A comprehensive, practical book that sets out to stimulate modern design by professionals and amateurs alike.
Two years in the making, it features outstanding historic and contemporary embroideries from Europe and the UK.
It also provides thoroughly practical advice to the practitioner throughout the whole book, beginning with framing and setting up the embroidery illustrated by a photograph , showing the frame set up, together with all the necessary tools and equipment.
Full descriptions of the various silks and metal threads are given, the latter with all their sizes and a photograph to show exactly what they look like.
The book was reviewed by a number of journals and magazines. See review by the Tablet on 12th July 1958
It was reprinted in 1989 in paperback format.
Published by:Batsford Ltd