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Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Free ebooks for stitchers at Project Gutenberg

Here is a compilation of the needlework and knitting books available at Project Gutenberg .Just click on the link to dowload

Beeton's Book of Needlework

Encyclopedia of Needlework by Thérèse de Dillmont

Embroidery and Tapestry Weaving by Grace Christie

Jacobean Embroidery by Ada Wentworth Fitzwilliam and A. F. Morris Hands

The Ladies' Work-Book Containing Instructions In Knitting, Crochet, Point-Lace, etc.

Exercises in Knitting by Cornelia Mee

2 comments:

Lakshmi said...

Hi Deepa, You have a nice blog here. I liked the info on free e-books. Thanks so much.

http://tasteofmysore.blogspot.com

Elmsley Rose said...

Hi Deepa
I'm having a bit of a wander in your blog - just looked under the "E-books' label.

I've spent some time looking at E-books, but you have some great links I don't know - thankyou!

If you like historical embroidery at all, try Cyril Davenport's "English Embroidered BookBindings"

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/17585

lots of flowers :-)