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  • Publisher: Sally Milner Publishing
  • Edition: BB Hardback
  • Publication: 01 March 2004
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781863513180
  • Stock: 15 in stock
  • Size: 1735x288 mm
  • Illustrations: 424
  • Pages: 424
  • RRP: £29.99
  • Series: Milner Craft Series
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Stumpwork, Goldwork & Surface Embroidery Beetle Collection


by Jane Nicholas

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Book Description

In this wonderful book Jane shares her methods of using beautiful threads and fabrics - and beetle wings - to create beautiful designs and projects in many forms of embroidery. Some are simplicity itself - an elegant beetle shape embroidered in glittering metallic threads to reflect the iridescent colours of the wing cases set in a paperweight, for example. Others are delightful floral pictures in which a glittering stumpwork beetle plays a starring part.
Lavishly illustrated in colour, this book with detailed step-by-step instructions accompanied by numerous explanatory diagrams is a fascinating addition to the working bookshelf of anyone interested in dimensional and textured embroidery.

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Highly acclaimed international author and embroiderer
Highly sought after guest lecturer at embroidery guilds and craft shows around the world
Unsurpassed research, skills and instructions
Precise anatomical embroidered recreations
Incredible photography of newly created and rare historical pieces
A huge volume of information, presented in a professional format and style which will make this incredible embroidery accessible to all embroiderers with a passion or even an interest in these styles of embroidery
The best book yet from Jane Nicholas!

About the Author

About Jane Nicholas

Jane Nicholas is one of the world’s leading embroiderers and has worked in the field for over 30 years, specializing in stumpwork and goldwork. She has written ten books and has contributed widely to journals and magazines. She teaches in Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the US, and continues to research and develop new techniques, particularly in stumpwork. In 2005, Jane was awarded the Order of Australia Medal (OAM), for her 'services to hand embroidery as an artist, teacher and author'. Jane lives in New South Wales, Australia. For more information visit her website www.janenicholas.com

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