This practical guide covers a wide range of whitework stitches and techniques, and provides inspiration for all embroiderers, whatever their level of experience. Along with explaining the many stitches included under the definition of whitework, it goes further and demonstrates how to combine the stitches to make intricate and stunning pieces of embroidery. Packed with practical advice and instruction, it is the essential handbook that embroiderers need to enjoy and discover one of the oldest and most beautiful forms of embroidery techniques.
Introduction to fabric, threads and equipment, as well as framing up . A detailed guide to individual whitework techniques, including stitch patterns
Practical advice on how to combine techniques and to design pieces of your own. Two complete projects with step-by-step instructions . Instruction on washing, mounting and caring for your pieces.