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Arts And Crafts Embroidery

Author : Laura Euler
ISBN : 0764344099
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
File Size : 49.87 MB
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Embroidered textiles are the most personal and immediate art form practiced by the Arts & Crafts Movement (c. 1860-1910). This art from another time has its own story to tell. Some items are the humble workaday pieces for utility in the home, while others are priceless works of art. Whether you are a long time collector or have only recently become interested in the Arts & Crafts Movement, this guide will help you better understand the history behind such needlework. This book features over 380 beautiful photographs of the work of famous designers including William Morris and Gustav Stickley. You will see the English, the Scottish, and the American styles of Arts & Crafts needlework and come to understand their similarities and differences. This book will delight all connoisseurs of textiles as well as Arts & Crafts aficionados.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Needlework And Crafts Every Woman S Book On The Arts Of Plain Sewing Embroidery Dressmaking And Home Crafts

Author : Irene Davison
ISBN : 9781447486459
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 88.13 MB
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Originally published in the 1900s, this book contains extensive detailed information on the many aspects of stitchery and needlecraft. Alongside these detailed answers to many needlecraft questions you will find intricate diagrams and photographic plates, making this an excellent addition to the bookshelf of anyone with an interest in the subject.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

The Rise And Fall Of Art Needlework

Author : Linda Cluckie
ISBN : 9780955605574
Genre : Art
File Size : 57.41 MB
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Cluckie explores the growth and development of Art Embroidery in Britain circa 1870-1890, giving special consideration to the support received from the art establishment in designing for and educating embroiderers. This thesis demonstrates the hidden workforce's contribution to the British economy.
Category: Art

Early Modern Textiles

Author : Annie Carlano
ISBN : UOM:39015032928320
Genre : Design
File Size : 83.4 MB
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Category: Design

Art Needlework And Embroidery Transfers 1870 1970

Author : Molly Proctor
ISBN : 9781445200019
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 54.55 MB
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Molly Proctor, notable collector of historical needlework and author of Needlework Tools and Accessories: A Collectors' Guide and Victorian Canvas Work: Berlin Wool Work has now turned her attention to the hitherto neglected field of needlework stitched from printed transfers. Proctor interviewed workers (many of whom are now dead) connected with the transfer print industry and reveals a history of patent disputes, Victorian patterns, Art Deco and Art Nouveau artists, needle etchings, occupational therapy for wounded soldiers, even a soldier stitching at Dunkirk while waiting for rescue. Illustrated throughout with beautiful colour photographs, this is a book both to inform the historian and inspire the needlewoman.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Art Of Embroidery

Author : Lanto Synge
ISBN : STANFORD:36105025300711
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
File Size : 30.87 MB
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The story of embroidery and needlework is discussed within the fascinating context of the history of fabrics, of decorative costume, of interior decoration, of church and state ceremonial, of girls' education, of furniture and pastimes. Silk, cotton, line
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Mastering The Art Of Embroidery

Author : Sophie Long
ISBN : 145210963X
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 67.16 MB
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Embroidery is back in a big way! This comprehensive guide covers everything readers need to know with 30 illustrated, step-by-step tutorials for all the essential techniques, plus a section on digital and free-motion machine embroidery. More than 500 color images showcase a range of contemporary applications alongside inspiring artist profiles, a dictionary of embroidery stitches, and sections on other needlecrafts such as crewel, appliqué, and cross-stitch. Mastering the Art of Embroidery is the new go-to resource for crafters of all skill levels to keep on their bookshelf.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Art Embroidery

Author : Mary Smith Lockwood
ISBN : PSU:000001759471
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 48.16 MB
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What Is A Woman To Do

Author : Kyriaki Hadjiafxendi
ISBN : 3039111167
Genre : Social Science
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This anthology" "contributes to a scholarly understanding of the aesthetics and economics of female artistic labour in the Victorian period. It maps out the evolution of the Woman Question in a number of areas, including the status and suitability of artistic professions for women, their engagement with new forms of work and their changing relationship to the public sphere. The wealth of material gathered here - from autobiographies, conduct manuals, diaries, periodical articles, prefaces and travelogues - traces the extensive debate on women's art, feminism and economics from the 1830s to the 1890s. Combining for the first time nineteenth-century criticism on literature and the visual arts, performance and craftsmanship, the selected material reveals the different ideological positions surrounding the transition of women from idleness to serious occupation. The distinctive primary sources explore the impact of artistic labour upon perceptions of feminine sensibility and aesthetics, the conflicting views of women towards the pragmatics of their own creative labour as they encompassed vocations, trades and professions, and the complex relationship between paid labour and female fame and notoriety.
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The Art Embroidery Of Jane Hall

Author : Jane Hall
ISBN : 184448484X
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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"In a unique combination of art, photography and prose, Jane Hall magically intertwines her exquisite work as a textile artist with the world that has inspired it. She presents her breathtakingly beautiful embroideries through numerous photographs and descriptions , conveying the very essence of her work: 'to achieve works which are not simply observational, but translations of wonder as well as nature'"-- Back cover.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies