Stumpwork And Goldwork Embroidery Inspired By Turkish, Syrian And Persian Tiles By Jane Nicholas. The 16 raised embroidery projects featured here are inspired by the breathtaking art of the Islamic world. Created by renowned designer Jane Nicholas, whose previous books on stumpwork and goldwork have proven so popular, the projects-such as the Persian Peony Tile and the Turkish Tulip Tile-combine jewel-like colors, rich metallic threads, and glittering beads. Gorgeous color photos showcase each one. Another timeless treasure from Jane Nicholas!