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Beginner's Guide to Blackwork
by Lesley Wilkins




Overview -
Blackwork is a timeless, classic embroidery sixteenth century embroidery technique in which beautiful designs are created by stitching geometric designs on to evenweave fabric.

Inspired by the past, Lesley Wilkins illustrates her techniques with a whole host of wonderful designs - flowers, plants, birds, animals and figures. She covers everything - from what materials to use and working with a chart, to getting started and how to stitch. Patterns are created by small stitched units which are combined in many different ways - some heavily textured, some delicate and light. Borders can be built up by repeating and joining motifs Clear step-by-step photographs accompany the author's comprehensive instructions, and the motifs, borders, fill-in patterns and images are all charted, with inspirational pictures of embroideries showing how to build up finished designs.

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Overview

Blackwork is a timeless, classic embroidery sixteenth century embroidery technique in which beautiful designs are created by stitching geometric designs on to evenweave fabric.

Inspired by the past, Lesley Wilkins illustrates her techniques with a whole host of wonderful designs - flowers, plants, birds, animals and figures. She covers everything - from what materials to use and working with a chart, to getting started and how to stitch. Patterns are created by small stitched units which are combined in many different ways - some heavily textured, some delicate and light. Borders can be built up by repeating and joining motifs Clear step-by-step photographs accompany the author's comprehensive instructions, and the motifs, borders, fill-in patterns and images are all charted, with inspirational pictures of embroideries showing how to build up finished designs.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9781782217893
  • ISBN-10: 1782217894
  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Publish Date: March 2020
  • Page Count: 64
  • Dimensions: 10 x 8 x 0.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.55 pounds


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