Author(s): Country Bumpkin Publications
With its beginnings in seventeenth century England, stumpwork is today making a revival. Come join us for an exciting journey into the world of raised embroidery. There are over 400 clear step-by-step photographs and instructions presented in five easy to use sections and 20 stunning designs from around the world. Each design is beautifully presented with colour photograph, easy to follow instructions and full size pattern. There is expert advice on the materials and tools you need to ensure success and enjoyment, and tips and hints to help you perfect your stitches and techniques.
Compiled by the expert team at Country Bumpkin, renowned Australian publishers of embroidery books and magazines.
4 GENERAL INFORMATION 4 - Materials - Fabrics and interfacings - Threads - Wire - Beads - Found objects 5 - Tools - Needles - Hoops - Scissors - Needlelace pad - Other tools 7 - Transferring designs - Transferring designs to main fabric - Transferring shapes for cutting out 8 STITCHES & TECHNIQUES 8 Surface Embroidery Techniques - raised and padded stitches 18 Padding and Slip Techniques 24 Wirework Techniques 30 Needlelace Techniques 40 Beading Techniques 46 DESIGNS 46 Magic Mushrooms 50 Nature's Diner 53 Angel 56 Wild Rose Garland 59 Elizabethan Bouquet 64 Cottontail 66 Berry Garland 70 Fishwatch 72 Henry 75 Rainbow Lorikeet 78 Out of Africa 86 Wild Passionfruit 89 Tulipa 92 Geraldton Wax 94 Christmas Bells 97 Spring Splendour 100 Gossamer 104 Spirit of Spring 108 Forbidden Fruit 110 Verity 113 PATTERNS 124 INDEX 128 ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS