Monday, 14 July 2014

SOLD Treasures From The Embroiderers' Guild Collection * £10 €20 $70 Including Shipping (Australia & New Zealand $80)

This is a full size paperback book in excellent condition with 180 pages of lavish photography with essays by UK great textile experts - Lynn Szygenda, Marianne Ellis, Rosemary Ewles, Jennifer Wearden and Meg Andrews.
The Guild has a huge collection built up over the more than 100 years of its existence, however it was not until the 1980s that the collection had a curator.
In this book are early needlework treasures from the UK and from around the world.
Patchwork, stitched pictures, costume and household goods are all included.
There are some lovely samplers
as well as European cross-stitched items.

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