This beautiful and delicate work is a form of whitework embroidery. It incorporates surface stitches, pulled fabric, drawn thread, needlelace and needleweaving, and is embroidered on garments and linen. All works are based on the 'Tree of Life'. Projects included in the book are suitable for the beginner through to the more advanced embroiderer.
Christine Bishop is a highly-respected embroiderer, tutor, judge, assessor and lecturer, who has taught throughout Australia for Embroiderers' Guilds and commercial enterprises. In addition to Schwalm embroidery, Christine teaches whitework techniques such as cutwork, broderie Anglaise, Casalguidi, pulled fabric, drawn thread, Hedebo, Hardanger, Mountmellick work, reticella as well as lesser known forms of embroidery.
Colour photographs clearly show the intricacy and beauty of the work Clear and simple instruction in stages Step-by-step illustrations to complement instructions 9 projects from easy to advanced