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Crewel Embroidery: A Practical Guide

Crewel Embroidery: A Practical Guide (Paperback)

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The aim of this book is to give confidence to the novice embroiderer and to provide a design source for the more experienced embroiderer. As with all embroidery techniques, the working of crewel embroidery is meant to be an enjoyable pursuit. It is adaptable to a wide range of purposes such as fashion items, soft furnishings and wall hangings. This book demonstrates how surface stitches are used in crewel work and explains some rules which will help the embroiderer to achieve the best results.

Sport & HobbiesHandicrafts, decorative arts & craftsNeedlework, sewing & fabric craftsSport & HobbiesHandicrafts, decorative arts & craftsRopework, knots & macrameEmbroidery crafts Publisher: Sally Milner Publishing Pty Ltd Publication Date: 01/04/2008 ISBN-13: 9781863513890  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Shelagh Amor grew up in England, where she pursued a career in accounting before marrying and settling in Australia. Although she had taken up a needle at an early age, it wasn't until after the birth of her second child that she discovered the Embroiderers' Guild and, through it, the many facets of the art of embroidery. For Shelagh, embroidery became a passion, first patchwork then counted thread techniques - canvaswork, pulled thread, Hardanger,and blackwork - and with time she developed skills in crewel embroidery. Shelagh currently teaches crewel embroidery at all levels, both in the classroom and by correspondence.

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