19th Century Embroidery Techniques
By (author) Gail Marsh
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19th Century Embroidery Techniques by Gail Marsh
Book DescriptionThis beautiful book explores the 19th century craft of embroidery, its shift from industry to hobby and how it was crafted and displayed in the home. Each chapter is packed with a close look at the techniques that were used, detailed illustrations and unique photographs of original embroidered pieces. Interweaved are snippets of social history, historical facts and quotes from ladies and gentlemen of the period. This delightful book is a must for any student studying embroidery, fashion and textiles, craft persons interested in historical embroidery techniques, collectors of textiles, plus any needlework enthusiast wanting to extend their knowledge.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781861085610
(276mm x 210mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd
Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 2-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Gail Marsh
18th Century Embroidery Techniques, Paperback (February 2012)
Looks at 18th century embroidery techniques. This title includes relevant quotations from people of the period, intricate drawings of costume pieces, annotated with the stitches, threads and techniques that were used, as well as colour photographs of the museum-held pieces.
Early 20th Century Embroidery Techniques, Hardback (March 2011)» View all books by Gail Marsh
Offers a detailed and illustrated study examining stitches, threads, techniques and the embroiderers of the period. The author delves into the archives to research the personalities, varied and unusual techniques and tools that hand-embroiderers used in the period 1900-1939, before the outbreak of World War II.
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Author Biography - Gail Marsh
Gail Marsh has worked as a fashion and textiles lecturer, a textiles and knitwear designer, a design consultant for Marks and Spencer and a costumes and textiles curator.
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