Full Title: 18th Century Embroidery Techniques
By Gail Marsh
Softcover, 192 pages, 11" × 8 1/2"
In this fascinating book, Gail Marsh tells how 18th-century embroiderers created such exquisite items. Insightful text, detailed illustrations plus captivating color photographs of museum-held pieces provide the reader with a thorough understanding of 18th-century embroidery techniques. Pertinent quotes from ladies and gentlemen of the period serve to highlight the importance of dress and appearance at that time. Includes a section covering 18th century tools and equipment, plus details and illustrations of the following techniques:
- Metal embroidery
- Silk embroidery
- Tambour and chain
- Crewel work
- Novelty threads
This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 26 March, 2020.