Stumpwork and Goldwork Embroidery: Inspired by Turkish, Syrain and Persian Tiles. The 16 raised embroidery projects featured here are inspired by the breathtaking art of the Islamic world. Created by renowned designer Jane Nicholas, whose previous books on stumpwork and goldwork have proven so popular, the projects-such as the Persian Peony Tile and the Turkish Tulip Tile-combine jewel-like colors, rich metallic threads, and glittering beads. Gorgeous color photos showcase each one. About The Author: Jane Nicholas has worked in the field of embroidery for over twenty years, specialising in stumpwork and goldwork embroidery. She has written five books and has contributed widely to journals and magazines. She teaches widely for Embroiderers' Guilds and businesses in Australia, New Zealand and the United States, and continues to research and develop new techniques, particularly in stumpwork.