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RSN: Embroidered Boxes: Techniques, Projects & Pure Inspiration

by Wordsworth Books
ISBN: 9781782216520
Original price R 450.00 - Original price R 450.00
Original price R 450.00
R 450.00
R 450.00 - R 450.00
Current price R 450.00

This beautiful, practical guide to creating and embellishing embroidered boxes is written by Heather Lewis, a tutor with the Royal School of Needlework. It contains a history of the embroidered box, from the seventeenth century to the present day, and features techniques and guidance for needleworkers wishing to apply their skills to a practical application of the craft.

There are three projects to try: a small treasure chest with a curved lid, embroidered dragonfly detail and a false floor; a hexagonal box with a beautiful embroidered lid depicting afternoon tea, and an intricate stumpwork casket with a mirror in the lid and a hidden drawer. Each has a template and extensive instructions for preparation, embroidery and construction.

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