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.
Publisher: Batsford Ltd
Number of pages: 128
Weight: 529 g
Dimensions: 276 x 216 x 8 mm
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