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Made in France: Blackwork takes a modern approach to the ancient art of blackwork. The 50 projects in this book show how simple embroidery stitches worked on a contrasting background can be used to embellish a multitude of charming gifts, accessories and homewares. Follow the easy instructions and learn how the repetition of a few basic stitches results in an endless variety of intricate patterns and designs. You'll be seduced by this timeless and elegant form of embroidery.
Sonia Lucano started work as a fashion stylist following her graduation from art school. These days, she alternates between fashion and the decorative arts. Interested in all forms of craftwork and very hands-on, she loves to collect fabrics, play with colour, create, style and customise. She is, by turns, a photography stylist for publishers and magazines, creator of decorative objects and fashion accessories and author of Felted Wool, How to Customize Your Home and Glass Engraving (all published by Marabout).
50 beautifully photographed projects
Full page grid provided for every motif
Use the motifs to transform and embellish an endless array of homewares and accessories