Raising the Surface with Machine Embroidery, Paperback Book

Raising the Surface with Machine Embroidery Paperback


NEW IN PAPERBACKVery strong bestselling title - new in paperback.

A ground-breaking book when first published in 2003 it is now a classic for all those involved in the textile world.

It features exciting, innovative and modern machine embroidery from one of the most accomplished writers on the subject. Raising the Surface with Machine Embroidery is a book for everyone who is interested in texture in embroidery.

Beautifully illustrated, it is structured in six chapters, covering:Backgrounds, often using experimental or unusual materialsRaising the surface a little to produce highly textured, low-relief embroideriesThe next step - raising the surface even moreUsing applied motifs for high-relief textilesFrames, masks and high-relief panelsThree-dimensional constructions, bowls, vessels and towersLavishly illustrated with over 95 colour photographs, the book includes clear diagrams and detailed instructions, step-by-step where necessary.

All you need is enthusiasm and a swing needle sewing machine to make the wonderful textures featured within these pages.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 128 pages, 96 Illustrations, color
  • Publisher: Pavilion Books
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  • Category: Embroidery crafts
  • ISBN: 9780713490282



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