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Raising the Surface with Machine Embroidery By Maggie Grey

Raising the Surface with Machine Embroidery
by Maggie Grey

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This is a very strong bestselling title - new in paperback. A ground-breaking book when first published in 2003, it is now a classic for all those involved in the textile world. It features exciting, innovative and modern machine embroidery from one of the most accomplished writers on the subject.
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Raising the Surface with Machine Embroidery Summary


Raising the Surface with Machine Embroidery by Maggie Grey

A ground-breaking book when first published in 2003 it is now a classic for all those involved in the textile world. It features exciting, innovative and modern machine embroidery from one of the most accomplished writers on the subject. 'Raising the Surface with Machine Embroidery' is a book for everyone who is interested in texture in embroidery.

Beautifully illustrated, it is structured in six chapters, covering :

* Backgrounds, often using experimental or unusual materials

* Raising the surface a little to produce highly textured, low-relief embroideries

* The next step - raising the surface even more

* Using applied motifs for high-relief textiles

* Frames, masks and high-relief panels

* Three-dimensional constructions, bowls, vessels and towers Lavishly illustrated with over 95 colour photgraphs, the book includes clear diagrams and detailed instructions, step-by-step where necessary. All you need is enthusiasm and a swing needle sewing machine to make the wonderful textures featured within these pages.

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About Maggie Grey


Maggie Grey is a highly experienced teacher of embroidery who exhibits her work and teaches worldwide. A former editor of The World of Embroidery, Britain's leading magazine on the subject, she is the author or co-author of several books, including Layers of Stitch and Celtic Inspirations for Machine Embroidery.

Additional information

GOR003564440
Raising the Surface with Machine Embroidery by Maggie Grey
Maggie Grey
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pavilion Books
2006-06-01
128
0713490284
9780713490282
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.