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NEW IN PAPERBACK Very strong bestselling title - new in paperback. A ground-breaking book when first published in 2003 it is now a classic for all those involved in the textile world. It features exciting, innovative and modern machine embroidery from one of the most accomplished writers on the subject. Raising the Surface with Machine Embroidery is a book for everyone who is interested in texture in embroidery. Beautifully illustrated, it is structured in six chapters, covering: Backgrounds, often using experimental or unusual materials Raising the surface a little to produce highly textured, low-relief embroideries The next step - raising the surface even more Using applied motifs for high-relief textiles Frames, masks and high-relief panels Three-dimensional constructions, bowls, vessels and towers Lavishly illustrated with over 95 colour photographs, the book includes clear diagrams and detailed instructions, step-by-step where necessary. All you need is enthusiasm and a swing needle sewing machine to make the wonderful textures featured within these pages.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780713490282
ISBN-10: 0713490284
Format: Paperback
(276mm x 213mm x 8mm)
Pages: 128
Imprint: Batsford Ltd
Publisher: Pavilion Books
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Maggie Grey

Maggie Grey is a highly experienced teacher of embroidery who exhibits her work and teaches worldwide. A former editor of The World of Embroidery, Britain's leading magazine on the subject, she is the author or co-author of several books, including Layers of Stitch and Celtic Inspirations for Machine Embroidery.

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