De Ramos has helped several embroiderers
here, including her children and grandchildren, perfect the craft.
Kathy Green (A member of Merseyside Embroiderers
In slightly larger workshops, embroiderers
work on frames, large and small, with sequins and metallic threads, to make the lavish designs that appear on cholis and sari borders, and the yokes and hems of evening dresses.
The vast, hand-grained surfaces of the "Biro works" find their correlate in the expansive fields of stitches that constitute Boetti's famous "Mappe" (Maps), 1971-94, made by teams of Afghan embroiderers
according to the artist's instructions.
Jenny Adin-Christie, 33, from Chessington, Surrey, added: "It makes it worth all the years of training as an embroiderer
aged from 19 to their 70s worked to create the lace applique for the dress.
A hint of antique lace perhaps, hand embroidered by Hand and Lock, the royal embroiderers
of Ninhue: Stitching Chilean Rural Life offers a powerful survey from a stitchery expert who returned to her native Santiago to find chaos and danger in the 1970s.
are finding the new business more profitable and less stressful than working in the diamond industry.
of Ninhue; stitching Chilean rural life.
MEDAs project entitled From Behind the Veil worked with women embroiderers
in Pakistan and became an award-winning initiative during its life from 2004 to 2007.
ASW is a wholesale supplier of jackets for sports, hunting and corporate and outerwear, as well as special order items for screen printers, embroiderers
and ad specialty firms.
Beautifully illustrated, easy-to-follow instructions can help embroiderers
dress up their homes with embroidery on everything from pillows to lamp shades.
Sewing expert Nancy Zieman presents Machine Embroidery With Confidence, a practical guide that walks embroiderers
of all skill and experience levels through tips, tricks, and techniques of machine embroidery.
The authors include examples of small pieces of cloth, items of clothing, and decorative household and religious textiles as well as photographs of weavers, embroiderers
, dyers, and other textile workers.