RSN Essential Stitch Guides Goldwork
This is a new version of the essential stitch guides, larger format edition of the classic reference work on goldwork embroidery by the Royal School of Needlework (RSN). The Essential Stitch Guides provide a set of definitive works on traditional embroidery techniques. Written by Helen McCook, who is an RSN Graduate Apprentice, a Tutor and renowned embroiderer.
The book includes a historical account of goldwork, information on materials and equipment, how to transfer a design on to fabric and how to start and finish a thread. The main section of the book then covers all of the essential stitches and techniques through clear, step-by-step diagrams and photographs, coupled with beautiful, close-up photographs showing how then can be used in a finished piece.
techniques included in the book are : couching, bricking, basketweave, cutwork, spangles, s-ing, pearl purl, plate and leather.
- New improved book
- Written by Helen McCook
- History of Goldwork
- learn lots of Goldwork techniques
- step by step diagrams