NEW IN PAPERBACK This stunning embroidery title new in paperback is one of the best showcases of new and exciting whitework designs that still use the traditional techniques. The book covers all the key whitework techniques, including broderie anglaise, drawn thread work, shadow work, Ayrshire and fine whitework, and Mountmellick, and contains both basic instructions and inspiring ideas for further experimentation. Illustrated with some of the finest contemporary examples, this book will help you go beyond the parameters of traditional whitework to create stunning experimental pieces. Each chapter is based on a different whitework tradition and for each tradition the chapter covers: History; Stitch techniques with easy to follow diagrams and step-by-step instructions; Creative samples, showing a range of inspiring experimental ideas; A showcase of finished textile pieces from contemporary embroiderers.Reseña del editor:
This celebration of centuries-old hand embroidery techniques puts accurate duplication of the stitches and patterns within reach of any willing embroiderer. It includes drawn thread work, Richelieu cutwork, pulled work, and shadow work, as well as Broderie Anglaise, and Mountmellick techniques-all with detailed diagrams, color photographs, and simple directions. There's a tool and equipment list, material buying suggestions, a history of each stitch, and an illustrated glossary. The stitches are shown both in diagrams and within finished pieces. While the legacy of ancient embroidery styles is honored, the book also features a survey of the most exciting new experimental techniques being used today, which can produce unusual and impressive results.
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Descripción B.T. Batsford. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. 0713489642 New Condition. Nº de ref. de la librería NEW6.0360140
Descripción B.T. Batsford, 2006. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110713489642
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