Traditional Needlework in Miniature, published
by Scott Advertising and Publishing, is now out of print.
Needlework has been an avid avocation
for thousands of years, produced in every European country
before coming to America. Needlework styles and designs
experienced the same transitions, as did furniture and
costumes throughout the centuries.
The text will provide the reader with
historical facts about the changing styles and techniques
in needlework. The collector can use the knowledge to
correctly use the proper style of needlework in their
period rooms. Each chapter contains an overview of a
particular century and will include interpretative adaptations
of popular designs from that century.
Over 50 patterns are provided by the following
needlework design artists: Sue Bakker, Anne Chauvin,
Barbara Cosgrove, Ann Crompton, Martha (Stubby) Crowe,
Clarice Elder, Annelle Ferguson, Sharon Garmize, Shirlee
Greenberg, Jessie Harrison, Lucy Iducovich, Rosemary
Conway-Jones, Judith Kaelin, Judith Ohanian, Esther
Robertson, Bobbie Schoonmaker, Erma Scrimgeour, Susan
Sirkis, Nancy Sturgeon, Pat Tulski, Duffy Wineman, and
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