In Praise of the Needlewoman: Embroiderers, Knitters, Lacemakers, and Weavers in Art
Автор: Donna Cardwell Название: Silk Art Embroidery ISBN: 0764329065 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764329067 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 5588 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (1 шт.) Описание: Learn the fascinating history of a distinct style of needlework fashionable in Victorian America from approximately 1877 to 1912. Read how it began, learn the techniques used to create it, and gain detailed information to identify it. This is the compelling story of one womans ingenuity and steadfast belief that she could make a difference in the lives of women with serious economic need -- the fundamental need for sustenance. Candace Wheeler conceived the idea and saw it succeed beyond her wildest expectations. Embroidering these strikingly beautiful and lifelike silk floral designs became an innovative opportunity for women to earn their own living. Featured is an extraordinary collection of anitque linens embroidered with incredible skill and shown in 383 images, including embroidery books, magazines, and other period items that help explain the story. They demonstrate why art embroidery has become popular with collectors today, apart from its sheer beauty. This awe-inspiring story of noble endeavor and the embroidery style itself is a feast for the senses.
Описание: It includes hundreds of textile images and the clear index allows you to source design elements with listings on various subjects such as animals, architectural features, landscapes, flowers and plants, gardens, mythical beasts and traditional motifs.
Описание: Coveted by museum curators and private collectors alike, here is an opportunity to view an unprecedented collection of striking raffia artwork, all in one volume. These velvety embroidered raffia cloths and ceremonial appliqu? skirts were created deep in the heart of the Congo by the Kuba people. They are the collaborative work of male weavers and female embroiderers whose efforts and painstaking techniques have resulted in intricate, eye-dazzling abstract designs that rival pop art, executed with a palette of vegetal dyes that is universally appealing. Each unique, these masterful works have inspired innumerable Western artists and designers including Paul Klee, Henry Matisse, Eduardo Chillida, Georges Braque, and Tristan Tzara. With more than 400 raffia cloths pictured, this book will inspire artists and graphic, fashion, and textile designers. Additionally, a value guide makes it an invaluable reference for collectors.
Explore the myriad of color and texture opportunities available to the hand knitter with The Knitter's Palette This comprehensive and creative guide uses a large collection of swatches--or palettes--to inspire and instruct as it covers every aspect of color and texture in knitting. In these pages, you'll find a library of 55 palettes, containing over 400 swatches, supported by over 70 illustrated techniques. Each palette illustrates variations on effects, patterns, designs, or techniques. While it's aimed at novices who understand only basic knitting techniques, this book will also appeal to experienced knitters looking for new and creative ideas.
Looking for the perfect book on knitting? It's right here in "The Complete Photo Guide to Knitting, 2nd Edition." This stitch guide is the ultimate knitting reference A comprehensive how-to book about all aspects of knitting, you'll be making scarves, hats, socks, mittens, sweaters, and other projects in no time Inside this ultimate knitting guide you will find expanded basics for all knitting techniques, from cast-on to bind-off and every step in between. Learn to knit row by row and in the round; understand knitting jargon and how to follow a pattern; learn all the methods for increasing and decreasing stitches, seaming, and adding details like pockets and zippers. With twenty new stitch patterns, this section expands to 220 in all, arranged in style categories for easy reference. Projects at the end of each section give you opportunities to try some of the new techniques you've learned while making knitted items you can use or gift to others. Margaret Hubert will guide you through special knitting topics like cables, intarsia, entrelac, Fair Isle knitting, and lace knitting. With the updated information and all new projects, even if you have the first edition you are sure to want the second edition to complete your collection.
Описание: Twenty-five unique projects (hats, cowls, vests, sweaters and more) for the diverse whims of the style-obsessed knitters of the 21st century.
Название: The Embroiderer`s Floral ISBN: 1855859750 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781855859753 Издательство: Anova Рейтинг: Цена: 3592 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Flowers a the universally popular motif for embroidery, whether for small decorative embellishments for personal use on clothes and household linen or for large embroidered flower pictures. The source of this inspiration is open to any embroiderer who can observe the flowers in their natural state in the garden or on a country walk. In this wonderful reference book, Janet Haigh provides inspirational designs and techniques for a wide range of popular flowers, in crewel work, applique and counted thread work. Each flower is depicted in the manner that most suits its natural form and shape, and occasionally in more than one technique. Copyable motifs and comprehensive how-to-work instructions are given for each flower depicted, so it's easy to recreate exactly what you see or reinterpret it in different colours, and on a larger or smaller scale. In addition to an exquisite gallery of designs for flowers, Janet provides easy-to-follow instructions for a range of simple embroidery techniques, both hand and machine, from the first principles of transferring the design onto the embroidery ground to working with ribbons, beads, applique, raised work and counted threads. A comprehensive, step-by-step stitch glossary provides the detailed information for each embroidery stitch used in the book.
Автор: Tellier-Loumagne, Fran?oise Название: The Art of Embroidery ISBN: 0500286396 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500286395 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 4483 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: An overview of the compositional principles of embroidery, it contains more than 500 photographs. It encourages readers to be inspired by nature and is intended for practising embroiderers, textile designers and students. It is a sourcebook for those working with or interested in textile design.
Название: Knitter`s guide to yarn coc ISBN: 1592533191 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781592533190 Издательство: Rockport/Rotovision Рейтинг: Цена: 2095 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Presents knitting as a fresh and exciting leisure activity. This book contains simple patterns which offer a mixture of techniques that are the ingredients for learning more advanced projects. Angled toward the younger needle arts enthusiast, each project is inspired in name and attitude by a popular drink.
Автор: Edwards, Michelle Gotch, Jennifer Ayn Tauritz Название: A Knitter`s Home Companion ISBN: 1584799161 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781584799160 Издательство: Abrams Рейтинг: Цена: 2154 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: A warm-hearted collection of essays, patterns and recipes that capture the spirit of knitting culture and the significant role that knitting plays in the author`s life.
Название: The Knitter`s Notebook ISBN: 1452125473 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781452125473 Издательство: Abrams Цена: 1946 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Название: Embroiderers ISBN: 0714120510 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780714120515 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 1615 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: A study of the many techniques employed by medieval embroiderers, and the materials they used, illustrated to show various examples of their work. A further title from the MEDIEVAL CRAFTSMEN series.
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