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Drawn Fabric Embroidery

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Publisher Comments:

Drawn fabric embroidery — or "pulled work, " as it is less formally known — remains popular with needleworkers around the world. A particular favorite with the needlecrafters of countries ranging from Scandinavia to the Greek isles, this traditional craft consists of stitching around or "drawing" the threads of a fine material such as linen into a variety of pleasing patterns and shapes. This instructive work by an expert offers a clear, comprehensive overview of drawn fabric embroidery. Starting with the craft's history and development, the author then offers meticulously detailed directions for working stitches, borders, outlines, and fillings, including suggestions for combining and adapting them for use. Over 100 large, easy-to-follow diagrams and photographs make it easy to follow the step-by-step instructions. A perfect introduction for novices, this volume nevertheless features enough depth and variety to appeal to seasoned needleworkers as well.

Synopsis:

In drawn-fabric embroidery (also often known as “pulled work”), the threads of a fabric are pulled apart or drawn together by stitchery so that the holes left form attractive patterns. Because it is sturdy enough to withstand daily use and frequent laundering, it is a particularly practi

Synopsis:

In this clear, comprehensive overview, the author offers meticulously detailed directions for working stitches, borders, outlines, and fillings, including suggestions for combining and adapting them and for their use. Over 100 large, easy-to-follow diagrams and photographs make it easy to follow the step-by-step instructions. Foreword. Index. 109 black-and-white line illustrations. 9 halftones.

Synopsis:

In drawn-fabric embroidery (also often known as “pulled work”), the threads of a fabric are pulled apart or drawn together by stitchery so that the holes left form attractive patterns. Because it is sturdy enough to withstand daily use and frequent laundering, it is a particularly practical type of embroidery — usable in table linen, bed linen, and lampshades. In this clear, comprehensive overview, the author offers meticulously detailed directions for working stitches, borders, outlines, and fillings, including suggestions for combining and adapting them and for their use. Over 100 large, easy-to-follow diagrams and photographs make it easy to follow the step-by-step instructions. Foreword. Index. 109 black-and-white line illustrations. 9 halftones.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486418094
Author:
Leach, Agnes M.
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
Mineola, NY
Subject:
Embroidery
Subject:
Needlework
Subject:
Drawn-work
Subject:
Needlework - Embroidery
Subject:
Drawn Fabric Embroidery
Subject:
Pulled Work
Subject:
Crafts-Needlework
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Embroidery, Needlepoint
Series Volume:
20, 3/4
Publication Date:
20120231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
120
Dimensions:
11 x 8.13 in 0.83 lb

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Product details 120 pages Dover Publications - English 9780486418094 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , In drawn-fabric embroidery (also often known as “pulled work”), the threads of a fabric are pulled apart or drawn together by stitchery so that the holes left form attractive patterns. Because it is sturdy enough to withstand daily use and frequent laundering, it is a particularly practi
"Synopsis" by ,
In this clear, comprehensive overview, the author offers meticulously detailed directions for working stitches, borders, outlines, and fillings, including suggestions for combining and adapting them and for their use. Over 100 large, easy-to-follow diagrams and photographs make it easy to follow the step-by-step instructions. Foreword. Index. 109 black-and-white line illustrations. 9 halftones.
"Synopsis" by ,
In drawn-fabric embroidery (also often known as “pulled work”), the threads of a fabric are pulled apart or drawn together by stitchery so that the holes left form attractive patterns. Because it is sturdy enough to withstand daily use and frequent laundering, it is a particularly practical type of embroidery — usable in table linen, bed linen, and lampshades. In this clear, comprehensive overview, the author offers meticulously detailed directions for working stitches, borders, outlines, and fillings, including suggestions for combining and adapting them and for their use. Over 100 large, easy-to-follow diagrams and photographs make it easy to follow the step-by-step instructions. Foreword. Index. 109 black-and-white line illustrations. 9 halftones.
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