25 May 2018

£25

BB Hardback

216x280 mm

9781782216063

9781782216063

400 pages

Search Press

RSN series

The Royal School of Needlework Book of Embroidery

by Various

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.

Book 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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