Stuff Pulled Thread Embroidery
by Moyra McNeill
ISBN-10: 0800865626
ISBN-13: 9780800865627
Taplinger Publishing Company
HC w/ Dust Jacket
Pages: 207
Language(s): English
Very Good/Very Good - Light cover and edge wear.

Like bargello and other forms of traditional embroidery, pulled thread work is today being rediscovered by needlewomen enamored of its striking elegance and beauty. While infusing familiar patterns with modern design accents, the author provides newcomers to this craft with instructions for sewing all the basic pulled thread stitches. She shows, too, many imaginative ways in which these traditional stitches can be modified and freely interpreted to create original, distinctive scarves, tablecloths, wall hangings, lampshades, linens and other personal and household items. Most of the stitches are diagrammed on squared grids which have been matched up with corresponding photographs of actual finished pieces, thus enabling the reader to understand at a glance precisely how a given stitch should be worked.