18th Century Embroidery Techniques
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Focusing on a period that marked a high point in embroidery, this book provides a very useful resource for students of textiles, needlework and fashion, and anyone interested in historical costume design. It describes the techniques, stitches and threads used to create an array of ornate effects and garments, and is illustrated with detailed drawings and photographs of many museum-quality costumes. It also offers advice on preparing for a museum study visit.