Quote Collection

February 11, 2010

“…plain sewing being the foundation of every kind of needlework should be most thoroughly learned to begin with.”

“…those in less fortunate circumstances, have to be taught how to work for themselves, the hand that can do good plain sewing will soon learn to do any sort of fancy work.”

Therese de Dillmont, on the merits of plain sewing in Encyclopedia of Needlework

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