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Embroidered Boxes - Techniques and Projects

By Emma Broughton

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ISBN: 9781785005633
PUBLISHED: 08/04/2019
PAGES: 192
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 260x215 mm
INSIDE: 659 colour photographs

Boxes are a special way to display embroidery and to present and store treasured pieces. This beautiful book brings the traditional craft of box making right up to date with the latest construction techniques and modern designs. It starts with projects suitable for beginners, and then introduces further techniques so readers can design and construct their own boxes. There are ten step-by step guides on how to construct different styles and shapes of boxes, and how to insert more complex decorative and functional elements. With over 650 colour photographs as well as stunning examples of embroidery techniques and designs, it is sure to delight and inspire every embroiderer and craft enthusiast.


  • Help and advice on materials, construction methods and techniques
  • Ten step-by-step guides with photographs on how to construct different styles and shapes of boxes, and how to insert more complex decorative and functional elements
  • Instructions for creating the embroideries from the boxes with photographs, and help on how to mount the sections
  • Advice on how to design and construct your own boxes, as well as how to adapt the boxes for your own use

RRP: £22.00

Site Price: £17.60

E-Book Edition: £16.99 (incl. VAT)


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" This is a lovely book. The writing is engaging and clear. The photographs are excellent and plentiful. Hints and tips are highlighted throughout. If the thought of making a box has been daunting for you, but something you have thought you would like to do some time, I think this is a great place to start. It may even be the start of a whole new passion! "
Review Type: Press
Reviewed By: Auckland Embroiderers' Guild

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