Braid embroidery is just one of the many wonderful textile traditions found in China. This book is intended as a snapshot of the technique, providing insights into its history and development, as well as a look at the situation today. Materials and equipment are considered, ranging from the made-for-purpose to household alternatives. Step-by-step instructions give a clear guide to making the braids and the stitching methods used to apply them. A feast of colour and information. 128 pages sewn bound.
by: Jacqui Carey
Published by: Carey Company