20 August 2018


BB Hardback

216x280 mm



128 pages

Search Press

Embroidered Treasures

Embroidered Treasures: Birds

by Dr Annette Collinge

This fantastic book showcases the prestigious Embroiderers’ Guild’s huge collection of embroidered birds through the ages. Featuring photographs taken especially for the book, items are shown in full along with detailed images that show off the stunning birds at their best.

Book Contents

History of the Embroiderers' Guild and Its Collection


Embroidered in Monochrome

The Use of Metal Thread

Applied Materials

Made by Machine

Embroidered in Silk

Embroidery on Even-weave Backgrounds

Embroidery on Bags

Birds as Art

Samplers and Samples

Fanciful Birds

Birds from Many Lands

Stitches and More Stitches


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