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Smøyg : pattern darning from Norway / Yvette Stanton.

By: Stanton, Yvette.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Kent, England : Search Press, 2018Copyright date: ©2018Description: 104 pages : colour illustrations ; 28 cm + 1 folded pattern.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781782217107; 178221710X.Other title: Smoyg | Pattern darning from Norway.Subject(s): Embroidery -- Norway | Embroidery -- PatternsDDC classification: 746.44041 Summary: "From the award-winning embroiderer who introduced you to some of the world's most exquisite forms of traditional embroidery, comes a new how-to guide full of colourful images and enticing projects to help you discover the beauty of Norwegian pattern darning. Pattern darning is a simple technique, and beginners through to experienced stitchers will find much to delight in this book. In this book you will explore where smoyg can be found in Norway and where it features on traditional clothing and textiles, enjoy many photographs featuring historical examples of smoyg, learn the stitches and techniques of smoyg with clear step-by-step instructions and detailed diagrams, and be inspired by 13 original projects, from small through to large, with a range of useful and beautiful applications. If you love colourful, geometric folk embroidery, this is the book for you."-- Provided by publisher.
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Learn how to create 13 beautiful needle-woven pieces by award-winning embroiderer Yvette Stanton, inspired by traditional Norwegian embroidery

From the award-winning embroiderer who introduced you to some of the world's most exquisite forms of traditional embroidery, comes a new how-to guide full of colourful images and enticing projects to help you discover the beauty of Norwegian pattern darning. Pattern darning is a simple technique, and beginners through to experienced stitchers will find much to delight in this book.

In Yvette Stanton's book Smøyg: Pattern Darning from Norway, you will

* explore where smøyg can be found in Norway and where it features on traditional clothing and textiles
* enjoy many photographs featuring historical examples of smøyg
* learn the stitches and techniques of smøyg with clear step-by-step instructions and detailed diagrams
* be inspired by 13 original projects, from small through to large, with a range of useful and beautiful applications.
* If you love colourful, geometric folk embroidery, this is the book for you.

Includes folded pattern sheet.

Includes index.

"From the award-winning embroiderer who introduced you to some of the world's most exquisite forms of traditional embroidery, comes a new how-to guide full of colourful images and enticing projects to help you discover the beauty of Norwegian pattern darning. Pattern darning is a simple technique, and beginners through to experienced stitchers will find much to delight in this book. In this book you will explore where smoyg can be found in Norway and where it features on traditional clothing and textiles, enjoy many photographs featuring historical examples of smoyg, learn the stitches and techniques of smoyg with clear step-by-step instructions and detailed diagrams, and be inspired by 13 original projects, from small through to large, with a range of useful and beautiful applications. If you love colourful, geometric folk embroidery, this is the book for you."-- Provided by publisher.