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Embroidered Treasures: Birds by Dr Annette Collinge (taken from the Embroiderers' Guild Collection)

This is the second book in the Embroidered Treasures series. The first book, published earlier this year was Embroidered Treasures: Flowers and is still available from the EG Bookshop at www.egbookshop.com.

Embroidered Treasures: BirdsNature has always been a huge source of inspiration to embroiderers and this fantastic book showcases the Embroiderers' Guild's huge collection of embroidered birds through the ages. From the subtle shades seen in crewelwork and the Buratto lace of Europe to the glittering silk, metal and beetle wing designs of China, Japan and India, author Dr Annette Collinge presents a beautiful array of stitchwork that truly is a feast for the eyes.

Featuring full-colour photographs and extended captions, items are shown also in full along with detailed images to show off the stunning stitched birds at their best. These wonderful embroidered treasures are as varied as badges, postcards, aprons, wall hangings, dresses, cushion covers and samplers, some of which date back to the 17th century.

Collected from many different countries, this exquisite book is an opportunity to see fabulous works that are very rarely seen in public.

Members of the Embroiderers' Guild will receive a discount of £6 off the retail price of £20 with free p & p when buying ONLINE ONLY from www.egbookshop.com. The promotional code and instructions on how to receive the discount are featured on page 46 of CONTACT (ISSUE 47).

You can also find the discount code on the Members' side of the website by clicking on this link Embroidered Treasures Discount Code. You will be asked to log in.

Mary Corbet, one of the most influential embroidery reviewers/bloggers in the USA, has reviewed Embroidered Treasures - see what she has to say about this wonderful book here: Mary Corbet's Needle n' Thread Embroidered Treasures Book Review

About the Author - Dr Annette Collinge

Annette has had a lifelong interest in embroidery and is a life member of the Embroiderers' Guild. She has been a Branch Chairman, Regional Chairman and Trustee of the Guild and is currently the Collection Manager. She is a mixed media textile artist and a member of the exhibiting group, Studio 21. Annette lives in Surrey, UK.

Also still available at the EG Bookshop, the first in the series

Embroidered Treasures: Flowers by Dr Annette Collinge

Embroidered Treasures: Flowers

Nature has always been a huge source of inspiration to embroiderers and this fantastic book showcases the Embroiderers' Guild's huge collection of embroidered flowers through the ages. Featuring full-colour photographs, items are shown in full and and also with detailed images to show off the flowers at their best. These wonderful embroidered treasures are as varied as wall hangings, children's dresses, bridal bags and samplers, some of which date back to the 17th century. Collected from many different countries, this is an opportunity to see fabulous works that are very rarely seen in public.

Still available at the EG bookshop www.egbookshop.com


Aurifil Peacock Selection

Embroiderers' Guild Thread Collection The Peacock Collection - £25.00 + £1.50 p&p (UK only). Mailing at cost will apply to orders from outside the UK. HURRY - we have very limited stock!

To pay by debit/credit card please call Pat Tempest on 07455591826.






 
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