Beginner's Guide to Blackwork

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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 ...

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Overview

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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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780855329372
  • Publisher: Search Press, Limited
  • Publication date: 5/1/2002
  • Series: Beginner's Guide to Series
  • Pages: 64
  • Product dimensions: 6.33 (w) x 10.33 (h) x 0.22 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 6
Materials & equipment 8
Design 14
Using charts 18
Getting started 20
Flowers and plants 30
Figures, birds and animals 34
Fill-in patterns 36
Borders 46
Mounting your work 58
Index 64
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