This excellent book on goldwork has a small introduction on what materials to use and how to use them followed by 11 varied projects for you to embroider and several designs for you to experiment on with your new-found skills.
As our Book of the Month this has free p&p in the UK for the month of October.
Kathleen Laurel Sage is a textile artist and designer known for her hand embroidery stylised designs. She has travelled all over the UK and abroad teaching and sharing her skills.
She uses surface stitchery to bring them to life along with diverse and traditional threads.
Kathleen has put together this informative book of small golden projects. You can then become confident using some of the metal threads and cords that are associated with Gold work. It will also allow you the freedom to experiment with the modern materials of today.
Once you discover that most materials are available to use, you can develop and combine them to produce your own unique slant on a traditional technique.
If you are just starting out or want to experiment with traditional techniques, then this book is perfect for you.