Metal Thread EmbroideryBook - 2004
With more than 200 beautiful color photos, and a handy A-to-Z format, this classic on metal thread work is essential for any embroiderer. There's a wealth of information on every aspect of this challenging and exciting skill: basic and advanced tools, sumptuous fabrics, golden threads for stitching, and precious stones for adornment. Every possible technique--ranging from the 16th-century Arabesque style to French Knots--appears with easy-to-follow diagrams and close-up pictures. Take an inspiring look at items old and new that feature metal thread embroidery, and use the gazetteer as a guide to places around the globe that showcase fine examples.
Publisher: London : Batsford, 2004.
Branch Call Number: 746.44 LEM
Characteristics: 207 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 25 cm.