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Crewel and Surface Embroidery

By Trish Burr

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Format: Paperback / softback, 144 pages
Other Information: illustrated
Published In: Australia, 01 February 2008
In a fusion of crewel and surface embroidery, Trish Burr has broken boundaries with her unique sense of colour and shading by interpreting a mix of thread painting and Australian wool embroidery.With clear illustrations and step-by-step instructions, the 17 achieveable projects use the minimum of stitches to create exciting effects.The skilful blending of wool, silk and cotton guides the beginner and inspires the experienced stitcher to create this unique style of embroidery.The numerous step-by-step photographs, illustrations and row-by-row colour keys make following the projects an effortless task and a joy to stitch. It includes: 17 beautiful projects easily achieved using the clear step-by-step instructions; useful diagrams for patterns and stitch directions as well as colour keys; and well-known author with a unique style.

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17 beautiful projects easily achieved using the clear step-by-step instructions Useful diagrams for patterns and stitch directions as well as colour keys Well-known author with a unique style

About the Author

Trish Burr is a self-taught embroiderer who hungrily consumes all aspects of this fine craft. Through research and practice she has developed this individual technique of surface embroidery. Further details about Trish Burr and her books can be found on her website: http://www.trishburr.co.za/


Karenplatt.co.uk: The inspirational floral designs in this embroidery book were themselves inspired by the work of master decorative painters in the USA and Australia and also by the Zhostovo folk art style of Russia. They are portrayed in crewel and surface embroidery. Roses, poppies, lavender and much more is found here. The interpretations by Trish Burr are talented, the colours beautifully blended. Each step-by-step project is accompanied by materials and colour guidance as well as clear instructions. The book also has a superb introduction and stitches. It is suitable for beginners to advanced embroiderers with a skill grading for each project. This 144-page book is superb for all lovers of floral rendition.

EAN: 9781863513777
ISBN: 1863513779
Publisher: Sally Milner Publishing Pty Ltd
Dimensions: 20.83 x 28.04 x 0.99 centimeters (0.54 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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Debra on
such clear and concise instructions, great author Trish Burr, this book takes pride of place on my book shelf.
Gracias excelente libro muy ilustrativo
llego el 19/06/2013

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