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Embroidery

Explore the craft of embroidery from the middle ages to the present day, and trace the history of needlework techniques, designers, patterns, and samplers.

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Embroidery Designs for Fashion and Furnishings (Paperback)

Embroidery Designs for Fashion and Furnishings (Paperback)

This beautiful book illustrates the highlights of the fine collection of designs for embroidery at the Victoria and Albert Museum. Focusing on designs…

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The Museum of Savage Beauty

The Museum of Savage Beauty interactive web feature explores the hidden stories and craftsmanship behind some of the most remarkable objects made by Alexander McQueen and his creative collaborators. Here the designer's iconic pieces are placed alongside historical objects from the V&A’s collections, which represent some of the many design traditions that inspired him.

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Event - Couture Beading: Tambour Embroidery and Beading

Fri 02 October 2015–Sun 04 October 2015

WORKSHOP: This course delivers an introduction to the techniques of couture tambour embroidery with beads, pearls and sequins.

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