Cut-work Embroidery and how to Do it

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Courier Corporation, 1982 - Crafts & Hobbies - 90 pages
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Cut-work embroidery is a type of needlework, usually on linen fabric, which requires the drawing out of threads so that the open spaces left form a pattern or design. Here the author traces the fascinating history of this timeless craft. Careful instructions and over 150 illustrations--including 24 full-page plates--take us through each step from set-up to finished project.
  

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Contents

Metric Conversion Chart
6
The History of an Ancient Craft
13
The Nineteenthcentury Revival
27
The Foundation Structure of Cutwork
47
Adapting Small Designs
73
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