The Library at Embroidery House

Books! Magazines! Samples! DVDs!

library imageWith over 3000 items relating to embroidery, textiles and design, our library is an amazing treasure trove. Members may borrow six items for 4 weeks. Non-members may browse for inspiration. Contact the EGV Library with your queries and requests:


Search our catalogue (this link is coming very soon).


Donations: The library is very happy to receive donations of books and magazines related to embroidery. We retain some and others we sell on. The proceeds cover costs of subscriptions, our annual software licence, new books etc. Everything goes to a good home and everyone benefits.


From the Library Team: Therese de Dillmont's classic work Encyclopedia of Embroidery has been in print since 1884. Do you have an older copy without a publication date? Learn how to decipher its date of printing. A Date with Terese de Dillmont