Beginner's Guide to Mountmellick Embroidery by Pat TrottBeginner's Guide to Mountmellick Embroidery by Pat Trott

Beginner's Guide to Mountmellick Embroidery

byPat Trott

Paperback | September 1, 2002

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The embroidery is traditionally worked on close-woven cotton with cotton thread and it has a great elegance. Flowing floral patterns intertwine with stems and leaves, the smooth satin stitches contrasting wonderfully with the padded, knotted stitchery and untextured background. These natural designs are often fairly large and the sculptured patterns have an appealing bold quality, which is enhanced by the absence of colour and the addition of knitted fringed fringes. Pat Trott explains all the techniques with clear step-by-step photography and inspiring easy-to-follow projects. This book will be welcomed by beginners and also embroiderers of all skill levels.
Pat Trott was introduced to Armenian needlelace by her mother at a very early age, and this led to her passion for embroidery and stitchery of all kinds. Later, as a skilled embroiderer, she was attracted to Mountmellick because of the numerous different stitches involved, and she went on to become an expert in this unique craft. Pat i...
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Title:Beginner's Guide to Mountmellick EmbroideryFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:64 pages, 10.25 × 8.06 × 0.22 inShipping dimensions:10.25 × 8.06 × 0.22 inPublished:September 1, 2002Publisher:Search PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:085532919X

ISBN - 13:9780855329198

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* Classic technique with revival of popularity

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* High profile author who runs workshops and courses