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Raised Embroidery

Techniques, Projects & Pure Inspiration

Author: Kelley Aldridge

Publisher: Search Press(UK)

ISBN: 9781782211891

Category: Embroidery

Page: 144

View: 4371

This practical, contemporary guide to the exciting and varied world of raised embroidery is written by Kelley Aldridge, an expert teacher with the Royal School of Needlework. Part of a new series showcasing the RSN's traditional techniques, technical excellence and contemporary flair, it contains a complete grounding in raised embroidery stitches and techniques, three beautiful projects and galleries of inspiring work. The book features an introduction to the RSN and its prestigious heritage. It reveals the history and context of raised embroidery and showcases galleries of inspiring raised embroidery work. This is primarily a practical, instructional guide that offers a complete grounding in the techniques you need for raised embroidery: it contains a comprehensive stitch guide and leads the reader through each technique using clear step-by-step photography and easy-to-follow expert guidance. The book contains three beautiful projects that put these techniques into practice and showcase additional advanced techniques.

Royal School of Needlework Embroidery Techniques

Author: Sally Saunders

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 9780713488173

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 160

View: 495

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. A detailed introductory section provides all the practical information needed for setting up and finishing pieces of embroidery, selecting your design, fabric and treads and preparing and framing up 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 and a comprehensive stitch glossary. Each stitch technique features four exquisitely worked embroidery projects with step-by-step instructions and photographs explaining their development and stitching. The 16 projects include a Jacobean leaf sampler in crewel work, an Iris in blackwork, a tree bark design in silk shading and a sampler in goldwork. 'Royal School of Needlework: Embroidery Techniques' is an essential guide to stitching for embroiderers – it is a valuable source of reference and a beautiful book for the needlecrafter's library.

The Royal School of Needlework - Appliqué

Techniques, Projects and Pure Inspiration

Author: Kate Cross

Publisher: Search Press(UK)

ISBN: 9781782211884

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 9230

This contemporary guide to the art of appliqu� is endorsed by the Royal School of Needlework (RSN), and written by Kate Cross, one of their trained experts and teachers. It is the first in a new series designed to showcase the traditional techniques, technical excellence and contemporary flair of the RSN, and provide practical guidance and inspiration. The book features an introduction to the RSN and its prestigious heritage. It reveals the history and context of appliqu� and showcases galleries of inspiring appliqu� work from around the world. But as well as featuring a rich selection of inspiring appliqu� pieces, this is primarily a practical, instructional guide that offers a complete grounding in all essential appliqu� techniques: it contains a comprehensive stitch guide and leads the reader through each technique using clear step-by-step photography and easy-to-follow expert guidance. It shows the reader how to knot thread and start stitching correctly, how to create a design, transfer it onto fabric, frame up a slate frame, build up, cut away, apply a variety of edges and apply fabric, as well as basic ribbonwork, goldwork, shadow work and silk shading. The book contains four beautiful projects that build in difficulty and put these techniques into practice.

Stumpwork Embroidery

Techniques and projects

Author: Helen Richman

Publisher: The Crowood Press

ISBN: 1785002953

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 224

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Stumpwork is a highly decorative and imaginative embroidery technique, which typically uses raised and padded stitches that are rich in texture. This practical book explains how to create your own piece of stumpwork embroidery. Beginning with an introduction to the appropriate materials, equipment and tools, it instructs on a wide range of stitches and techniques, and illustrates them with ten delightful projects. It then explains how to design your own piece of stumpwork before advising on finishing, presenting and caring for you work. Written by a leading embroiderer, this beautiful book will inspire and encourage you to try this exciting technique and create your own exquisite designs. Contents include: Practical advice on working with threads, as well as how to stretch and prepare fabrics; Over 900 photographs to guide the reader through a wide range of decorative and raised stitches; Detailed instructions on combining stumpwork with a range of other techniques to create unique designs; Ten projects show how to use the stitches in designs, including stumpwork human figures. This practical guide will be of great interest to embroiderers, designers, theatre designers, interior designers and historians, and is beautifully illustrated with 983 colour photographs.

