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Ayrshire Needlework By Agnes F. Bryson

Ayrshire Needlework
by Agnes F. Bryson

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This book looks at the techniques and social background of this famous type of whitework embroidery. In the opening chapters, the traditions and social history of Ayrshire are explored. The main part of the book explains how to work Ayrshire today.
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Ayrshire Needlework by Agnes F. Bryson

This book looks at the techniques and social background of this famous type of whitework embroidery. In the opening chapters, the traditions and social history of Ayrshire are explored. The main part of the book explains how to work Ayrshire today. Examples of stitch patterns, working diagrams and stage-by-stage instructions provide starting points for beginners and the basis for developing skills. Information on caring for and conserving Ayrshire pieces is also included.

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Table of Contents


Dream stitches; a legend of Ayrshire white needlework; social background; the barefoot boy; a bride's providin'; Ayrshire needlework; the auld toon o' Ayr; statistical accounts; tools and embroideries of the 19th century; 19th century model wash day; projects worked; materials tools and hints; stitches; Ayrshire needlework christening robe; handkerchiefs; pincushions and invitation card; caring for heirlooms.

Additional information

GOR001977098
Ayrshire Needlework by Agnes F. Bryson
Agnes F. Bryson
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Pavilion Books
1989-08-05
128
071345928X
9780713459289
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.