The Art Of Tambour Beading & Embroidery

The Art Of Tambour Beading & Embroidery

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Baker & Taylor
In a book perfect for anyone interested in fashion, embroidery and costume design, the authors cover every aspect of tambour embroidery and beading, which is the art of applying beads and sequins to cloth using a tambour hook. Original.

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Tambour embroidery and beading is the art of applying beads and sequins to cloth using a tambour hook. The use of a tambour hook dates from the 18th century and has been used ever since to create an array of spectacular garments including gowns, wedding dresses and costumes. The Art of Tambour Beading & Embroidery is aimed at those interested in fashion and textiles, traditional embroidery techniques and costume design.

  • Includes 10 projects varying in complexity.
  • Projects include: heart motif applied to a sari bangle bag, bow motif applied on an envelope bag, butterfly motif applied to a velvet choker, leaf motif applied to a necklace and fan shaped applied to a scented sachet.
  • The book covers the history, tools and materials and techniques used in tambour embroidery.

ISBN: 9781784943295


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