This beautiful book explores the 19th century craft of embroidery, its shift from industry to hobby and how it was crafted and displayed in the home.
Each chapter is packed with a close look at the techniques that were used, detailed illustrations and unique photographs of original embroidered pieces.
Interweaved are snippets of social history, historical facts and quotes from ladies and gentlemen of the period.
This delightful book is a must for any student studying embroidery, fashion and textiles, craft persons interested in historical embroidery techniques, collectors of textiles, plus any needlework enthusiast wanting to extend their knowledge.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 192 pages, full colour throughout, includes illustrations + stitch diagrams, includes photographs
- Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd
- Publication Date: 02/10/2008
- Category: Embroidery crafts
- ISBN: 9781861085610