The Complete Book of Stumpwork Embroidery

The Complete Book of Stumpwork Embroidery In bygone times the style of raised embroidery called stumpwork was the culmination of a young woman s education Jane Nicholas a leading modern embroiderer has researched stumpwork for than year

  • Title: The Complete Book of Stumpwork Embroidery
  • Author: Jane Nicholas
  • ISBN: 9781863513418
  • Page: 484
  • Format: Hardcover
  • In bygone times, the style of raised embroidery called stumpwork was the culmination of a young woman s education Jane Nicholas, a leading modern embroiderer, has researched stumpwork for than 20 years to create this dazzling compendium of its intricate techniques and colorful 3 dimensional effects Beginning with detailed instructions on different ways of creating rIn bygone times, the style of raised embroidery called stumpwork was the culmination of a young woman s education Jane Nicholas, a leading modern embroiderer, has researched stumpwork for than 20 years to create this dazzling compendium of its intricate techniques and colorful 3 dimensional effects Beginning with detailed instructions on different ways of creating raised padded shapes, she goes on to offer a virtual cornucopia of nature based designs flowers, fruits, birds, animals, and insects arranged in delightfully realistic patterns and interspersed with charming quotations Elegant, useful, and inspiring, her book is a must have for all dedicated embroiderers.

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    1. As well as reading and all things book-related, I do enjoy a few other hobbies, one of which includes cross stitch. One of the books I want to read is called The Stumpwork Robe by Prue Batten which is about a woman who hides a story in the embroidery of a magnificent robe.This cross-over of stitching and reading led me on a quest to find out more about stumpwork and what better place to start than with The Complete Book of Stumpwork Embroidery. What I wasn't expecting to find was that the author [...]

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