Home & Garden Books:




Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

Sorry, this product is not currently available to order


NEW IN PAPERBACK This stunning embroidery title new in paperback is one of the best showcases of new and exciting whitework designs that still use the traditional techniques. The book covers all the key whitework techniques, including broderie anglaise, drawn thread work, shadow work, Ayrshire and fine whitework, and Mountmellick, and contains both basic instructions and inspiring ideas for further experimentation. Illustrated with some of the finest contemporary examples, this book will help you go beyond the parameters of traditional whitework to create stunning experimental pieces. Each chapter is based on a different whitework tradition and for each tradition the chapter covers: History; Stitch techniques with easy to follow diagrams and step-by-step instructions; Creative samples, showing a range of inspiring experimental ideas; A showcase of finished textile pieces from contemporary embroiderers.

Author Biography

Tracy A Franklin trained at the Royal School of Needlework for seven years, finally becoming Apprentice Coordinator. She teaches all aspects of traditional and modern embroidery, takes on commissions and produces work for exhibition. She is the author of New Ideas in Goldwork (0713487801) and contributed to The Royal School of Needlework Embroidery Techniques (0713488174), also published by Batsford. She lives in Chester-le-Street, County Durham. Nicola Jarvis is an experienced embroiderer who also attended the Royal School of Needlework. She lives in Manchester.
Release date NZ
October 27th, 2005
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
120 Illustrations, color
Batsford Ltd
Product ID

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
Filed under...

Buy this and earn 308 Banana Points