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Machine Embroidery is hugely exciting in terms of its potential as acreative medium and is part of a flourishing creative industry both indesign and production MMU hosts a specialist embroidery department,which has been instrumental in artistic and educational innovations in this area since the 1960s The lecturers,graduates and students have remarkable expertise in machine embroidery,and MMU is home to a rich and unique archive of machines, samples andartwork, both historical and contemporary This book will celebratethis archive, as well as providing the only definitive record andexploring the potential of the huge number of machines currently inuse from the traditional Irish Embroidery machine to the new generationof computerised sewing machines The book will demonstrate how keymachines can be applied to the artistic, industrial and domestic practice, and shows machine embroiderers how to combine techniques anddevelop their ideas using machine embroidery Each contributor givestheir own individual perspective on machine stitch....

Title : Machine Stitch: Perspectives
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ISBN : 0713688688
Format Type : Hardcover
Language : English
Publisher : A C Black Visual Arts March 15, 2011
Number of Pages : 224 pages
File Size : 698 KB
Status : Available For Download
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Machine Stitch: Perspectives Reviews

  • G. Rolph
    2019-03-25 14:54

    This book was on a list of the ten best books on Machine Embroidery. I do not live in the UK so welcomed the opportunity to learn more about the experience of the contributors and the unique historic machines used in their creative process. An admirer of vintage textiles I found the answers to how things I had long admired and not understood were created by Cornely and Singer Irish machines. As a fiber artist the writers made me think about the machine stitch and its use and interpretation. I am totally pleased with my purchase and the inspiration it continues to provide.

  • kdd
    2019-03-30 11:31

    this reads very much like a textbook. i'm interested in what i could have learned if getting a fashion degree so it is everything i was looking for.

  • Lisa Ridolfi
    2019-04-13 11:49

    This book is about artists who use certain industrial embroidery machines that the average crafter or textile artist has no access to. The images are beautiful, and there's a lot of history about the machines, but I probably would not have bought it had I known that these were the dominant "perspectives" being explored here.