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New books added October 2019

We’ve added the following items to the library. They’ll be on display throughout October, then available for loan. If you’d like to reserve anything, please fill out a reservation form when you visit, or phone us during office hours (03 9809 2222) and we’ll fill out the form for you.


Fassett, Kaffe. 746.442 FAS
Glorious Interiors: needlepoint, knitting and decorative designs for your home.
All in the usual glorious colours. Includes rag rugs!  Ebury Press UK, 1995. ISBN: 0 0917 8687 8.

Foster, Barbara. 746.436 FOS
Tatting: a potpourri of patterns.
A replica of two old tatting books and two partial works as well as an original angel pattern by the author. Includes needle tatting as well as shuttle tatting. Handy Hands US, 1993 ISBN: 0 0917 8687 8.


Kenn, Elwyn. 746.222 KEN
Bobbin lace: Coloured flowers in point ground.
An Australian author, with patterns for Australian flowers in point ground lace. © Elwynn Kenn, NSW, 2007. No ISBN.

Kenn, Elwyn. 746.222 KEN
Bobbin lace: Butterflies and flowers in point ground.
More Australian birds, butterflies and flowers in point ground lace. © Elwynn Kenn, NSW, 2006. No ISBN.


LaPlanz, Sheereen. 686.3 LAP
The art and craft of handmade books.
An excellent variety of styles and shapes. Includes good instructions for Coptic stitch. Lark Books, NY, 2001. ISBN: 57990 180 8.

McKinney, Anne. 745.592 MCK
Sew a circle of friends: adorable cloth doll projects.
Many variations on a very simple cloth doll pattern. Sterling, NY, 1998. ISBN: 0 8069 8072 2.


Mori, Reiko. 745.59 MOR
Elegant embroidery.
A fresh Japanese take on standard embroidery stitches. Plenty of projects. Stitch Publications US, 2018 ISBN: 978 0 9863029 5 4.


Rodabaugh, Katrina. 746.92 ROD
Mending matters: stitch, patch and repair your favorite denim and more.
Boro lovers rejoice! A new take on an ancient tradition of slow stitching and mending.  Abrams, NY, 2018 ISBN: 978 1 4197 2947 8.


Serena, Raffaella. 746.442 SER
Berlin work: samplers and embroidery of the nineteenth century.
A very comprehensive history of a colourful tradition, with many patterns. DMC US, 1991 ISBN: 0 916896 66 8

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