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Old September 1st 05, 03:15 AM
Pat in Illinois
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Default Looking for two needlework books...

The second one was probably "The Subversive Stitch" by Roszika Parker.
Try here -


Cut and paste the url so it's all one line in your web browser. It's a
great book!

Pat in Illinois

The second book is also from the 70s-80s and I believe the author and
publisher were British. The publisher had a neat name like "Steam On"
or "Iron Will Press". I cannot remember the title for the life of me.
It was a history of needlework as related to feminism. It was a white
paperback with a older seeming picture of a woman sewing. It had a
picture section that featured modern embroidery - I can recall a field
of women's symbols.

Do either of these sound familiar to anyone? TIA!



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