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Blackwork By Lesley Barnett

Blackwork by Lesley Barnett

Condition - Very Good
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Summary

This guide covers everything from design and transferring the design to the fabric to the choice of fabric, threads and stitches, with many stitch diagrams and suggested patterns. There is a host of blackwork pictures, both traditional and modern, as well as ideas for working with coloured threads.

Blackwork Summary

Blackwork by Lesley Barnett

Blackwork is a classic sixteenth-century embroidery technique in which stunning monochrome designs are created by embroidering a large variety of counted-thread geometric patterns in black thread.
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This book covers everything from creating a design to choice of fabric, threads, and stitches, with many stitch diagrams and suggested patterns. A host of beautiful blackwork pictures, both traditional and modern, will inspire any enthusiast, and there are even ideas for working with coloured threads.

From timeless charm of Elizabethan embroidery to the bold chiaroscuro of contemporary work, blackwork's entrancing intricacy never ceases to appeal.

Table of Contents

Introduction and history; design; materials and equipment; preparing to work; colour in blackwork; stitches; patterns; blackwork on non-evenweave fabrics.

Additional information

GOR001003234
Blackwork by Lesley Barnett
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Search Press Ltd
1996-05-01
48
0855328061
9780855328061
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

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