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Royal School of Needlework embroidery techniques

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Product description

The distinguished reputation and specialist knowledge of the Royal School of Needlework are combined in this colourful and inspirational introduction to the most popular hand embroidery techniques. Includes a detailed introductory section provides all the practical information needed for setting up pieces of embroidery, such as selecting your design, fabric and treads and preparing for working. The next four chapters examine the popular techniques of silk shading, gold work, crewelwork and black work, all introduced with a historical overview. Each of these stitches techniques features four exquisitely worked embroidery projects. The 16 projects featured step-by-step instructions and colourful photographs of the finished embroideries with photographs explaining their development and stitching. The designs include an Iris in black work and a tree Bark design in silk shading. A detailed glossary at the back of the book gives step-by-step illustrations and working captions for each of the stitches featured.

This edition is in good condition with some minor turning at the bottom of the rear cover

Item details

Author(s):
Saunders, Sally
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
2005 reprint
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0713488174
ISBN-13:
9780713488173
Number of pages:
160
Publisher:
Batsford

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The distinguished reputation and specialist knowledge of the Royal School of Needlework are combined in this colourful and inspirational introduction to the most popular hand embroidery techniques. Includes a detailed introductory section provides all the practical information needed for setting up pieces of embroidery, such as selecting your design, fabric and treads and preparing for working. The next four chapters examine the popular techniques of silk shading, gold work, crewelwork and black work, all introduced with a historical overview. Each of these stitches techniques features four exquisitely worked embroidery projects. The 16 projects featured step-by-step instructions and colourful photographs of the finished embroideries with photographs explaining their development and stitching. The designs include an Iris in black work and a tree Bark design in silk shading. A detailed glossary at the back of the book gives step-by-step illustrations and working captions for each of the stitches featured.

This edition is in good condition with some minor turning at the bottom of the rear cover

Author(s):
Saunders, Sally
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
2005 reprint
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0713488174
ISBN-13:
9780713488173
Number of pages:
160
Publisher:
Batsford

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