Here is a fabulous book named "Tambour work, from its Eastern origins, has become the preferred embroidery technique of haute couture and decorative bead embroidery. A myriad amount of forms that are fully explored through photos and drawings. This a paperback book with 120 pages and 99 of the photos are pattern drawings. This was out in 1997. This book is from my library, bought new and I did not use it.