Embroidered Purses: Design and Techniques (Paperback)Linda Tudor (author)
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A sumptuous celebration of the embroidered purse in all its many forms - new in paperback. In this practical but inspirational book, acclaimed embroiderer and teacher Linda Tudor has created an essential guide to this perennial fashion item.
The book covers :
* A history of embroidered purses from around the world, richly illustrated with some of the finest historical examples
* Easy-to-follow, practical information on purse construction, from simple two-sided purses to elaborate gusseted and box purses, with easy-to-follow diagrams and illustrations
* Innovative ideas for purse embellishment, illustrated with outstanding examples from contemporary textile artists
* Projects that contain all the information you need to make some beautiful purses from start to finish, including a Chinese silk clutch purse, a bonded silk and velvet purse and a cylindrical English patchwork harlequin purse.
Combining design, textile art and embroidery, 'Embroidered Purses' is a book for all those looking to create their own exquisite purse. Whether you are an embroiderer or textile artist looking for a practical application for your work or from a fashion background, this is the book for you.
Publisher: Pavilion Books
Number of pages: 128
Weight: 529 g
Dimensions: 277 x 214 x 10 mm
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