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  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BB Hardback
  • Publication: 25 May 2018
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781782216063
  • Stock: 50+
  • Hurt Stock: £12.50 (2 available)
  • Size: 216x280 mm
  • Illustrations: 2000
  • Pages: 400
  • RRP Price: £25.00
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The Royal School of Needlework Book of Embroidery

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A guide to essential stitches, techniques and projects by Various

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"This is a great all-in-one book! It's the ideal book for the embroidery enthusiast who is interested in exploring and really learning the foundations of core needlework techniques. It is certain to be very influential on new generations of stitchers in the years to come, and a wonderful learning resource for needlework enthusiasts worldwide." - Mary Corbet, Needle n Thread

A rich source of embroidery stitches, techniques and projects from the Royal School of Needlework.

New from the world-renowned Royal School of Needlework, this beautiful book is a rich source of embroidery techniques, stitches and projects, covering eight key subjects in detail: crewelwork, bead embroidery, stumpwork, canvaswork, goldwork, whitework, blackwork and silk shading. Containing all the trusted, bestselling content from the RSN Essential Stitch Guide series, plus a new section on mounting your finished work, this fantastic book is a must-have for all embroiderers. Fully redesigned and integrated, the original eight titles have been given a new lease of life in this larger format.

Table of Contents

5 Contents
8 The Royal School of Needlework
10 About this book
12 Materials and equipment
14 Threads and needles
16 Fabric
18 Design
22 Using colour
24 Choosing stitches
26 Framing up: ring frame and slate frame
30 Transferring a design
34 Mounting your work
38 Starting to stitch
39 Essential stitches
42 Crewelwork: a history, specialist tools needed, stitches, building up a design, projects 
98 Canvaswork: a history, specialist tools needed, stitches, building up a design, projects 
144 Blackwork: a history, specialist tools needed, stitches, building up a design, projects 
180 Silk shading: a history, specialist tools needed, stitches, building up a design, projects 
232 Goldwork: a history, specialist tools needed, stitches, building up a design, projects 
282 Stumpwork:a history, specialist tools needed, stitches, building up a design, projects 
320 Whitework: a history, specialist tools needed, stitches, building up a design, projects  
350 Bead embroidery: a history, specialist tools needed, stitches, building up a design, projects 
384 Index

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Mary Corbet, Needle n Thread

This is a great all-in-one book! It's the ideal book for the embroidery enthusiast who is interested in exploring and really learning the foundations of core needlework techniques. It is certain to be very influential on new generations of stitchers in the years to come, and a wonderful learning resource for needlework enthusiasts worldwide.

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