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Mountmellick embroidery books

For your convenience, we have reviewed all the books about Mountmellick embroidery that are known to us.

Mountmellick Embroidery: Inspired by Nature
2nd fully revised and expanded edition
Mountmellick Embroidery: Inspired by Nature
1st edition
Mountmellick Embroidery: Inspired by Nature
By Yvette Stanton and Prue Scott
2nd, fully revised and expanded edition
Publisher: Vetty Creations, 2007
ISBN: 978-0-9757677-2-6

"Mountmellick Embroidery: Inspired by Nature" contains over 50 step-by-step stitch and knitting instructions for traditional Mountmellick stitches, and the characteristic knitted fringe. There are 17 traditional-style projects, graded beginner, intermediate and advanced. Includes essays on the history of Mountmellick embroidery, the authentic materials to use, and the characteristics of Mountmellick embroidery.

The second edition is fully revised and expanded, and is now in full colour. Updated stitch instructions, an additional authentic knitted fringe, full step-by-step knitted fringe instructions, new projects. Many many more photos, including close-ups of each finished stitch and of each project motif.

Purchase your copy of Mountmellick Embroidery: Inspired by Nature now.

Mountmellick Work: Irish White Embroidery Mountmellick Work: Irish White Embroidery
By Jane Houston-Almqvist
Publisher: Colin Smythe, 1996
ISBN: 0851055125

This book was written by an historian, and has a wonderful history of Mountmellick embroidery. The author collected together designs found on old Mountmellick pieces from across Ireland. The designs are presented as line drawings for the embroiderer to interpret into stitch. Some photos of historical works are included.

Mountmellick Embroidery Mountmellick Embroidery
Edited by Jules & Kaethe Kliot
Publisher: Lacis Publications, 1998
ISBN: 0-916896-94-3

This book is a re-publication of Weldon's Practical Mountmellick booklets (c. 1890) and the Priscilla instructions (1904). These were written for a Victorian audience, and it was at about this stage that Mountmellick patterns became less natural in their drafting and more stylised.

Traditional Irish Embroidery: Mountmellick Work Traditional Irish Embroidery: Mountmellick Work
By Sandra Counahan
Publisher: Mercier Press, 2005
ISBN: 1856354857

Very thoroughly researched book on Mountmellick embroidery. The stitch instructions are not as clear as perhaps they could be.

Beginner's Guide to Mountmellick Embroidery Beginner's Guide to Mountmellick Embroidery
By Pat Trott
Publisher: Search Press, 2002
ISBN: 085532919X

A basic introduction to Mountmellick embroidery, showing 13 stitches and more contemporary style designs.

Mountmellick: From my Muse Mountmellick: From my Muse
By Janet M. Davies
Publisher: JMD Designs, 1991
ISBN: 0-473-07473-7

This book presents a more contemporary view of Mountmellick embroidery.

 

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