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This 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 Details

ISBN: 9781861085610
ISBN-10: 1861085613
Format: Hardback
(276mm x 210mm x 20mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd
Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 2-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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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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