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Fashion Embroidery Jessica Pile

Fashion Embroidery By Jessica Pile

Fashion Embroidery by Jessica Pile


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Summary

This practical step-by-step guide to haute couture embroidery covers everything from machine and hand stitching, to tambour beading, goldwork and monogramming. Perfect for beginners looking to personalise their own clothes, as well as more experienced embroiderers who want to apply new techniques to different fabrics.

Fashion Embroidery Summary

Fashion Embroidery: Embroidery Techniques and Inspiration for Haute-Couture Clothing by Jessica Pile

This practical step-by-step guide to haute couture embroidery covers everything from machine and hand stitching, to tambour beading, goldwork and monogramming.


Whether you are interested in adding monogrammed initials to your favourite bathrobe, stitching a flower on your favourite jacket, adding sparkling beads to a new dress or creating a goldwork embellishment, Fashion Embroidery teaches you how to add a unique touch to your clothes.


In this beautifully illustrated book, Jessica Pile, the Production Director at Hand & Lock embroidery, explores the intricate techniques used in fashion embroidery. With hand-drawn designs, catwalk photographs and step-by-step guides, this book is perfect for beginners looking to personalise their own clothes, as well as more experienced embroiderers who want to apply new techniques to different fabrics.


Beginning with an inspirational overview of the fashion industry, Jessica looks at examples of embroideries and embellishments by a variety of couturiers, including Christian Dior, Louis Vuitton, Hardy Amies and Burberry. The book then demonstrates the basics of three main techniques goldwork, tambour beading and embroidery stitches including silk shading, satin and stem stitch. In do-it-yourself projects, Jessica first helpfully explains the basics of materials; she teaches you how to pick the right fabric, what tools to use, where to source materials, what types of wire or beads to use and terminology. Taking influences from existing couture designs, she then shows you how to execute these learned techniques onto your own clothes.


This book is perfect for fashion students, textile artists, and those who want a more unique look to their clothes.

Fashion Embroidery Reviews

'Perfect for fashion students, textile artists, and those who want a more unique look to their clothes.'

* SEW Region Magazine *

'A top-flight lesson in customising your own clothes'

-- Popular Patchwork

'A lustrous medley of achievable embellishments designed to help you raise your stitching game. Truly catwalk clever!'

-- Make it Today! Dressmaker

"Pile has a way of writing, which reassures and instead of stripping us of our confidence; helps us to believe that with work and effort, we can achieve our embroidery dreams..."

-- Mr X Stitch * Book Review *

About Jessica Pile

Jessica Pile is the youngest Production Director in the history of Hand & Lock, renowned embroidery specialists working in the heart of London. Trained in Theatrical costume design at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, she joined Hand & Lock as an intern in 2010 before working her way up to Production Director in 2014. A perfectionist with a great work ethic, Jessica has an extensive understanding of costume construction and couture embroidery. She has worked for a variety of artists and high-profile fashion labels, including Gilbert & George, Mary Katrantzou and Burberry.

Additional information

NPB9781849944748
9781849944748
1849944741
Fashion Embroidery: Embroidery Techniques and Inspiration for Haute-Couture Clothing by Jessica Pile
New
Hardback
Pavilion Books
2018-02-22
144
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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