You will see the english, the scottish, and the American styles of Arts & Crafts needlework and come to understand their similarities and differences. 1860-1910 This book features over 380 beautiful photographs of the work of famous designers including William Morris and Gustav Stickley. Some items are the humble workaday pieces for utility in the home, while others are priceless works of art.
Arts and Crafts Embroidery #ad - This art from another time has its own story to tell.
May Morris: Arts & Crafts DesignerThames & Hudson #ad - She ran the embroidery department of her father’s famous firm Morris & Co. And exhibitor, maker, and had a successful freelance career as a designer, founding the Women’s Guild of Arts in 1907 and undertaking a lecture tour in the United States between 1909 and 1910.200+ illustrations Thames hudson.
The first fully illustrated introduction to may morris, youngest daughter of influential designer William Morris, a leading contributor to the Arts and Crafts Movement and daughter of famed designer William MorrisMay Morris, was one of the leading female contributors to the Arts and Crafts Movement. Interspersed within the chronological arrangement of objects are feature spreads highlighting particular aspects of May Morris’s work.
May Morris: Arts & Crafts Designer #ad - The book is divided into five chapters―sketches and watercolors, Book Covers and Designs, and Jewelry and Metalwork―each of which opens with an introductory text, May Morris and the Art of Dress, Wallpapers and Embroidery, followed by catalog entries with extended captions. May’s approach to embroidery was innovative and widely influential in the UK and abroad, yet her important contribution to embroidery is often overshadowed by the accomplishments of her more famous father.
May morris: arts & crafts designer is an attractive introduction to May’s work, with exquisite images including close-up photographs of her embroideries.
Embroidered Country Gardens: Create beautiful hand-stitched floral designs inspired by natureSearch Press #ad - Learn how to embroider all the components of a country garden and then use this knowledge to create six exciting projects to keep. Experienced embroidery teacher Lorna Bateman is passionate about teaching and about nature. For the nature enthusiast there is plenty to get excited about - an A-Z of English garden flowers and how to stitch them; a section on stitching common garden insects; and how to embroider iconic garden imagery such as birdbaths or garden ornaments.
There are six elaborate and practical projects to stitch: needlecase, glasses case, scissorkeeper, thimblepip, thread storer, pincushion, and these make great keepsakes as well as gifts. As well as step-by-step instructions, there are also detailed photographs, outline template drawings and a fully illustrated stitch directory.
Embroidered Country Gardens: Create beautiful hand-stitched floral designs inspired by nature #ad - Thames hudson. The book also features a full-size pattern insert for making a vintage bag in which to keep the individual projects. Embroidered country gardens is peppered throughout with seeds of wisdom: invaluable hints and tips from the author to help you develop your own skills and unique style. This book will appeal to and inspire both beginner embroiderers as well as more accomplished students.
Learn from lorna how to create beautiful flower designs, using raised and textured stitches to recreate your own idyllic English country garden. The book will walk you through a variety of stitches, how to embroider individual flowers from them and how to incorporate these into an original garden motif.
The Embroidered Art of Chloe GiordanoSearch Press #ad - The second part of the book contains collections of Chloe's work, along with the back stories and inspirations behind each piece. Thames hudson. Packed with chloe's guidance on every aspect of the process, including hooping and framing, this book will inspire you to create stunning thread paintings of your own.
Be inspired by chloe's most popular themes: foxes, rabbits, fawns, hares, mice and plants. An indepth, practical guide to the exquisitely detailed textile art of Chloe GiordanoThis stunning and inspiring book walks you through Chloe Giordano's unique way of working and provides sumptuous galleries of her exquisite textile art.
The Embroidered Art of Chloe Giordano #ad - Taking one project from conception through to completion, selects threads, chooses colours, see how Chloe plans her designs, blends colours and works in order to create her beautifully detailed embroideries.
The Royal School of Needlework Book of Embroidery: A Guide To Essential Stitches, Techniques And ProjectsSearch Press #ad - A rich source of embroidery stitches, techniques and projects from the Royal School of Needlework. New from the world-renowned royal school of needlework, this beautiful book is a rich source of embroidery techniques, canvaswork, goldwork, bead embroidery, stitches and projects, whitework, stumpwork, covering eight key subjects in detail: crewelwork, blackwork and silk shading.
Fully redesigned and integrated, the original eight titles have been given a new lease of life in this larger format. Thames hudson. Containing all the trusted, plus a new section on mounting your finished work, bestselling content from the RSN Essential Stitch Guide series, this fantastic book is a must-have for all embroiderers.
Textiles of the Arts and Crafts MovementThames & Hudson #ad - A. The author outlines the history of late 19th century England's textile industry, and shares her understanding of the atmosphere that gave rise to the Arts and Crafts Society 100 years ago. Back in print with new color plates: the comprehensive survey of textile designs in the English Arts and Crafts style.
The refined creations of Arthur Silver including Liberty's celebrated Peacock Feather, the distinctive designs of C. Thames Hudson. For this new edition, many of the illustrations that were previously printed in black and white are now reproduced in full color. Also included are rare period photographs of designers and of the fabrics in use in Victorian interiors.
Textiles of the Arts and Crafts Movement #ad - She then presents an alphabetical annotated catalogue that provides invaluable information on designers, manufacturers, and shops. The illustrations have been selected from the outstanding collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, and are supplemented by notable examples from other museums.
