[HNW] learning blackwork
rlberry at coastside.net
Fri Apr 15 11:28:57 PDT 2005
The best book to learn from is Marion Scoular's Why Call it Blackwork
- it has how to and patterns.
The Skinners Sisters have the best set of historic patterns out on the
market and currently available. Their website also has a wonderful
Ilse Altherr is a wonderful needleworker but she is not always clear
for the very beginner.
There are a lot of other books out there - some with historic patterns,
but few identify the source of the patterns which is important for some
of the historic re-enactment groups.
On our guild website, URL below, we have an Annotated Booklist. Hope
Sabrina de la Bere
Patron, Kingdom of the West Needleworkers Guild
Email list & files: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Wkneedle/
"So simple, so beautiful, so easy - ask me how."
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