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Inhaltsangabe: Influenced by mythology and religious beliefs, Chinese embroidered textiles are often admired for their intricate patterning, silken and golden threads, and traditional motifs. Chinese Embroidery: Traditional Techniques traces the history of this ancient craft comprised of stunning animals, birds, butterflies, flowers, and figures, and presents readers with the necessary tools, techniques, and fabrics used to recreate these elaborate designs.
The most unique elements of Chinese embroidery, including the double-sided and double-faced techniques, are explained through clear instructions and step-by-step illustrations, as well as line drawings. Special attention is also given to the threads and their preparation (some threads used in Chinese embroidery are as thin as a strand of hair,)including information on splitting, twisting, and plying.
* Provides a brief history of Chinese embroidery and an explanation of the symbols and motifs used in this craft * Detailed line drawings and full-color photographs display the step-by-step process of making specialty stitches * Includes explanation of knot, seed, and flat stitches, and more
About the Author: Josianne Bertin-Guest has had a fascination with Chinese embroidery, as well as other forms of Chinese art, since her early childhood. She studied Chinese embroidery for over 20 years and has a Ph.D. in the subject. Josianne shares what she has learned through teaching.
Buchbeschreibung Krause Publications, 2003. Paperback. Buchzustand: Acceptable. Slight wear and tear. Satisfaction 100% guaranteed. Buchnummer des Verkäufers mon0001680163
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Buchbeschreibung Iola, WI: : Krause Publications/F&W Publications company. (c.2003), 2003. Soft cover. Buchzustand: As New. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Large soft cover folio, no dust jacket. The cover is beautiful with vivid color designs on the front and back. Gives the history and development of traditional Chinese embroidery, a chapter on materials and basic techniques, then a chapter on Chinese embroidery stitches, plus symbols and motifs in Chinese Embroidery. Illustrated in vivid color. Very lovely. Chronology. Bibliography. Index. Over 100 color photographs and over 150 clear line drawings. 128 pages. Language: eng. Buchnummer des Verkäufers BC44-82
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