||Needlelace and Stumpwork, Contemporary Designs and
Techniques for Dimensional Embroidery
This book includes
detailed instructions of the basics of needlelace stitches and
techniques, stumpwork techniques and stitches, and Brazilian
embroidery stitches giving the reader all the information needed to complete
beautiful dimensional projects. Also included are nearly
three dozen flower and butterflies design projects with complete
instructions and patterns. Designs #2605-2623 are included
in this book as well as many other butterfly designs. There are 100 pages of
instruction plus 4 color pages in this soft cover, perfect bind book.
Back cover, wall quilt
|Silk Flowers to Dye for
A variety of techniques produces attractive painted silk backgrounds for dimensional embroidery.
Learn to create pretty dimensional flowers from silk fabric that is fused
together and painted. Make your own background
fabrics using photo images and your computer printer.
Dozens of projects are included, most featuring dimensional
silk flowers, but there are also projects done in stumpwork. Full
instructions and patterns are included for all the projects, including a
wall quilt with 7 floral blocks set on point using painted silk for all
the fabrics. Stumpwork designs #2625-2630 are all included in this book. There are 63 pages
of instruction, plus 8 color pages in this soft cover
||Wire and Floss Flowers
These beautiful dimensional
flowers on wire stems originated in Europe many centuries ago. The
techniques were known in Germany and Austria as Klosterarbeit, and in
Malta as Ganutell. Beginning with the ancient techniques, Wire and
presents them using modern equipment and supplies. Most flowers
are created from a twisted cord using fine wire and floss.
This book covers the basics and includes more than a dozen flower patterns.
Experiment with this unusual technique, making beautiful
miniature floral arrangements that can also be used for brooches and hair
decoration. There are 31 pages, including 4 in color in this book,
finished with a comb binding.
||A Needle Lace Bouquet
This 27 page book includes basic needle lace
instructions, patterns and individual instructions for the 9 different
flowers shown in the three dimensional bouquet.
Lace, A Quick Guide to
by Lace Arts Council for Education
Lace, A Quick Guide to
Identification was written as a "take-along" guide to help the
antique lace shopper identify lace she sees. In the 40 pages
most major lace types are shown with a photo and close-ups plus several
points that identify it from others. Most pages show both handmade and
machine made examples of lace.