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ROYAL SCHOOL OF NEEDLEWORK GUI
RSN: Embroidered Boxes
By (author): Heather Lewis
9781782216520 Paperback, Trade English General Trade CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Needlework / Embroidery Feb 04, 2020
$33.95 CAD
Forthcoming 8.5 x 11 in 144 pages Search Press
Part of an exciting new series spearheaded by the Royal School of Needlework, this forward-looking guide explores the intricate art of embroidering boxes for use as keepsakes and jewelry boxes.

This beautiful, practical guide to creating and embellishing embroidered boxes is written by Heather Lewis, a tutor with the Royal School of Needlework. It contains a history of the embroidered box, from the sixteenth century to the present day, and features techniques and guidance for needleworkers wishing to apply their skills to a practical application of the craft.

There are three extended projects to try: a hexagonal box with a lid, a small treasure chest with curved lid, and an intricate stumpwork casket with hidden drawers.

A comprehensive guide to constructing beautifully embroidered boxes from the world-renowned embroidery experts, the Royal School of Needlework

Contains three inspirational projects, detailed stitch guides and clear step-by-step instructions for the necessary techniques

Combines ancient tradition with contemporary design.

Heather’s passion for embroidery began at a very young age; training at a fashion house in Yorkshire before graduating from the RSN Apprenticeship. Heather has taught embroidery for the Royal School of Needlework (RSN) at various locations in the UK and the United States. She currently teaches on the RSN Certificate, Diploma and on Day Classes.

Heather particularly enjoys Goldwork and ecclesiastical embroidery and after graduating she worked in the RSN Studio where she continues to assist on a variety of projects. There she has worked on a diverse range of commissions including a new altar frontal for The Royal Anglian Regimental Chapel in Essex and the Dover Castle hangings for the re-presentation of the Great Tower.

Author Residence: United Kingdom

Marketing: Email marketing to libraries and key accounts

Advertising in key craft magazines

Book reviews in Library Journal, Booklist and key sewing and embroidery magazines



Publicity: Press reviews and features in embroidery and needlecraft magazines

Featured projects in embroidery blogs

Review and feature on Mary Corbet’s Needlenthread.com

Advance promotions and reviews in Craft blogs and sites

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