Printed Book

RSN: Fine Whitework

Learn the historical art of fine whitework in this informative, instructional guide from the Royal School of Needlework.

Description

The Royal School of Needlework (RSN) is recognized internationally as a centre of excellence for embroidery.

Author Jenny Adin-Christie is an expert tutor with the RSN and she provides the reader with a detailed exploration of the numerous techniques involved in fine whitework, and two projects of varied complexity, as well as sharing images and details of historical whitework and the inspiring finished pieces created by the RSN itself.

The book features an introduction to the RSN and its prestigious heritage. It reveals the history and context of whitework and explains fine whitework as a specialist field; it explores the materials and tools that are used, and provides clear, highly illustrated instructions that will allow the reader to achieve their own stunning results.

In addition, there are numerous examples of Jenny’s own fine whitework pieces and items from her personal collection, as well as rare antique pieces and the work of other embroiderers that showcase the diversity of whitework design in both a traditional and contemporary context.

Additional Information

  • Product Type
  • Designer
    Jenny Adin-Christie
  • Technique
    Whitework
  • ISBN
    9781782217022
  • Publication
    Other
  • Dimensions
    29L × 22W × 1.5H (cm)
  • Weight
    .875kg

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