A treasure trove of ideas for all those who want to bring originality to their embroidery and patchwork. This lavishly illustrated book includes a rich mixture of Indian and European techniques, used in a non-traditional way and combined with free-hand embroidery. Readers are all the while encouraged to develop their own styles. The book includes sections on: Materials; Methods and techniques; Projects, including wallhangings, and cushions; step-by-step guidelines for a number of patchwork techniques.
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Materials; methods; projects; techniques.
Educated in India and Germany, Munni Srivastava is widely travelled and is fascinated by textiles from all over the world. She produces embroidered textiles, which have been bought by private collectors in America, Germany, France, the UK and Japan, and started exhibiting her work in 2000.