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Series: RSN Essential Stitch Guides

RSN Essential Stitch Guides: Stumpwork

$19.95

Large format edition by Kate Sinton

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  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 01 January 2021
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781782219231
  • Carton Qty: Not Yet Published
  • Size: 8.5 x 11 inches
  • Illustrations: 400
  • Pages: 112
  • RRP: $19.95
  • Series: RSN Essential Stitch Guides
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A new, larger format edition of the Royal School of Needlework's essential guide to stumpwork.

The Royal School of Needlework teaches hand embroidery to the highest standard, developing techniques in new and innovative ways. Written by RSN apprentice and tutor Kate Sinton, this book contains an extensive guide to stitches and techniques, as well as guidance on the materials and equipment you need; how to design your own stumpwork embroidery; framing up; and positioning and transferring your design. Each stitch is clearly illustrated with step-by-step photography, along with expert instruction on how to form the stitch and use it in your needlework. With an introduction to the RSN and a brief history of stumpwork, together with numerous traditional and contemporary examples, this book provides an essential guide to this classic form of embroidery.

 

Table of Contents

The Royal School of Needlework 6
Introduction 8
The history of stumpwork 10
Materials 14
Framing up 22
Stumpwork design 26
Applique 30

Stitches 32
Flat surface stitches 34
Raised surface stitches 46
Needlelace stitches 58
Metal thread work 64

Techniques 70
Padding 72
Slips 78
Wrapping 92
Found objects 95

Figures 98

Index 112

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