Discussion on the Characteristics of Wuxi Embroidery and Its Application in the Design of Garment and Accessories

Updated: 10/25/2019 7:38:57 PM

Abstract: Wuxi embroidery and its characteristic embroidery method “subtle double-sided embroidery” is an important traditional skill in Wu culture, which needs innovation and inheritance. Through consulting literature and interviewing the inheritors of Wuxi embroidery and citing their design works, the paper expounds the technical characteristics, artistic characteristics and application of Wuxi embroidery in apparel, analyses the present situation of the application of Wuxi embroidery's characteristic embroidery in apparel, and summarizes the limitations of Wuxi embroidery as a national traditional culture in inheritance and its application prospects in apparel design. Some suggestions are also given on the development of the characteristic embroidery method of Wuxi embroidery.

Key words: Wuxi embroidery; subtle embroidery; apparel design

Authority in Charge: China National Textile and Apparel Council (CNTAC)

Sponsor :China Textile Information Center (CTIC)

ISSN 1003-3025 CN11-1714/TS