Whitework Embroidery

Auburn Claire Lucas
This practical guide covers a wide range of whitework stitches and techniques, and provides inspiration for all embroiderers, whatever their level of experience. Along with explaining the many stitches included under the definition of whitework, it goes further and demonstrates how to combine the stitches to make intricate and stunning pieces of embroidery. Packed with practical advice and instruction, it is the essential handbook that embroiderers need to enjoy and discover one of the oldest and most beautiful forms of embroidery techniques.
Introduction to fabric, threads and equipment, as well as framing up . A detailed guide to individual whitework techniques, including stitch patterns
Practical advice on how to combine techniques and to design pieces of your own. Two complete projects with step-by-step instructions . Instruction on washing, mounting and caring for your pieces
Whitework Embroidery by Auburn Claire Lucas

About the author

Auburn Claire Lucas trained with the Royal School of Needlework and gained a QEST Scholarship to help her complete her studies. As well as working as a professional hand embroiderer, she is an RSN tutor and also teaches from her home studio in London. 

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