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by Roderick Taylor
The whole range of embroidered textiles from the most common trousers and handkerchiefs to the costliest robes and decorated tents. Beautiful! 140 color plates. Hard, 224pp, 9 x 12 ISBN 1566561345
Tambour embroidery uses a thin, hooked needle for beading, sequins & decorative chain stitch when fine threads are used. Handles or holders are required for using the needles. Needles #70, #90, #110 are included.
by Yusai Fukuyama
Basic techniques for thread, bead, and net embroidery; discussions on materials, Tools, etc. Patterns with both traditional and contemporary themes. 99 b/w photos, 194 diagrams.Paper, 120pp, 6 3/4 x 9 1/2
A twisted, non-divisible, mercerized 100% cotton thread in a 32 meter skein. Used extensively in Slovakian and Ukranian embroidery. Excellent for monogramming, cutwork, openwork, pulled thread, and other types of embroidery. Available in colors only in Size #25. The color numbers follow the same naming/numbering system as DMC Floss.
Made by Bohin in Nogent, France. The blades are heavier than what you normally see in an embroidery scissor and the entire scissor is coated in a red epoxy finish. You won't be losing these in your workbasket! Scissors making in Nogent, France has a long history of quality. These fine scissors are 4 1/2" long.
These little boxes are so cute! Slide-top metal needle boxes to hold all your different needles. They come 4 boxes in a package, each with a different design to help keep track of different types or sizes of needle. Each box is 1 1/4" x 2 1/4" with a tight fitting, slide-top lid.
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