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The Royal School of Needlework Book of Embroidery by Various

  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BB Hardback
  • Publication: 01 June 2018
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781782216063
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  • Size: 216x280 mm
  • Illustrations: 2000
  • Pages: 400
  • RRP Price: £25
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Description

New from the world-renowned Royal School of Needlework, this beautiful book is a rich source of embroidery techniques, stitches and projects, covering eight key subjects in detail: crewelwork, bead embroidery, stumpwork, canvaswork, goldwork, whitework, blackwork and silk shading. Containing all the trusted, bestselling content from the RSN Essential Stitch Guide series, plus a new section on mounting your finished work, this fantastic book is a must-have for all embroiderers. Fully redesigned and integrated, the original eight titles have been given a new lease of life in this larger format.


Table of Contents

5 Contents

8 The Royal School of Needlework

10 About this book

12 Materials and equipment

14 Threads and needles

16 Fabric

18 Design

22 Using colour

24 Choosing stitches

26 Framing up: ring frame and slate frame

30 Transferring a design

34 Mounting your work

38 Starting to stitch

39 Essential stitches

42 Crewelwork: a history, specialist tools needed, stitches, building up a design, projects 

98 Canvaswork: a history, specialist tools needed, stitches, building up a design, projects 

144 Blackwork: a history, specialist tools needed, stitches, building up a design, projects 

180 Silk shading: a history, specialist tools needed, stitches, building up a design, projects 

232 Goldwork: a history, specialist tools needed, stitches, building up a design, projects 

282 Stumpwork:a history, specialist tools needed, stitches, building up a design, projects 

320 Whitework: a history, specialist tools needed, stitches, building up a design, projects  

350 Bead embroidery: a history, specialist tools needed, stitches, building up a design, projects 

384 Index


About Various



Reviews

Mary Corbet, Needle n Thread


This is a great all-in-one book! It's the ideal book for the embroidery enthusiast who is interested in exploring and really learning the foundations of core needlework techniques. It is certain to be very influential on new generations of stitchers in the years to come, and a wonderful learning resource for needlework enthusiasts worldwide.

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