For twenty-five years after the first arts and Crafts Exhibition in 1888, these English textiles were shown throughout Europe and the United States, influencing designers and attracting a large public. F. Voysey, and continue to be, the floral patterns of Lindsay Butterfield and George Haiteall were, a source of delight and inspiration.
Linda parry first examines the evolution and development of the style and discusses the whole range of Arts and Crafts textiles - printed and woven fabrics, tapestries and carpets, lace and embroidery. 153 illustrations, 91 in color Thames hudson.
Embroidered Botanicals: Beautiful Motifs That Explore Stitching with Wool, Cotton, and Metallic Threads Make Good: Japanese Craft StyleRoost Books #ad - The motifs and patterns she offers here are true to her trademark zakka style: simple and graphic yet softened with organic shapes and imagery drawn from nature. Thames Hudson. With motifs created specifically for different types of thread-wool, pearl cotton, cotton, and metallic-makers will become better versed in the materials available to them.
Stitch simple and striking embroidery designs with wool, pearl cotton, cotton, and metallic threads. Japanese artist yumiko Higuchi is celebrated for her embroidery designs with a Scandinavian flair. The result is embroidery that feels modern and nostalgic all at once. Thames hudson. In embroidered botanicals, Higuchi offers 39 embroidery projects highlighting the distinctive quality of different threads.
Embroidered Botanicals: Beautiful Motifs That Explore Stitching with Wool, Cotton, and Metallic Threads Make Good: Japanese Craft Style #ad - With beautiful photographs, and detailed diagrams, clear step-by-step instructions, this book will be an inspiring guide for those new to embroidery and a fresh and unique offering for those experienced with needle and thread.
A Year of Embroidery: A Month-to-Month Collection of Motifs for Seasonal Stitching Make Good: Japanese Craft StyleRoost Books #ad - Thames Hudson. Follow the course of a year—from snow flowers and skiing bears in January to lily of the valley in May, a collection of seed pods in October, trumpeting angels in December, and much more—to enliven your embroidery with a seasonal flair. Stitch projects to display as art or transform your work into small projects you can use.
Through thirty-eight patterns, designer Yumiko Higuchi offers organic yet modern designs with colorful and detailed imagery and a sweet and lively feel. Celebrate the seasons through contemporary embroidery motifs for a year of stitching. Give each month more beauty by stitching embroidery motifs with unique seasonal designs.
A Year of Embroidery: A Month-to-Month Collection of Motifs for Seasonal Stitching Make Good: Japanese Craft Style #ad - Thames hudson. With beautiful photographs, clear step-by-step instructions, and detailed diagrams, A Year of Embroidery offers dynamic and unique designs that will inspire embroiderers of all skill levels.
English Medieval Embroidery: Opus AnglicanumYale University Press #ad - In medieval europe, embroidered textiles were indispensable symbols of wealth and power. Essays by leading experts explore the embroideries’ artistic and social context, while catalogue entries examine individual masterpieces. This sumptuously illustrated book draws on new research and detailed photography to offer an introduction to their design, production, and use.
Thames Hudson. Medieval embroiderers lived in a tightly knit community in London, and many were women who can be identified by name today. Comparisons between their work and contemporary painting challenge modern assumptions about the hierarchy of artistic media. Owing to their quality, complexity, and magnificence, English embroideries enjoyed international demand and can be traced in Continental sources as opus anglicanum English work.
English Medieval Embroidery: Opus Anglicanum #ad - Yale University Press. Contributors consider an outstanding range of surviving examples, highlighting their exquisite craftsmanship and exploring the world in which they were created. Thames hudson.
Embroidered Garden Flowers: Botanical Motifs for Needle and Thread Make Good: Japanese Craft StyleRoost Books #ad - From pansies and lilies-of-the-valley to poppies, blooms, and campanulas, the flowers presented here feature buds, zinnias, and roots in stunning detail and charming color combinations. Thames hudson. Yale University Press. As an avid gardener and seasoned embroiderer, Kazuko Aoki presents a beautiful blending of her twin passions through designs that are clearly rendered with an appreciation for intricacies and a delight in the subject.
With artistic photographs, and detailed diagrams, clear step-by-step instructions, Embroidered Garden Flowers is a treasure trove that can be enjoyed by novice and experienced sewers alike. A whimsical field guide to embroidered flowers. Thames Hudson. Working through a full growing season, from spring to autumn, the sixty-three flower varieties presented here offer a full garden of cherished blooms.
The Secret Lives of ColorPenguin Books #ad - The unforgettable, unknown history of colors and the vivid stories behind them in a beautiful multi-colored volume“Beautifully written. Clair has turned her lifelong obsession with colors and where they come from whether Van Gogh’s chrome yellow sunflowers or punk’s fluorescent pink into a unique study of human civilization.
From blonde to ginger, the brown that changed the way battles were fought to the white that protected against the plague, and from scarlet women to imperial purple, Picasso’s blue period to the charcoal on the cave walls at Lascaux, acid yellow to kelly green, these surprising stories run like a bright thread throughout history.
The Secret Lives of Color #ad - In this book, Kassia St. Across fashion and politics, art and war, the secret lives of color tell the vivid story of our culture. This passionate and majestic compedium will leave you bathed in the gorgeous optics of light. Elle Thames hudson. Thames Hudson. Full of anecdotes and fascinating research, this elegant compendium has all the answers.
Npr, dyes, best books of 2017the secret Lives of Color tells the unusual stories of seventy-five fascinating shades, and hues. Yale University Press.