The term 'whitework' covers a range of traditional but much-loved hand embroidery techniques. This book contains full instructions on the traditional techniques used in whitework, plus ways to explore and develop these techniques for more contemporary applications.
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.