Goldwork Techniques, Projects and Pure Inspiration, by Everett, Hazel
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- ISBN: 9781844486267 | 1844486265
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 11/1/2011
Updating classical techniques with contemporary applications, this guidebook to embroidering with gold and metal thread provides basic core stitches and techniques as well as modern tips and tricks sure to yield stunning works of fiber art. New and experienced artists alike will benefit from instructor Hazel Everett's motivating advice on subjects that include selecting thread and buying equipment, planning simple and more complex pieces, designing a motif, experimenting with various stitching techniques, and framing the finished work. First providing numerous examples of her own finished goldwork--with each piece accompanied by instructive commentary, numerous diagrams, and stunning up-close photographic details--Everett then offers four original guided lessons that encourage motivated crafters to put their new skills into immediate practice.