Introduction: Why recycle? * How to collect salvaged objects * Finding your own meaning * Fibre waste * Fabric waste * Recycling old embroidery * Paper and natural waste * Plastic waste * Wood, metal and mineral waste * Recycling packaging and books
Covering both hand and machine embroidery, this book contains ideas for using different types of salvaged material, such as fabric, paper, nature's materials including dried flowers and tree bark, plus plastic, wood and metal waste, and precious personal objects such as broken jewellery or special souvenirs.
Val Holmes is a well-known teacher and embroiderer. She lives in Lucon, France, where she runs her very popular residential embroidery courses.