15 New Charted Designs.
The sheer artistry of Jill Gordon's design talent is brought to life again in this new collection of her tapestry designs. Full of lavish images, the book beautifully illustrates Jill's unique use of colour and fresh approach to needlepoint.
The 15 stunning tapestries featured in this book are all inspired by the beauty of the natural world. Jill invites the reader to share the images which inspire her and explains her approach to developing a designs from inception to working it on canvas. The images she draws on range from the exotic flowers and foliage of the rain forest to beautiful underwater scenes of fish and shells.
Jill has created a variety of pieces including a screen, chair seat, cushions, and hangings. Each of the designs is lavishly illustrated, including close-ups of the actual stitchery for the real enthusiast. Photographs from nature and Jill's watercolour sketches show how each design was developed.
All the designs are presented with clear charts and comprehensive lists of materials, giving the reader the opportunity to recreate their favourite piece. There is also a section outlining the basic stitches and techniques for those who want to brush up on their knowledge.
This book confirms Jill Gordon's reputation as one of the foremost artists in the field of needlepoint design, and makes her work accessible to all needlepoint enthusiasts.
- Publication Date:
- 25 / 02 / 2002
- 257 x 284mm