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Celebrating the Stitch

Celebrating the Stitch Author Barbara Lee Smith
ISBN-10 094239139X
Release 1991
Pages 230
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Surveys the work of one hundred American and Canadian artists and explores the styles and the variety of textile processes that give contemporary North American embroidery its unique look



Alabama Stitch Book

Alabama Stitch Book Author Natalie Chanin
ISBN-10 1584796383
Release 2008-03-01
Pages 176
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Including 20 projects to make, designer and author demonstrates how she learned to sew and how she has learned that what she makes is important to the community where she grew up.



Alabama Studio Style

Alabama Studio Style Author Natalie Chanin
ISBN-10 1584798238
Release 2010-03-01
Pages 176
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In a follow up to Alabama Stitch Book, the author shares more of her stenciling, stitching and beading methods; provides more than 20 projects, including her award-winning dresses and skirts; and collects recipes from Southern food expert Angie Mosier.



120 Celebration Cross Stitch Cards

120 Celebration Cross Stitch Cards Author Gillian Souter
ISBN-10 0715319116
Release 2005-04-01
Pages 112
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Over 120 cross stitch greetings card and tag designs await you in this colourful must-have collection. Mark any occasion on your calender with a cross stitch card selected from the extensive choice of exciting designs offered. Divided into four, main chapters, selecting a suitable design is simple. There is a card for every occasion, and always charted variations where applicable. Ideas and instructions are provided for mounting your work into cards, and even for decorating the card mount to ensure a special and polished finish. In addition, smaller motifs are charted for quick-to-stitch tags and each chapter features a selection of the charted designs made up into gifts to match the occasion.



Celebrate with a Stitch

Celebrate with a Stitch Author Mandy Shaw
ISBN-10 9781446361580
Release 2013-08-02
Pages 128
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Celebrate With a Stitch includes over 20 stylish projects featuring Mandy Shaw's unique motifs for births, birthdays, weddings, Christmas and other celebrations. Mandy uses trendy, retro, and vintage fabrics and colorways, which together with her "folksy" style appeals to all ages of sewists. Perfect for all abilities, with clear step-by-step instructions and stitch diagrams for both right and left handers, this title also includes instructions and variation ideas for bunting and pennants - Mandy's speciality and always a popular project for parties.



Celebrations of Stitching

Celebrations of Stitching Author Krause Publications
ISBN-10 9781440222153
Release 2011-01-15
Pages 98
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Stitch For A Good Cause! This one-of-a-kind compilation features needlecraft creations donated by more than 70 designers from around the world. Proceeds from the sale of this book will go toward the Copyright Protection Fund, which was created to help protect the needlecraft industry from copyright violations, as well as increase awareness of copyright issues. Designs include a wide range of styles and motifs, from animals, landscapes, and fantasy, to beautiful geometric designs. You will enjoy the versatility of the squares, whether stitched individually o r incorporated into larger designs. This well-organized book features: More than 70 original projects, from both well-known and new designers Squares that include counted cross stitch, drawn thread, hardanger, blackwork, and other specialty stitch techniques "Universal" color and stitch keys, used for all of the projects in the book, including both DMC and Anchor choices



Successful Lace Knitting

Successful Lace Knitting Author Donna Druchunas
ISBN-10 9781604681123
Release 2010-05-11
Pages 112
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This book presents not only a beautiful collection of patterns but also a fascinating biography of Dorothy Reade, arguably the mother of modern lace knitting. It's a must-have for any knitter who appreciates lace! Discover techniques and patterns developed by Reade in the 1960s as you create gorgeous projects featuring completely modern designs. Offers more than 20 exquisite patterns for everything from scarves and stoles to sweaters and socks to items for home decor Features a wide range of styles from top designers such as Annie Modesitt, Jackie Erickson-Schweitzer, and Evelyn A. Clark Presents a "now I get it" approach to using charts and knitting lace



The Geometry of Hand Sewing

The Geometry of Hand Sewing Author Natalie Chanin
ISBN-10 9781683351238
Release 2017-11-07
Pages 144
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As makers, we tend to learn different stitches over time without thinking much about how they relate to one another. But when Natalie Chanin and her Alabama Chanin and The School of Making teams began to look at needlework closely, they realized all stitches are based on geometric grid systems—and by using grids as guides, they could make learning stitches, even seemingly elaborate ones, as easy as child’s play. In The Geometry of Hand-Sewing Chanin presents their breakthrough method, featuring illustrated instructions (for both right- and left-handed stitchers) for more than 100 stitches—from the most basic straight and chain to the more fanciful feather and herringbone; photos of both right and wrong sides; and guidelines for modifying stitches to increase one’s repertoire further. To simplify learning, the book also includes two plastic stitching cards die-cut with the grids on which every stitch in the book is based. These reusable cards can be stitched through for practicing ( just as children use lacing cards to learn to tie shoes) or used as stencils for transferring grids to fabric.



