9781782211778

A-Z Stumpwork - Country Bumpkin

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A comprehensive guide to this raised embroidery technique, featuring all the stitches and techniques the needleworker needs to know, with hints, tips, 400 clear step by step photographs and 20 beautiful designs.

With its beginnings in seventeenth century England, stumpwork is today making a revival. Come join us for an exciting journey into the world of raised embroidery.
There are over 400 clear step-by-step photographs and instructions presented in five easy to use sections and 20 stunning designs from around the world. Each design is beautifully presented with colour photography, easy to follow instructions and full size pattern. There is expert advice on the materials and tools you need to ensure success and enjoyment, and tips and hints to help you perfect your stitches and techniques.

  • Comprehensive guide to stumpwork
  • Full of hints and tips covering all the embroiderer needs to know
  • Over 400 step by step photographs and 20 stunning designs
  • Revamped design of a book that has sold well over many years

Table of Contents

4 GENERAL INFORMATION

4 MATERIALS
Fabrics and interfacings
Threads
Wire
Beads
Found objects

TOOLS
Needles
Hoops
Scissors
Needlelace pad
Other tools

TRANSFERRING DESIGNS
Transferring designs to main fabric
Transferring shapes for cutting out

STITCHES & TECHNIQUES
8 Surface Embroidery Techniques - raised and padded stitches
18 Padding and Slip Techniques
24 Wirework Techniques
30 Needlelace
40 Beading

DESIGNS
46 Magic Mushrooms
50 Nature's Diner
53 Angel
56 Wild Rose Garland
59 Elizabethan Bouquet
64 Cottontail
66 Berry Garland
70 Fishwatch
72 Henry
75 Rainbow Lorikeet
78 Out of Africa
86 Wild Passionfruit
89 Tulipa
92 Geraldton Wax
94 Christmas Bells
97 Spring Splendour
100 Gossamer
104 Spirit of Spring
108 Forbidden Fruit
110 Verity

113 PATTERNS

124 INDEX

128 ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

400 illustrations - 128pp

 

228mm
210mm