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Beginner’s Guide to Blackwork

£9.99

Search Press is celebrating fifty years in print and has issued Beginner's Guide to Blackwork as one of it's Classics. Blackwork is a classic 16th Century embroidery technique in which beautiful designs are created by stitching geometric designs onto evenweave fabric. Lesley Wilkins is an expert in the history of blackwork and a skilled embroiderer. In this book Lesley covers everything from the materials to use and working from a chart, to getting started and how to stitch. Clear step-by-step photgraphs accompany the author's comprehensive instructions with all motifs, borders and fill-in patterns charted. You will also find inspirational pictures of embroideries showing how to build up finished designs.

Published in paperback with 110 illustrations and 64 pages.

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Search Press is celebrating fifty years in print and has issued Beginner’s Guide to Blackwork as one of it’s Classics. Blackwork is a classic 16th Century embroidery technique in which beautiful designs are created by stitching geometric designs onto evenweave fabric. Lesley Wilkins is an expert in the history of blackwork and a skilled embroiderer. In this book Lesley covers everything from the materials to use and working from a chart, to getting started and how to stitch. Clear step-by-step photgraphs accompany the author’s comprehensive instructions with all motifs, borders and fill-in patterns charted. You will also find inspirational pictures of embroideries showing how to build up finished designs.

Published in paperback with 110 illustrations and 64 pages.