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Embroiderer's and Quilter's Sourcebook

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Embroiderer's and Quilter's Sourcebook by Angela Thompson
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This is a unique and much-needed sourcebook of historical, cultural and modern textile images for inspiration and reference. A book of such scope is an essential addition to the library of embroiderers and quilters whatever their level of skill. The book contains over 1000 textile images - from the 17th to the 21st century and from all over the world - covering diverse techniques such as quilting, applique, machine embroidery, hand embroidery, beadwork, goldwork, counted thread, stumpwork, applied work, mirror work, wool work, cross stitch, goldwork, crazy patchwork, trapunto, smocking, tassels and the full range of whitework. All the images are annotated by date, provenance, materials used and technique. Images are arranged by technique and in chronological order, providing a historical overview of each technique's development, tracing it through the centuries and showing its modern-day interpretation. Both Western and Eastern textiles are covered with work from Scotland through South Africa, the Americas to Asia. It includes hundreds of textile images and the clear index allows you to source design elements with listings on various subjects such as animals, architectural features, landscapes, flowers and plants, gardens, mythical beasts and traditional motifs.

Author Biography

Angela Thompson is an experienced embroiderer, quilter and lacemaker who, in addition to her creative work, has spent years collecting and studying textiles from around the world. She is the author of a number of books, including Embroidery with Beads (0713454954) and Romanian Point Lace (0713488328), also published by Batsford. Angela lives in Abberley, Worcestershire.
Release date NZ
July 30th, 2005
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
1000 colour illustrations
Imprint
Batsford Ltd
Pages
320
Dimensions
220x220x23
ISBN-13
9780713489538
Product ID
1684847

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