Sardinian Knotted Embroidery : Whitework from Teulada, Paperback Book

Sardinian Knotted Embroidery : Whitework from Teulada Paperback

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WINNER OF THE ACIA (Australian Craft Industry Awards) CRAFT BOOK OF THE YEAR 2014.

Learn the art of Punt 'e Nu, a style of knotted whitework embroidery from Teulada, Sardinia, with this step-by-step manual from whitework specialist, Yvette Stanton.

This beautiful embroidery features stunning white on white texture and pattern with its geometric knotted patterns of traditional motifs.

The stitching techniques are explained in Yvette's usual detailed step-by-step style, with clear diagrams to assist you.

There are even separate instructions for left-handers!

There are 11 projects, suitable for beginner through to advanced embroiderer, and there is something to delight everyone.

Projects range from impressively large to exquisitely small and include a tablecloth, dress, cushion, table runner, biscornu, candle wrap, and hand towel, all featuring beautiful Punt 'e Nu style embroidery.

Each project has detailed instructions for its completion.

With Yvette Stanton's comprehensive instructions, you can learn this traditional style of Sardinian needlework today.

Information

  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 104 pages, 200 colour
  • Publisher: Vetty Creations
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Embroidery crafts
  • ISBN: 9780975767764

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Unlike most embroidery books this one gives directions for both left and right-handed people for each technique or project..My wife rates this book above nearly all other embroidery books and is using it now. Photos and illustrations are excellent. According to my wife, the instructions are equally excellent. The book has both a contents and an index. Most of the book is devoted to projects and techniques.There is a map of the Island of Sardina and photos of places there, along with the local history. After photos of the different styles of the embroidery from that region the author goes into techniques and projects.