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Enthoven, Jaqueline - The Stitches of Creative Embroidery

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25 August 2009

Enthoven, Jaqueline - The Stitches of Creative Embroidery

I saw a reference to this somewhere, as a book that talked about the historical origins of stitches, so I got it from the library.
I now want my own copy.
Jacqeline Enthoven talks about stitches from their historical and their ethnic origins, meaning there are many stitches that you don’t normally see in an embroidery dictionary.
She also talks about building your own sampler and how to put stitches together to form new stitches, or a border.
I think the Amazon reviews say the rest :
http://www.amazon.com/Stitches-Creative-Embroidery-Jacqueline-Enthoven/dp/0887401112/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1251167557&sr=1-1
And also, some of the index (Click to enlarge)



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2 Comments:

Anonymous Tenar said...

Heh- I just found out that amazon.de has it - read all the reviews, and now I'm gonna buy it one day. Evil you ;))

Sunday, August 30, 2009  
OpenID sudukc said...

I have this book in my library. I refer to it often, I think it is a great book and much overlooked.

Friday, September 04, 2009  

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