Royal School of Needlework Embroidery Techniques

Author: Sally Saunders
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9780713488173
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The distinguished reputation and specialist knowledge of the Royal School of Needlework are combined in this colourful and inspirational introduction to the most popular hand embroidery techniques. A detailed introductory section provides all the practical information needed for setting up and finishing pieces of embroidery, selecting your design, fabric and treads and preparing and framing up for working. The next four chapters examine the popular techniques of silk shading, gold work, crewelwork and black work, all introduced with a historical overview and a comprehensive stitch glossary. Each stitch technique features four exquisitely worked embroidery projects with step-by-step instructions and photographs explaining their development and stitching. The 16 projects include a Jacobean leaf sampler in crewel work, an Iris in blackwork, a tree bark design in silk shading and a sampler in goldwork. 'Royal School of Needlework: Embroidery Techniques' is an essential guide to stitching for embroiderers – it is a valuable source of reference and a beautiful book for the needlecrafter's library.

The Royal School of Needlework Appliqu

Author: Kate Cross
Publisher: Search Press(UK)
ISBN: 9781782211884
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This contemporary guide to the art of appliqu� is endorsed by the Royal School of Needlework (RSN), and written by Kate Cross, one of their trained experts and teachers. It is the first in a new series designed to showcase the traditional techniques, technical excellence and contemporary flair of the RSN, and provide practical guidance and inspiration. The book features an introduction to the RSN and its prestigious heritage. It reveals the history and context of appliqu� and showcases galleries of inspiring appliqu� work from around the world. But as well as featuring a rich selection of inspiring appliqu� pieces, this is primarily a practical, instructional guide that offers a complete grounding in all essential appliqu� techniques: it contains a comprehensive stitch guide and leads the reader through each technique using clear step-by-step photography and easy-to-follow expert guidance. It shows the reader how to knot thread and start stitching correctly, how to create a design, transfer it onto fabric, frame up a slate frame, build up, cut away, apply a variety of edges and apply fabric, as well as basic ribbonwork, goldwork, shadow work and silk shading. The book contains four beautiful projects that build in difficulty and put these techniques into practice.

Stumpwork

Author: Kate Sinton
Publisher: Search PressLtd
ISBN: 9781844485864
Format: PDF, ePub
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Presents step-by-step instructions covering the techniques for creating raised and padded embroidery.

Book of Embroidery

Author: Various
Publisher: Search Press(UK)
ISBN: 9781782216063
Format: PDF, ePub
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A rich source of embroidery stitches, techniques and projects from the Royal School of Needlework. New from the world-renowned Royal School of Needlework, this beautiful book is a rich source of embroidery techniques, stitches and projects, covering eight key subjects in detail: crewelwork, bead embroidery, stumpwork, canvaswork, goldwork, whitework, blackwork and silk shading. Containing all the trusted, bestselling content from the RSN Essential Stitch Guide series, plus a new section on mounting your finished work, this fantastic book is a must-have for all embroiderers. Fully redesigned and integrated, the original eight titles have been given a new lease of life in this larger format.

Creative Crewel Embroidery

Author: Judy Jeroy
Publisher: Lark Books
ISBN: 9781579901875
Format: PDF
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Crewel—the art of embroidery with wool—is a perennial favorite with embroiderers. Here’s a comprehensive and up-to-date treatment, with designs that range from the traditional to the truly innovative. All the basics are there for the beginner, including 68 stitches and 11 projects. Then, for adventuresome stitchers, there is inspiration: 55 pieces from today’s most talented and best-known embroiderers.

Raised Embroidery

Author: Kelley Aldridge
Publisher: Search Press(UK)
ISBN: 9781782211891
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This practical, contemporary guide to the exciting and varied world of raised embroidery is written by Kelley Aldridge, an expert teacher with the Royal School of Needlework. Part of a new series showcasing the RSN's traditional techniques, technical excellence and contemporary flair, it contains a complete grounding in raised embroidery stitches and techniques, three beautiful projects and galleries of inspiring work. The book features an introduction to the RSN and its prestigious heritage. It reveals the history and context of raised embroidery and showcases galleries of inspiring raised embroidery work. This is primarily a practical, instructional guide that offers a complete grounding in the techniques you need for raised embroidery: it contains a comprehensive stitch guide and leads the reader through each technique using clear step-by-step photography and easy-to-follow expert guidance. The book contains three beautiful projects that put these techniques into practice and showcase additional advanced techniques.

Beginner s Guide to Goldwork

Author: Ruth Chamberlin
Publisher: Search Press(UK)
ISBN: 9781782214861
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The beauty of goldwork lies in the way it reflects the light when threads and stitches are worked into a design in different ways. This work explains about the materials, the stitches, how to transfer designs, raise surfaces and more. Diagrams, patterns and photographs illustrate each stage.

Raised Embroidery

Author: Barbara Hirst
Publisher: Merehurst Limited
ISBN: 9781853912030
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Raised embroidery - a craft form incorporating surface stitchery, needlelace and several other embroidery techniques - was enormously popular in the 17th century and has since enjoyed a revival. Compared with other types of embroidery which lend themselves to geometric patterns or to conveying nature, raised embroidery offers a medium for depicting human life.