Alabama Studio Sewing Design

Alabama Studio Sewing   Design Author Natalie Chanin
ISBN-10 158479920X
Release 2012-03-01
Pages 176
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Guide to sewing and embellishing basic wardrobe pieces including mid-length skirts, fitted dresses, and fitted tops.



The Embroidery Stitch Bible

The Embroidery Stitch Bible Author Betty Barnden
ISBN-10 0873495101
Release 2003-02-01
Pages 256
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This is the stitch bible for embroiderers wishing to improve their technique and add new dimensions to their work. More than 200 stitches are photographed and accompanied by easy-to-follow charts.



Celebrating Diversity with Art

Celebrating Diversity with Art Author Willet Ryder
ISBN-10 0673361705
Release 1995
Pages 160
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This almanac of exciting art activities colors the year with special holidays and issues. There are six projects for every month of the year. Themes highlight African-American heritage, Asian/Pacific heritage, zoos and aquariums, national parks, women's history and more. Teacher resource grades 3-6.



Stitching with Beatrix Potter

Stitching with Beatrix Potter Author Michele Hill
ISBN-10 9781617456114
Release 2017-02-01
Pages 100
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This book gathers together 10 easy yet elegant projects celebrating the life and talents of Beatrix Potter. With 10 appliqué and 6 embroidery designs, even beginning stitchers can work with hexagons to create a beautiful embroidered quilt, stitch up a cushion based on The Tailor of Gloucester, appliqué a wool storage box, and construct a beautiful wedding quilt based on one from Beatrix Potter’s home. Plus, all of the designs can easily be adapted—just add a dash of imagination to create bags, appliquéd pinafores, or embroidered gifts.



Stitch n Bitch Nation

Stitch  n Bitch Nation Author Debbie Stoller
ISBN-10 0761135901
Release 2004
Pages 289
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Presents fifty patterns for contemporary knitters, and includes how to make a pattern one's own, insiders tips, and profiles of Stitch 'n Bitch groups.



Stitch the Halls

Stitch the Halls Author Sophie Simpson (What Delilah Did)
ISBN-10 9781910904497
Release 2015-09-17
Pages 80
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Stitch yourself a merry little Christmas with What Delilah Did. With three themed collections: Merry and Bright, Stylish and Chic, and Classic and Cosy, you'll find something to suit whatever your holiday style. This thoroughly modern take on counted embroidery is all you need to create your perfect hand stitched Christmas. With a comprehenisve stitch directory, a variety of simple techniques and a selection of colourful bite-sized projects to entertain beginners and experienced stitchers alike, you will be hard pressed to stop yourself from making them all. Look out for Fair Isle-inspired Christmas Jumpers, a spectacularly stylish Polar Parade and a neon-infused Advent Tree that cannot fail to make this your merriest and brightest Christmas ever. So join Delilah in celebrating her favourite time of year with charts and instructions for 12 stitched decorations that are, quite simply, heirlooms in the making.



Alabama Studio Sewing Patterns

Alabama Studio Sewing Patterns Author Natalie Chanin
ISBN-10 1617691364
Release 2015-04-07
Pages 180
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A compendium for Alabama Chanin crafters collects all of the patterns from her first three books on an accompanying CD and offers illustrated instructions and patterns for 12 new skirts, dresses, tops and jackets. 20,000 first printing.



The Glories of Cross Stitch

The Glories of Cross Stitch Author Lauren Turner
ISBN-10 1903116066
Release 2000
Pages 128
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The splendor of heaven & earth is the theme of this eye-catching collection of original sampler designs.



Feminist Icon Cross Stitch

Feminist Icon Cross Stitch Author Anna Fleiss
ISBN-10 0762462906
Release 2017-10-10
Pages 112
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Trailblazing women take center stage in Feminist Icon Cross-Stitch, a collection of stylish patterns and capsule biographies that celebrates some of our favorite lady heroes. Feminism is back in the spotlight, and powerful women, from Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Malala Yousafzai to Gloria Steinem and Michelle Obama, have inspired a whole new generation to smash the patriarchy. With an introduction on the rise of modern feminism, and instructions on the basics of cross-stitch, this book features patterns for embroidering twenty iconic women -- like suffragette Susan B. Anthony, author Virginia Woolf, political icon Hillary Rodham Clinton, and pop superstar Beyoncé -- and ten empowering feminist sayings. This charming book gives today's nasty women everything they need to begin crafting hip, feminist works of art.