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Metal Thread Embroidery Hardcover – 30 Sep 2002


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  • Hardcover: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Batsford Ltd; New edition edition (30 Sep 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0713487585
  • ISBN-13: 978-0713487589
  • Product Dimensions: 18.7 x 2.1 x 24.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,819,352 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Jane Lemon worked in theatre, and then for eight years as a costume designer for television. She is a member of the Practical Study Group of the Embroiderers' Guild, an experienced teacher and lecturer on embroidery and a founder member of the Sarum Group, formed in 1978 to design and work ecclesiastical embroidery. Their work for Salisbury Cathedral is particularly well known.

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14 of 14 people found the following review helpful By C. Mckinnell on 22 Oct 2006
Format: Paperback
I came across this book in a well known book chain when I first got involved in the subject of metal thread embroidery. It was very much an impulse purchase after a brief flick through of the pages, but the decision to purchase was one I have thanked every day when I've needed to look something up, or even gain a little inspiration for my next project.

The book is full of stunningly clear pictures of examples of goldwork. As a reference book on the different styles, stitches and mediums used in the technique it is superb. Simple to understand it doesn't overly dress anything up and is the kind of text book I wish existed in all areas of embroidery. So much so that my two friends who have joined me in my hobby have both bought their own copies.

I wouldn't call it a good beginners book to learn from, but I'd happily recommend it to anyone with a growing interest in the technique.
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20 of 30 people found the following review helpful
Metal Thread Embroidery : Tools, Materials and Techniques (A 8 Jun 2000
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This book is very good for the beginner or experienced embroider. I found it enjoyable not only to look at, read but very imformative on the style of stitch and how to perform that stitch. A must for any serious embroider's library.
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Metal Thread Embroidery 8 Mar 2007
By Rhona A. Blackwell-Ready - Published on Amazon.com
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I have only looked through the book but it has just what I was looking for and I know I will not be disappointed when I use metal thread embroidery. I can hardly wait to try it.
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