Discover the magic of whitework. White thread has been stitched onto white fabric throughout the ages, all around the world. Whitework covers a multitude of varied and beautiful techniques. Here, over 1,000 step photographs show surface stitchery and cutwork from Ayrshire to tambour work, taking candlewicking, Madeira and Mountmellick along the way. There are historical insights and finished pieces throughout to fascinate and inspire you. Beginners and expert embroiderers will relish the subtle delights of white on whtie.