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New Ideas in Goldwork
     

New Ideas in Goldwork

by Tracy A. Franklin
 

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Goldwork is a traditional technique much appreciated for its structure and discipline. Taking the best of both traditional and modern approaches, New Ideas in Goldwork is a beautiful exploration of the potential of this needlework technique, combining it with metal-thread work in experimental ways. Expert teacher Tracy A Franklin takes the technique to new heights to

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Goldwork is a traditional technique much appreciated for its structure and discipline. Taking the best of both traditional and modern approaches, New Ideas in Goldwork is a beautiful exploration of the potential of this needlework technique, combining it with metal-thread work in experimental ways. Expert teacher Tracy A Franklin takes the technique to new heights to inspire all embroiderers. Reference ideas from notebooks, cuttings and new and old embroideries are included. Basic and advanced techniques, including laid work and cut purl work, are clearly covered along with design advice, encouraging the reader to use their own creativity. Use different techniques in a non-traditional way while still appreciating the basic skills, discovering new ways of working and creating your own individual embroidery, Modern materials and devices to help you experiment further, Illustrated, beautiful photography, clear diagrams plus step-by-step text.

About the Author:
Tracy A Franklin is a freelance traditional embroiderer. She trained at the Royal School of Needlework and continued to work there as a teacher, becoming Apprentice Coordinator in 1997

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781906388034
Publisher:
Batsford, B.T. Ltd.
Publication date:
08/05/2008
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.40(d)

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