David & Charles 1st in paperback 1997
large 4to paperback, crease to front foldover o/w VG++ 995 gms
(Order reference 14856).
The pleasures of gardens and embroidery are so remarkably similar that it is no surprise to
find that the garden enthusiast and embroidery enthusiast are often one and the same
person. For the delight of all creative gardeners and embroiderers, the beautiful art of
needleworkers through the ages is presented in glorious colour illustrations in this fascinating
exploration. Guided by acknowledged expert Thomasina Beck, reinterpret and recreate
the beauty of the garden in embroidery, drawing inspiration from embroiderers from
the sixteenth century to the modern day.
`Meticulously researched — a constant joy and inspiration.' EMBROIDERY MAGAZINE