Book of Embroidery

A Guide to Essential Stitches, Techniques and Projects

Author: Various

Publisher: Search Press(UK)

ISBN: 9781782216063

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 400

View: 4030

A rich source of embroidery stitches, techniques and projects from the Royal School of Needlework. New from the world-renowned Royal School of Needlework, this beautiful book is a rich source of embroidery techniques, stitches and projects, covering eight key subjects in detail: crewelwork, bead embroidery, stumpwork, canvaswork, goldwork, whitework, blackwork and silk shading. Containing all the trusted, bestselling content from the RSN Essential Stitch Guide series, plus a new section on mounting your finished work, this fantastic book is a must-have for all embroiderers. Fully redesigned and integrated, the original eight titles have been given a new lease of life in this larger format.


Author: Kate Sinton

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9781844485864

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 96

View: 2846

Presents step-by-step instructions covering the techniques for creating raised and padded embroidery.

Creative Crewel Embroidery

Traditions and Innovations

Author: Judy Jeroy

Publisher: Lark Books

ISBN: 9781579901875

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 5971

Crewel—the art of embroidery with wool—is a perennial favorite with embroiderers. Here’s a comprehensive and up-to-date treatment, with designs that range from the traditional to the truly innovative. All the basics are there for the beginner, including 68 stitches and 11 projects. Then, for adventuresome stitchers, there is inspiration: 55 pieces from today’s most talented and best-known embroiderers.

Mary Thomas's Embroidery Book

Author: Mary Thomas

Publisher: Read Books Ltd

ISBN: 147338995X

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 322

View: 764

This early work is a fascinating read for any sewing enthusiast or historian. Its 304 pages are extensively illustrated with diagrams, drawings and photographs forming a complete how-to guide to embroidery that is thoroughly recommended for the shelf of all handicraft lovers. Contents Include: Preface; Acknowledgments; Types of Embroidery: Appliqué Embroidery; Assisi Cross Stitch Embroidery; Black Work; Broderie Anglaise; Canvas Embroidery; Cords, Fringes and Tassels; Couching, Laid and Gold Work; Cross Stitch Embroidery; Cut Work; Darning on Fabric; Double Running; Drawn Fabric Work; Drawn Thread Work; Filet Darning; Florentine Embroidery; Hardanger Embroidery; Hedebo Embroidery; Initials and Monograms; Jacobean Embroidery; Mountmellick Embroidery; Needleweaving; Net Embroidery; Patchwork; Quilting; Samplers; Seams, hems and Faggotting; Shadow Work; Smocking; Stump Work; Tapestry; Technical Hints; List of Illustrations. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.


Techniques, Projects and Pure Inspiration

Author: Hazel Everett

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9781844486267

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

View: 3019

Provides instructions on the techniques and core stitches of embroidering with gold and metal thread, along with information on such topics as selecting thread, buying equipment, designing a motif, and framing finished work.

The Embroidery Book

Visual Resource of Color & Design - 149 Stitches - Step-by-Step Guide

Author: Christen Brown

Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc

ISBN: 1617452254

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 160

View: 8644

Enjoy this visual guide to 149 embroidery stitches and motifs. Use robust color charts to choose thread, silk ribbon, buttons, beads, and trims for crazy quilting and seam treatments with best-selling author Christen Brown.

The Constance Howard Book of Stitches

Author: Constance Howard

Publisher: Batsford

ISBN: 9780713489385

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 140

View: 7196

Embroidery legend Constance Howard brings her formidable knowledge of embroidery together with a creative and innovative approach to stitch. Demonstrating how spectacular textures, patterns and effects can be achieved in a few simple steps, this comprehensive guide encourages embroiderers to use stitch to its full potential, experiment with their own ideas and, above all, enjoy using stitch. The versatility and scope of stitching is fully explored here. Working stitch in different threads, changing the scale and pacing, working carefully and freely, combining stitches to make new ones and altering the angle of the stitch are all considered. Each technique is easy-to-follow, with simple instructions and clear diagrams.

