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Embroidered Books: Design, Construction and Embellishment

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Books with embroidered bindings and covers can be true works of art—treasured heirlooms to be handed down for generations. Now all needleworkers can master this traditional craft with the help of these detailed instructions and patterns. The projects combine several binding methods—including wrap-up and zig-zag books—with a range of exquisite embroidery designs, from a Wild West—themed wallet book to an intricately bound volume strewn with flower petals.

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Overview

Books with embroidered bindings and covers can be true works of art—treasured heirlooms to be handed down for generations. Now all needleworkers can master this traditional craft with the help of these detailed instructions and patterns. The projects combine several binding methods—including wrap-up and zig-zag books—with a range of exquisite embroidery designs, from a Wild West—themed wallet book to an intricately bound volume strewn with flower petals.

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Library Journal
Embroidery is just one element of the books created by Hall (Bags with Paper and Stitch), who has bindings in a variety of rather exotic media. Handmade paper, enamel, and plaster of paris are just some of her raw materials. The finished products are funky art objects not designed to be read.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781906388133
  • Publisher: Batsford, B.T. Ltd.
  • Publication date: 9/1/2009
  • Pages: 128
  • Product dimensions: 8.90 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

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