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Blackwork (Dover Embroidery, Needlepoint)

by Mary Gostelow

ISBN 0486401782 / 9780486401782 / 0-486-40178-2
Publisher Dover Publications
Language French
Edition Softcover
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Rich, comprehensive treatment of an age-old craft includes fascinating history of the beautiful and distinctive art of blackwork, plus detailed discussions of technique and design. Clear, concise descriptions of stitches and equipmentneedles, ground fabric, embroidery thread, and morefollowed by suggestions for innovative patterns, many accompanied by close-up sketches of designs.