Inspirations The Art of Chinese Embroidery 2 ~ Margaret Lee

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Developed last century, this groundbreaking technique has become integral to the lexicon of Chinese embroidery, enabling the creation of works that rival paintings or photography in their vivid, realistic nature. In this fabulous new book, her second in the series, Margaret Lee takes traditional ‘Su’ embroidery to the next level by introducing the history and techniques of Random Stitch Embroidery, along with the art concepts that inform its versatile application.Featuring nine stunning projects, ranging from a beginner’s tutorial through to works of increasing complexity with depictions of different flowers and animals, each piece worked with breathtaking artistry. Three case studies are also included to further illustrate the potential of this spectacular technique.   Fully illustrated ‘how-to’ book with clear diagrams throughout. 8 projects with full page colour photographs, detail illustrations and step-by-step stitch instructions Perforated full size patterns – no resizing required!