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New Canvaswork: Creative Techniques in Needlepoint
by Jill Carter
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Classic canvaswork is undergoing a renaissance: inventive embroiderers have cultivated new and innovative ways to use it, both on its own and in conjunction with other popular styles of stitchery. The breathtaking results of these creative explorations are all laid out here, in a guide that serves as both a practical introduction to the form and a showcase for the best work being done today. Embroiderers will find inspiration from the clever twists on traditional techniques that can add sparkle and individuality to any piece. The ideas and instructions covered include everything from using modern-day fabrics (including sheers) to adding ribbon, doing machine stitching, and applying painted fusible webbing.
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Canvaswork is a traditional technique, which embroiderers are discovering new & innovative ways to use, both on its own and in conjunction with other popular embroidery techniques. This book explores the various trends in canvaswork, offering both a practical guide to the techniques and a showcase for some of the best work being made.
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