Traditional Techniques and Contemporary Applications for Hand and Machine Embroidery

Embroidery is currently enjoying a revival and has cast off its image as an old-fashioned hobby.


SOPHIE LONG was one of the few embroiderers to have the honour of working on the much-publicized wedding dress of Kate Middleton, for her marriage to Prince William. Since graduating with a distinction from the Royal School of Needlework, Sophie has worked as a freelance hand embroiderer and teacher.

'Covering everything from smoking and stumpwork to beading and blackwork, this book explores a variety of handwork techniques and machine embroidery styles.' Embroidery magazine 'What we loved about this book is the clear and easy to understand step-by-step instructions, supported by beautiful photography which illustrates how to create the different stitches featured in the book. This is supported by examples of how to use the techniques plus fascinating profiles of em broidery artists and their work. An inspiring exquisite book, essential for your creative bookshelf. Highly recommended!' Hot Brands Cool Places 'Highly recommended for all stitchers, no matter what your level of expertise or speciality.' Yarns and Fabrics 'Anyone wanting to learn hand or machine embroidery techniques will find much to inspire them in this title by Sophie Long.' Sewing World
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Einband gebundene Ausgabe
Seitenzahl 287
Erscheinungsdatum 04.04.2013
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-1-906417-95-6
Reihe Aurum Press
Verlag Quarto Publ. Group UK
Maße (L/B/H) 287/212/35 mm
Gewicht 1481
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