This classic text is the only practical guide to the specialist techniques of embroidered boxmaking-and a must for those just beginning to learn this craft or for more experienced embroiderers who want to extend their repertoire. Here are blow-by-blow instructions for constructing boxes from fabric-covered card, always done in accordance with the particular type of embroidery that will decorate them. There's also extensive information on making bags and purses, cushions, curtains, blinds and book covers that can be enhanced with a variety of stitchery. These techniques include appliqué, quilting, canvas work, and many others. Every embroiderer will succeed in producing a really professional finish!