Hedgehog Handworks takes pride in offering the finest supplies for needleworkers and costumers of all interests and levels of expertise, working in any time period. We carry an extensive selection of reference materials. We specialize in locating hard-to-find items.
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by Melinda Watt and Andrew Morrall
This is it! When these are gone there will be no more. The last batch of this fabulous book is here.
This beautiful and out of print book, highlights some eighty 17th century works in the Met Museum's collection. There are fabulous photos of samplers, gloves, headgear, purses, raised work panels, boxes and mirrors, etc. In a series of essays the book explores the important role of embroidery in the history of textiles and decorative arts.
This book is heavy and will have to be sent by Priority Mail Medium Flat Rate box. For the US the shipping cost will be $18.95. For the UK, Europe, and Australia the cost will be $59.95. For Canada, the cost will be $40.95. These prices all include insurance.
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.
by Lesley Wilkins
Create traditional blackwork embroideries using simple stitches on evenweave fabric. Step by step photographs and a wealth of charts illustrate how traditional motifs, patterns, and borders can be combined to create stunning designs. Paper, 96 pages
Clever cards to aid in the identification of the needle types and sizes commonly used by the hand stitcher. There are cards for Betweens, Chenilles, Milliners, Sharps, Tapestry, and one card with both English and French Crewel Embroidery needles. The needles are printed actual size on each card so all those loose needles in your workbasket can now be readily identified! The back of the cards have some interesting historic trivia about needles. The top and bottom edges of the cards can be used as measuring tools as they are marked in 1/4 inch spaces and 10 mm spaces. The set of cards comes in a handy, re-closeable case.
by Jacqui Carey
Finally available! The long awaited new book by Jacquie Carey detailing the stitches used in Elizabethan embroidery. All stitches shown in the book have been found on existing items from the period. Step-by-step instructions. Color photos and diagrams throughout. Paperback, 160 pages
by Jacqueline Enthoven
241 stitches are clearly described and illus. in 595 diagrams. Basic information on fabrics, laying out a sampler, etc. B/W photos, line drawings. Paper, 238pp, 7 1/2 x 10 1/4 0887401112
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