Embroiderer's and Quilter's Sourcebook

Embroiderer's and Quilter's Sourcebook

Book - 2005
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Delicate Dresden sleeve work circa 1760, a colorful beaded Masai neck ornament, a computer-generated design for a pyramid purse: these are just a few of the textile images?1,000 in all?in this unique sourcebook. From appliqué and goldwork to quilting and whitework, it contains hundreds of techniques, illustrated with examples from all over the world and traced from their origins to modern times. Each entry notes size, provenance, materials, and technique, and users can locate design elements such as animals, architectural features, and mythical beasts in the handy index. Textile students and crafters at all skill levels will welcome this much-needed addition to their library.

It includes hundreds of textile images and the clear index allows you to source design elements with listings on various subjects such as animals, architectural features, landscapes, flowers and plants, gardens, mythical beasts and traditional motifs.

Publisher: London : Batsford, 2005
ISBN: 9780713489538
Characteristics: 320 p. : ill. ; 22 cm


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