18th Century Embroidery Techniques by Gail Marsh
- ISBN-10: 1861088086
- Language: English
- Paperback: 192 pages
- Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman (August 7, 2012)
Brimming with intricate drawings, color photos, and excerpts from 18th-century writings, this enthralling book is your passport to a bygone age. Fashion and textiles lecturer Gail Marsh offers insights into the lives of 18th-century embroiderers; their equipment, stitches, and threads; and techniques such as working with metal thread and spangles, silk embroidery, tambour, and the forgotten arts of Hollie Point and knotting. A must-have for historical costume creators, collectors, and needlework enthusiasts.
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