Inspired by the Winterthur Museum's historic collection of decorative arts in Delaware, USA, the author presents 33 colour-charted needlework projects. Each may be worked in the three most popular techniques today: needlepoint, multi-stitch canvaswork and counted cross-stitch
Winterthur Museum garden and library; basic techniques; altering the colourway; Berlin bouquet - two cushions; fishing lady embroideries - four cushions and brick cover; beautiful bargello; birds and butterflies - cushions, framed picture, table runner and napkins; lattice and flowers - evening bag and coin purse; hill and dale - two cushions; Victorian country garden bouquets - two cushions and a footstool; cornucopias - two cushions and a rug; botanical fruits coaster set - four designs; luscious fruits - two cushion designs and four coasters; Victorian paisley - brick cover, bookmark, picture frame; garden flowers and vines - glasses case, bag pocket, box-lid panel; Yuletide greetings - angel tree-top decoration, Christmas stocking; finishing techniques.
Needlework Masterpieces: From Winterthur by Hollis Greer Minor
Hollis Greer Minor
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David & Charles
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