Stuff Raised Embroidery: A Practical Guide To Decorative Stumpwork
by Barbara and Roy Hirst
ISBN-10: 1853912034
ISBN-13: 9781853912030
HC w/ Dust Jacket
Pages: 80
Language(s): English
Very Good/Very Good - Light cover and edge wear; corners lightly bumped.

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In this very practical and informative book, Barbara and Roy Hirst relate the origins of this curious and appealing form of embroidery as well as explaining its techniques and showing how to design and make your own raised embroidery. Full color step-by-step photographs, together with pictures of finished stumpwork projects, show how different effects are created, demonstrate the stitches that are most frequently used and explain the order of working and the final assembly. Appendices at the end of the book contain useful information about 17th-century raised embroideries and where they may be seen. This unique guide will be of great interest to collectors and invaluable to anyone who has ever wished to explore the possibilities of this highly enjoyable form of embroidery.