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18th Century Embroidery Techniques


by Gail Marsh

In this fascinating book, Gail Marsh tells how 18th-century embroiderers created such exquisite items. Insightful text, detailed illustrations plus captivating color photographs of museum-held pieces provide the reader with a thorough understanding of 18th-century embroidery techniques. Pertinent quotes from ladies and gentlemen of the period serve to highlight the importance of dress and appearance at that time. Includes a section covering 18th century tools and equipment, plus details and illustrations of the following techniques:

  • Metal embroidery
  • Silk embroidery
  • Quilting
  • Whitework
  • Tambour and chain
  • Crewel work
  • Novelty threads

Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd. 2006
Softcover, 8 1/2" × 11", 192 pages

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