Library

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The Dorothy Babcock Memorial Library consists of a lending library of more than 2000 needlework books and a non-circulating reference section of rare and historic materials. Members are welcome to borrow up to four books at a time for a period of 30 days. Books are shipped via USPS Media Mail and borrowers are responsible for shipping and handling.

Study boxes on a wide variety of needlework-related subjects are available for EGA chapters.

  • 100 New Bobbin Lace Patterns

    Author: Fukuyama, Yusai

    ISBN: 486400700

    Books, Lace

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  • 100 Traditional Bobbin Lace Patterns

    Author: Stott, Geraldine & Cook, Bridget

    ISBN: 486279081

    Books, Lace

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  • 1000 Great Cross-Stitch Designs

    Author: Kelly, Maria

    ISBN: 1843403749

    Books, Counted Thread

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  • 18th Century Embroidery Techniques

    Author: Marsh, Gail

    ISBN: 1861084765

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  • 55 Famous Quilts from the Shelburne Museum in Full Color

    Author: Oliver, Cecilia, ed.

    ISBN: 486264742

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  • 600 Years of Embroidery from the Permanent Collection: 1380-1980

    Author: LA County Museum of Art

    ISBN: 600YEPC

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  • A Gallery of Amish Quilts

    Author: Bishop, Robert and Safanda, Elizabeth

    ISBN: 525485635

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  • A History of Textile Art

    Author: Geijer, Agnes

    ISBN: 856670553

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  • A Maryland Sampling: Girlhood Embroidery 1738-1860

    Author: Allen, Gloria Seaman

    ISBN: 9780938420989

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  • A Needleart Judge’s Reference

    Author: NAN

    ISBN: ANJRNAN

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  • A New Look for Redwork

    Author: Oates, Cindy Taylor

    ISBN: ANLREDWORK

    Books, Quilting

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  • A Passion for Colour

    Author: Issett, Ruth

    ISBN: 9781844487455

    Books, Color

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  • A Passion for Purses

    Author: Higgins, Paula & Blaser, Lori

    ISBN: 9780764326172

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  • A Quillwork Companion

    Author: Heinbuch, Jean

    ISBN: 943604257

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  • A Stitch in Time: The Needlework of Aging Women in Antebellum America

    Author: Newell, Aimee

    ISBN: 9780821420522

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  • A Syllabus of Filling Stitches

    Author: Hughes, Lillian Bodley

    ISBN: ASFST123

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  • A to Z of Bead Embroidery

    Author: Gardner, Sue

    ISBN: ATOZBEADEMBROID

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  • A to Z of Goldwork with Silk Embroidery

    Author: Scott, Anna

    ISBN: 977547647

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  • A to Z of Needlepoint

    Author: Gardner, Sue

    ISBN: 097509209x

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  • A to Z of Quilting

    Author: Gardner, Sue

    ISBN: 975685414

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  • A to Z of Ribbon Embroidery

    Author: Gardner, Sue

    ISBN: ATOZRIBBONEMB

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  • A to Z of Sewing for Smockers

    Author: Gardner, Sue

    ISBN: 975092006

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  • A to Z of Stumpwork

    Author: Gardner, Sue

    ISBN: 975092057

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  • A to Z of Wool Embroidery

    Author: Gardner, Sue

    ISBN: 1889682314

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  • A-Z of British 18th and 19th Century Samplers

    Author: Witney Antiques

    ISBN: 951818619

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