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Hand stitch : perspectives

Author: Alice Kettle; Jane McKeating
Publisher: London : A. & C. Black, 2012.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alice Kettle; Jane McKeating
ISBN: 9781408123416 140812341X
OCLC Number: 796278160
Description: 1 volume : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Jane Mckeating, (MA, Director of Studies MMU)The use of hand stitch as a means of developing economic independence with a focus on women within Indian rural communitiesAlice Kettle (Senior Research Fellow MMU)Outside and insideOutsider artists, and Fine cell workAlice Kettle(Senior Research Fellow MMU)Sound and AirDavid Littler (sampler) and Janet EchelmanStitching another dimensionJune Hill (Curator and Research Assistant UCA)The place of hand stitch in ecclesiastical practice, with a particular focus on the late Beryl Dean archive.Prof Tom Lundberg (Colorado State University, USA)The use of mystical imagery developed through hand stitch. Linking the indigenous and the contemporary. The American practice of hand stitch.Tracy Gill (MA MMU Gawthorpe Hall Education assistant)New title to be inserted shortlyDr Melanie Miller (Senior lecturer MA route leader MMU)Focus on Lynn Setteringtons work, the empowerment of communities through the collective practice of hand stitch. The collaborative project which gives identity and voice to the community.Kate Egan (Senior lecturer MMU)Large scale from small scale related to Whitworth Gallery installation as case studyLesley Mitchison New title to inserted shortly Jane Mckeating Student project Hand stitch with Coats threads. Hand stitch glossary using student examples and invited artistsDr Nigel Hurlstone (Senior lecturer MMU) New title to inserted shortlySue Prestbury (MMU Technician) A historical perspective illustrated by a current project at Staircase house. Anne French (Textile conservator at the Whitworth art Gallery)New title to be inserted shortlyJames Hunting (Course leader foundation Degree in Hand stitch Royal School of Needlework)New title to be inserted shortlyProf Anne Morrell The origins of Hand stitch, historical background with the journey from basket and mat making. The migration of stitch and the practice of stitch by movement, from the Victorian approach up to the present day.Ian Wilson ( freelance writer in applied art and craft, Embroidery , Crafts Magazines)Therese de DillmontDr David Owen (University of Southampton)The handVisual documentationHelen Felcey (programme Leader MMU Design LAB)The visual narrative. Supporting programme of photographic and documentary recording of the practice and place.Jane McKeating and Alice Kettle to insert contemporary hand stitch artists chapter.ForwardJo Hall editor (embroidery Magazine)IntroductionProf Lesley Millar (UCA Farnham)
Responsibility: edited by Alice Kettle, Jane McKeating.


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An awe-inspiring tome, this features gorgeously tactile full colour images. A joy to read, Hand Stitch will enthral students, embroiderers, crafters and designers alike, with conversations about Read more...

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