Whitework embroidery traditionally features beautifully intricate designs using white thread on white background fabric, examples of which can be found in many cultures across the world. Without the addition of colour, the fabric surface is ornamented with high-relief stitching, cutting, pulling or withdrawing threads with some styles utilizing all these techniques.
Whitework Inspirations highlights the very best whitework has to offer in both design and technique.Featuring talented embroidery designers Kim Beamish, Deborah Love, Judy Stephenson, Christine P. Bishop, Susan O’Connor, Patricia Girolami and Luzine Happel, this special collection, including a tablecloth, table mats and sachets, has been curated into one publication.
With 8 stunning whitework projects to make, there are clear step-by-step instructions, pullout patterns, a stitch guide and all the information you need to stitch them. Discover the origins, stitches, techniques and designs that are uniquely whitework, and learn how to make your own beautiful works of art.
With a rich history forged with needle and thread, Inspirations publishes the world’s most beautiful needlework books and magazines.