18th Century Embroidery Techniques

18th Century Embroidery Techniques

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This is a highly readable and fascinating look at 18th century embroidery techniques, from a U.K. author. It includes relevant quotations from ladies and gentlemen of the period as well as drawings of costume pieces. It features colour photographs of museum-held pieces with annotations throughout. Gail Marsh's research is presented here in a highly readable and fascinating manner, with relevant quotations from people of the period, intricate drawings of costume pieces, annotated with the stitches, threads and techniques that were used, plus colour photographs of the museum-held pieces. This enthralling book is a must for any student studying embroidery, fashion and textiles, craft persons interested in historical embroidery techniques, creators of historical costume for stage.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 210 x 276 x 15.24mm | 680.39g
  • East Sussex, United Kingdom
  • English
  • full colour illustrations throughout, 205 illustrations, 80 photographs
  • 1861088086
  • 9781861088086
  • 40,819

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18th Century Embroidery Techniques
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About Gail Marsh

Gail Marsh has spent most of her career being a fashion and textiles lecturer, but has also been a textiles and knitwear designer, a design consultant for Marks and Spencer, and a costumes and textiles curator. In addition, she has exhibited her work, received commissions and written several books. She lives in Colne, Lancashire.
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