18th century embroidery techniques gail marsh on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers brimming with intricate drawings color photos and excerpts from 18th century writings this enthralling book is your passport to a bygone age. For the wealthy the 18th century was a period of decadent splendour and their clothing was no exception sumptuous fabrics were embellished with lavish ornate embroidery in this book gail marsh looks at some of the techniques and tools that embroiderers of the day used to create their stunning . Discover the richness of historical embroidery 18th century embroidery techniques for the wealthy the eighteenth century was a period of decadent splendour and clothing was no exception sumptuous fabrics were embellished with lavish ornate embroidery. Gails love for the 18 th century embroidery fashions are shown throughout her book like most books she first takes us to introductions but this has a different twist after gail teaches us tools and equipment that was used in the 1700s she gives us a short history of the working life of highest paid trade for women and the common wives sisters and daughters of the times
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