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Title Hand stitch : perspectives / [edited by] Alice Kettle & Jane McKeating.

Imprint London : Bloomsbury, 2012.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    746.44 HAN    Available
Description 223 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
text txt rdacontent
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volume nc rdacarrier
Note The companion volume to Machine Stitch.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Capturing time, moments and narratives. From Madras to Manchester : a narrative on the desire to hand-stitch by Professor Anne Morrell (p.90-103) and The past to the present. But what can the museum do to encourage embroidery? Museums, collectors and embroidery, Anne French (p.164-175) have references and illustrations taken from Louisa Pesel Collection, University of Leeds, International Textiles Archive (ULITA).
Summary "Each chapter is written by an established maker, embroiderer, artist or academic and discusses hand stitch from a different perspective. Wonderful illustrations of artistic hand stitch, both contemporary and historical, demonstrate this diverse and intimate craft in detail"-- Back cover.
Contents Introduction -- The personal journey into handstitch -- Real or imagined: conversations about stitching onto and into -- Places and peoples, individuals and communities -- Capturing time, moments and narratives -- Making: the voices, memories and echoes -- The past to the present.
Subject Needlework -- Technique.
Embroidery -- Technique.
Stitches (Sewing) -- Technique.
Added Author Kettle, Alice, 1961-
McKeating, Jane.
ISBN 9781408123416 (hbk.)
140812341X (hbk.)

 
    
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