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Shadow-Work Embroidery
Patterns Book

Coats Sewing Group Book No. 1040, 1966
7.5 x 11 inches, 19 pages

Patterns worked in shadow-work embroidery on organdie fabric.

Transparent fabrics and a 'shadowy' stitch effect on the right side of the fabric are typical of this form of embroidery. The shadow effect is created by embroidering on the reverse side of the fabric with closed herringbone stitch and can be highlighted by further stitch emphasis worked directly on the right side.

* Sprite apron
* Lorenzo lampshade
* Bassanio cheval set
* Oberon bathroom curtains
* Titania cheval set
* Portia bed cushion
* Lysander tablecloth



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