Blackwork in color by Melanie Couffe
Here, author Melanie Couffe takes the technique and gives it a burst of color by introducing delicate shades of pink, blue, green, red, yellow, orange and purple. Her book begins with an introduction to the fabrics and threads she uses, and the basic stitches you need to produce the beautiful designs featured in the book. There are 16 gorgeous projects to create, including a pin keep, mobile phone case, purse and several framed pieces, all accompanied by step-by-step instructions, photographs and charts. Melanie's enchanting designs will inspire you to introduce color into your blackwork, and create your own modern, stunning embroideries based on this classic technique.