Blackwork is a timeless, classic sixteenth-century embroidery technique in which beautiful designs are created by stitching geometric designs on to evenweave fabric. Inspired by the past, Lesley Wilkins illustrates her techniques with a whole host of wonderful designs - flowers, plants, birds, animals and figures. She covers everything - from what materials to use and working with a chart, to getting started and how to stitch. Patterns are created by small stitched units which are combined in many different ways - some heavily textured, some delicate and light. Borders can be built up by repeating and joining motifs. Clear step-by-step photographs accompany the authors comprehensive instructions, and the motifs, borders, fill-in patterns and images are all charted, with inspirational pictures of embroideries showing how to build up finished designs.
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Descrizione libro Search Press, 2002. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0855329378
Descrizione libro Search Press, 2002. Condizione libro: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: 'This book is a must for anyone wanting to try blackwork embroidery. the instructions are clearly written and each step has good diagrams. I can thoroughly recommend this.' West Country Embroiderers 'Covers everything you need to know.' Cakes & Sugarcraft. Codice libro della libreria ABE_book_new_0855329378
Descrizione libro Search Press, 2002. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110855329378
Descrizione libro Search Press, 2002. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0855329378