HNW - Books on Goldwork

Linn Skinner skinner02 at
Tue Mar 27 19:58:32 PST 2001


My personal choice is the out of print book by Barbara Dawson, Metal Thread
Embroidery.  You also can get a long way by finding a copy of Erica Wilson's
Embroidery Book.  It has a decent chapter on metal embroidery and should be
a lot cheaper.

Linn Skinner
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Subject: HNW - Books on Goldwork

> Does anyone have any suggestions on good books on the subject of metal
> work?
> I recently saw a very nice (and very expensive) book which was a
> course by the English Needlework Guild, which had a great chapter on metal
> thread work.  I also remember seeing a book in the local library which was
> written in the 70's (I think) and which seemed to have lots of technical
> instructions (and plenty of photos - in black and white unfortunately).
> Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
> Andrew
> Sydney, Australia
> (SCA - Bartolomeo Agazzari)
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