Embroidered Knot Gardens

Author: Owen Davies,Gill Holdsworth

Publisher: Anova Books

ISBN: 9780713489668

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 375

Master the textures and shapes of topiary, hedges, walls, paths and water features, to produce beautiful miniature gardens that are blooming with flowers and bursting with colour. Specialist techniques and simple instructions combine in this practical guide that inspires the reader to create their own textured, three-dimensional designs on canvas. From the spectacular reds, browns and burnished gold of autumn to the vibrant greens and refreshing blues of spring, these exquisite embroidered gardens encompass a variety of styles and historical periods – there is a design here to suit all tastes and abilities. Step-by-step instructions guide the reader through the appropriate stitches and techniques needed to achieve these stunning effects. The techniques covered include canvas stitches, stump work, ribbon embroidery, knitting and wire work, each one is easy to follow and fully illustrated with detailed line drawings.

Beginner's Guide to Goldwork

Author: Ruth Chamberlin

Publisher: Search Press(UK)

ISBN: 9781782214861

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 80

View: 1251

The beauty of goldwork lies in the way it reflects the light when threads and stitches are worked into a design in different ways. This work explains about the materials, the stitches, how to transfer designs, raise surfaces and more. Diagrams, patterns and photographs illustrate each stage.

Bead Embroidery

Author: Shelley Cox

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9781844489237

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 95

View: 6929

Part of the wonderful Royal School of Needlework Essential Stitch Guides, this book focusses on bead embroidery. It includes a brief history, basic techniques, counted thread embroidery, bead embroidery, surface embroidery and fringes. The book is illustrated with fine examples of work, many from the author's private collection. It details everything you need to know with step by step instructions and photographs of techniques that make it all so much easier. Stitches are included with instructions, a good-sized clear photograph and a chart. It is suitable for those needing to learn basic beading. -

Raised Embroidery

A Practical Guide to Decorative Stumpwork

Author: Barbara Hirst,Roy Hirst

Publisher: Merehurst Limited

ISBN: 9781853912030

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 80

View: 2016

Raised embroidery - a craft form incorporating surface stitchery, needlelace and several other embroidery techniques - was enormously popular in the 17th century and has since enjoyed a revival. Compared with other types of embroidery which lend themselves to geometric patterns or to conveying nature, raised embroidery offers a medium for depicting human life.

Embroidered Portraits

Ideas, Inspiration and Techniques

Author: Jan Messent

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9781844487417

Category: Art

Page: 128

View: 8972

"With a different and delightfully practical approach to a traditional and time-honored subject, Jan Messent shows you how to create portraits in stitch. There are simple instructions for shaping and padding different-angled heads, creating faces, adding features and stitching the hair and garments, as well as explorations of the most suitable fabrics, stitches, threads and embellishments to use. Within this book you will discover a host of personalities, including a mysterious white Edwardian lady, the formidable Bess of Hardwicke and a 'book-box' that opens to reveal exquisite renditions of Cinderella and Prince Charming. All of Jan's portraits are filled with character and charm, and have a timeless appeal that will enthral and excite textile artists and embroiderers alike"--Dust jacket cover.

The Royal School of Needlework Book of Needlework and Embroidery

Author: Lanto Synge

Publisher: HarperCollins


Category: Embroidery

Page: 256

View: 4594

Adventures in Needlework

Stitching with Passion

Author: Jessica Aldred,Emily Peacock

Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Limited

ISBN: 9781861088956

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 168

View: 9813

This is a book of bright and funky designs that shows how stitching has become seriously stylish. The unique projects bridge the gap between craft & interior design and progress in difficulty throughout. These UK authors have produced a stunning book that will appeal to both beginning and experienced stitchers.

Ottoman Embroidery

Author: Marianne Ellis,Jennifer Mary Wearden

Publisher: N.A


Category: Embroidery

Page: 144

View: 8463

This book is a celebration of the extensive collection of Ottoman embroidery at the V and A which ranges from the middle of the 16th century to 1900. In addition to illustrating over 100 major pieces, an introductory text puts the collection in context, explaining who the Ottomans were and their impact on Europe.

Beginner's Guide to Stumpwork

Author: Kay Dennis

Publisher: Search PressLtd

ISBN: 9780855328702

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 80

View: 4814

Covering both basic and needle lace techniques, this comprehensive and colorful book explores the beautiful raised and padded embroideries known as stumpwork with step-by-step demonstrations of individual techniques and a project combining all the methods.

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