WINNER OF THE ACIA (Australian Craft Industry Awards) CRAFT BOOK OF THE YEAR 2014.
Learn the art of Punt 'e Nu, a style of knotted whitework embroidery from Teulada, Sardinia, with this step-by-step manual from whitework specialist, Yvette Stanton. This beautiful embroidery features stunning white on white texture and pattern with its geometric knotted patterns of traditional motifs.
The stitching techniques are explained in Yvette's usual detailed step-by-step style, with clear diagrams to assist you. There are even separate instructions for left-handers!
There are 11 projects, suitable for beginner through to advanced embroiderer, and there is something to delight everyone. Projects range from impressively large to exquisitely small and include a tablecloth, dress, cushion, table runner, biscornu, candle wrap, and hand towel, all featuring beautiful Punt 'e Nu style embroidery. Each project has detailed instructions for its completion.
With Yvette Stanton's comprehensive instructions, you can learn this traditional style of Sardinian needlework today.
Yvette Stanton is the publisher and designer behind Vetty Creations. She has a passion for whitework embroidery, and a passion for sharing it with others. Yvette has written three books on whitework, one of them with her twin sister, Prue Scott. Yvette is an accredited tutor with the Embroiderers Guild of NSW, and teaches embroidery classes, specialising in whitework at shops and guild groups around Australia. Yvette Stanton and Prue Scott are award-winning embroiderers with over 15 years' experience of producing beautiful intricate embroideries. Both Prue and Yvette have a particular love for whitework embroidery. Prue is also a trained botanist and botanical artist, and her beautiful designs are a feature of this book. Yvette's previous book, Elegant Hardanger Embroidery was published in 2002 by Simon & Schuster (Kangaroo Press). Both authors live in Sydney. Visit Yvette's blogspot at http://vettycreations.com.au/white-threads/