment.

We have sought, therefore, only to respond to the inquiries we are constantly receiving, and to supply useful hints to those who are unable to avail themselves of lessons, and are forced to puzzle over their difficulties without help from a trained and experienced embroiderer; at the same time, the rules we have laid down and the directions we have given may serve to remind those who have passed through the classes, of many little details which might..................

 

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