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Shisha mirror embroidery

Jean Simpson

Shisha mirror embroidery

a contemporary approach

by Jean Simpson

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Published by Van Nostrand Reinhold Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shisha mirror embroidery.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementJean Simpson ; photos. by Don Rasmussen ; ill. by Gwenn Stutzmann.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTT778.S55 S56
    The Physical Object
    Pagination104 p. :
    Number of Pages104
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4729762M
    ISBN 100442276419, 0442276451
    LC Control Number78017836


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Shisha mirror embroidery by Jean Simpson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Editorial Reviews Shisha mirror embroidery is a needlework technique that involves stitching shisha (“little glass”) mirrors in a framework mesh. Developed in India three centuries ago, it can transform ordinary clothes, accessories, toys, and living interiors into sparkling, individualized creations.5/5(6).

Shisha Embroidery: Traditional Indian Mirror Work With Instructions and Transfer Patterns [Gross, Nancy D., Fontana, Frank] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Shisha Embroidery: Traditional Indian Mirror Work With Instructions and Transfer Patterns/5(3).

The diagrams and illustrations are excellent for learning shisha mirror embroidery. Black and white photos, but that's okay. Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. KirschdeBurgos. out of 5 stars Five Stars. Reviewed in the United States on Ma 5/5(6). Shisha Mirror Embroidery: A Contemporary Approach by Jean Simpson and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Shisha Mirror Embroidery by Jean Simpson - AbeBooks Passion for books.

Sign On My Account Basket Help. As you can tell by the title, this book is about incorporating mirrors into your embroidery, specifically the technique that is commonly known as shisha embroidery, in which the mirrors are held down only by stitches.

The book begins by covering which types of mirrors. Learn the magic of mirror embroidery with this comprehensive ebook for traditional shisha and some fun variations. Suitable for beginners & beyond, this ebook will take you step-by-step through Shisha mirror embroidery book shisha embroidery techniques and traditional shisha worked two : $ From the inside flap: Shisha mirror embroidery is a needlework that involved stitching shisha (little glass) mirrors in a framework mesh.

Developed in India three centuries ago, it can transform ordinary clothes, accessories, toys, and even living interiors into sparkling, individualized. Shisha Variation 3 – super simple shisha. Shisha, No Mirrors – in which I explore shisha and decorative stitches with decorative card stock.

You can also find all these tutorials, plus practice patterns, in my e-book, Shisha & Variations. Do you want more inspiration & information on hand embroidery.

There are all kinds of reasons to sign. - Explore sottoson's board "Embroidery-Shisha", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Embroidery, Embroidery stitches, Hand embroidery pins.

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New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., (OCoLC) Shisha Embroidery Shisha Embroidery Add some shine to your embroidery projects. Shisha embroidery, or mirror-work, is a type of embroidery that attaches mirrors to fabric.

The word "shisheh" means mirror in Persian. Mirrors are not the only thing you can add to shisha embroidery to achieve a shiny effect. In this tutorial, you'll. Handmade Shisha Mirrors, large (diameter approx 15mm), Qty 20 Apply to your embroidery for some Indian shimmer.

£ Note:Always smooth shisha with honing stone or crocus cloth. Below is one method to apply Shisha Mirrors. There is a free pamphlet available with purchase. Also the book Sadi Thread and Shisha Mirrors has a number of ways to apply Shisha Mirrors: Tic Tac Toe Application: To start, place the shisha on the fabric.

Paperback book of Shisha Embroidery ~ Traditional Indian Mirror Work By Nancy D. Gross and Frank Fontana Dover Publications, Inc. Measures 11 x 8 1/4 inches with 22 pages.

In good used condition. Please see photos for condition detail. The front. Shisha (the Hindi word for “little glass”) embroidery is also known as mirror-work or abla embroidery.

Originally, pieces of mica were used as the mirrors, but later, thin blown-glass pieces were broken and used. Today, small mirrors are commercially available for shisha embroidery.

Shisha embroidery started from An early form of mirror work was introduced to India during the ruling period of the Mughal Empire. Later Indian artisans quickly excelled at the craft, and over time, motifs changed to reflect the traditional cultures of India.

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You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them., Free ebooks since Missing: Shisha mirror.

- Explore daughterofalion's board "Shisha Embroidery", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Embroidery, Shisha, Indian embroidery pins. The mirrors in shisha embroidery were thought to ward off the evil eye. Now, paillettes are an inexpensive and lightweight alternative to metal or glass mirrors, which makes creating shisha motifs easier.

Following these simple instructions, you can add shisha embroidery to any garment or project you can stitch on. Shisha (the Hindi word for “little glass”) embroidery is also known as mirror-work or abla embroidery.

Originally, pieces of mica were used as the mirrors, but later, thin blown-glass pieces were broken and used. Today, small mirrors are commercially available for shisha embroidery.8 pins.

Supplies used in shisha embroidery Mirrors and mirror substitutes. If you're venturing into shisha embroidery for the first time, you don't have to use mirrors to practice.

I often use a 3/4" or 1" hole punch to make decorative card stock disks that are easy to practice with. You can also use other objects with shisha embroidery.

Its title is "Shisha Embroidery", and the subtitle is 'Traditional Indian Mirror Work'. The book is 'as new' with no markings or blemishes. It has 42 illustrations plus the ones shown in color above.

There is an Introduction, sections titled 'The regional Styles of Shisha Embroidery', 'How to do Shisha Embroidery' (the how-to section), and one End date: 1 May - Explore pamjp's board "Embroidery Shisha Mirrors", which is followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Embroidery, Embroidery stitches and Hand embroidery pins. Shisha embroidery is the craft of sewing tiny mirroring objects to fabric.

It originated in 17th century India (supposedly with the wife of Shah Jehan who built the Taj Mahal in her honor) eventually spreading throughout Asia Read more. Shisha (the Hindi word for “little glass”) embroidery is also known as mirror-work or abla embroidery.

Originally, pieces of mica were used as the mirrors, but later, thin blown-glass pieces were broken and used. Today, small mirrors are commercially available for shisha embroidery pins. The special "mirror" designs at the Embroidery Library are digitized a bit differently, specifically so the needle won't perforate the metal sheeting entirely.

I used a sharp needle, 75/ I expected it to get dull quickly, but I was surprised at how easily it went through the sheeting, and how long it lasted.

Did you know. Shisha embroidery is the craft of sewing tiny mirroring objects to fabric. It originated in 17th century India (supposedly with the wife of Shah Jehan who built the Taj Mahal in her honor) eventually spreading throughout Asia and the Middle East.

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