Addition to My Art Library

"Recycling is 1 of the hottest new trends in embroidery. Covering the techniques of both hand & machine embroidery, it's packed with ideas for using different types of salvaged material — from fabric, paper, dried flowers, & tree bark, to metal waste, plastic, broken jewelry, & personal souvenirs. Along with the practical instruction, there's inspiring advice on how recycling can be used to give special creative meaning to a piece of embroidery. The exciting possibilities are illustrated throughout with stunning color photographs of work by some of today's leading embroiderers."