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  • Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 20 June 2019
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781602201590
  • Stock: 6 in stock
  • Size: 184x260 mm
  • Illustrations: 200
  • Pages: 168
  • RRP: £14.99
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Chinese Embroidery


An Illustrated Stitch Guide by Shao Xiaocheng

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Book Description

Over 2,000 years of rich and colourful Chinese embroidery to enjoy, learn and master through full-colour photographs and step-by-step instructions.

Chinese embroidery is one of the most popular traditional arts of China, reflecting the superb skills of the Chinese people and their love for beauty, as evident in the rich, colourful and exquisite creations.

This book gives a brief history of Chinese embroidery, the different schools in different ages, their styles, knowledge about selection and the collecting and preservation of embroidered articles. It also explains and analyses 25 kinds of needlework for Chinese embroidery with amazing pictures and detailed words, teaches comprehensive application of these basic skills and presents over forty delicate pieces both for daily use and artistic appreciation.


About the Author

About Shao Xiaocheng

Shao Xiaocheng is a Chinese embroidery artist and the director of the Beijing Shao Xiaocheng Embroidery Research Institue (www.shanlinarts.com). She is a senior national master of arts and crafts and a member of the Internationale Organisation Für Volkskunst (IOV) of UNESCO. She has spent thirty years creating many pieces of embroidery whilst also researching the history, theories and practice of the art. 

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