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Stitch People

Stitch People Author Jo Dixey
ISBN-10 178221562X
Release 2017-10
Pages 128
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Learn to embroider project by project with Royal School of Needlework (RSN) trained, professional embroiderer Jo Dixey. Sure--coloring books are enjoyable and great for stress relief, but what if you want more? More creativity, more mindfulness and more fun? There are myriad crafts that can give you all of these and embroidery, or stitching, is one of them. Tap into your creative side and make one-off pieces of art, embellish clothing with images and symbols unique to you, or make beautiful gifts for your friends. Professional embroiderer Jo Dixey has designed this book to inspire and challenge both those new to embroidery and those with some knowledge of stitch who want to take their ideas further. Each project introduces new embroidery stitches and techniques. As you work through the ideas, you expand your skills and gain confidence in using stitches and ideas in your own work. The projects range from small embroidered cards to more complex pictures to hang on your wall; simple appliqu� for a scarf to an embroidered jacket--all based on the theme of people. Templates of the images to stitch are provided for photocopying and there is a photo gallery of all the stitches covered in the book, along with step-by-step photographs of key techniques, such as transferring patterns onto fabric or using wadding to create 3D effects.



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.



Little Stitches

Little Stitches Author Aneela Hoey
ISBN-10 9781607055266
Release 2012-09-01
Pages 152
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It's grown-up playtime! Choose from more than 100 original embroidery designs, hand-drawn with a modern take on retro style. Aneela Hoey's illustrations are printed on transfer paper to use and reuse—tear out the page, trim out the design, iron it down, and stitch away! Learn 11 easy decorative stitches plus techniques for adding texture, then embroider these charming images on 12 whimsical and practical projects, perfect for keepsakes or gifts. Projects include a baby quilt, cushion covers, cozies for jars and tissue boxes, and more. Embroidery is the perfect handwork to take along anywhere you go!



Hoop Dreams

Hoop Dreams Author Cristin Morgan
ISBN-10 9781683352198
Release 2018-04-24
Pages 128
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Vibrant color and rich textures abound in Hoop Dreams, a stylish embroidery guide for the modern maker. Author Cristin Morgan of Marigold + Mars outlines the basics of 10 classic embroidery stitches and then teaches you how to use them to create 20 beautiful and practical projects for hoops, for the home, and to wear. New and experienced embroiderers alike will be delighted by the fresh motifs and bold color palettes and empowered by the easy step-by-step instructions and templates, which show that with just a few simple stitches, some basic materials, and an idea or two, you can stitch just about anything. A glossary of more than 50 additional patterns and motifs will inspire you to personalize your projects and use your newfound embroidery skills in fresh and imaginative ways. As an added bonus, the book includes an envelope with 10 carbon transfer papers for quickly transferring patterns to fabric.



The Stitch Bible

The Stitch Bible Author Kate Haxell
ISBN-10 1446301664
Release 2012-08-20
Pages 176
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Thread your needle and master the art of embroidery in this indispensable guide to the most popular stitches and essential stitching techniques. Whether you are new to sewing and stitching or you want to increase your repertoire, The Stitch Bible is the ideal reference, with 225 embroidery stitches and techniques, plus 17 gorgeous projects to practise what you have learned. This comprehensive guide includes Freestyle embroidery techniques, Hardanger embroidery stitches both in traditional white and contemporary colours, Blackwork stitches based on geometric designs, Crewelwork tapestry techniques, sparklingly elegant Goldwork, striking Pulled Thread embroidery, bold and beautiful Canvaswork and delicate Drawn Thread techniques. Features include: Beautiful inspirational photography of the projects you can make with these stitches. Step-by-step illustration for all 225 stitches, making it simple to complete each stitch perfectly. 17 contemporary projects to put your new found skills to use straight away. All the templates and charts needed to complete the projects. Comprehensive information on the materials and equipment you need. Advice on the basic techniques such as how to transfer a design onto fabric, how to use an embroidery frame, how to read an embroidery chart and how to lace and frame your embroidery. This essential bible to stitching will become a trusted resource and a firm friend on your craft bookshelf.



The Sewing Bible

The Sewing Bible Author Ruth Singer
ISBN-10 9780770434687
Release 2014-07-09
Pages 304
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A complete course on sewing—from threading a needle to couture hemmingFinally someone has created every sewer's ideal companion: a comprehensive book on every aspect of hand and machine sewing—from the most basic to the most advanced—with a modern aesthetic and 20 projects to boot. From simple tutorials to in-depth masterclasses, Ruth Singer packs in lesson after lesson on both practical and decorative techniques. The Sewing Bible includes: • Easy-to-use instructions accompanied by hundreds of beautiful photographs detailing every stage of each technique•20 functional, fashionable sewing projects that illustrate many of the lessons—from an easy T-shirt transformation to a complex handbag—making this a how-to guide and pattern book in one •Extensive guides to fabrics and tools, and resources to help you choose the perfect materials and equipment for your projects •Advice on using organic and eco fabrics and working with recycled and vintage fabrics With more excitement than traditional sewing manuals, and much more depth than a book of projects, The Sewing Bible is an easy-to-use guide that's as attractive as it is comprehensive. This is the one book you need whether you're a beginner, an expert, or anywhere in between.



The Mr X Stitch Guide to Cross Stitch

The Mr X Stitch Guide to Cross Stitch Author Jamie Chalmers
ISBN-10 1782214240
Release 2017-07-27
Pages 144
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Chalmers, alias Mr. X Stitch, introduces cutting-edge projects, complete with charts, and shows that beauty and innovation are still alive and kicking. He teaches the basics of the craft, and then pushes the boundaries with urban flavors, glow-in-the-dark threads and plastic, while showing that cross stitch is an art in its own right.



Edgy Embroidery

Edgy Embroidery Author Renee Rominger
ISBN-10 9781624144424
Release 2017-09-19
Pages 160
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Bold Designs That Don't Follow the Rules Embroidery isn’t just florals anymore, it’s a moth with pinned wings, an old haunted house on a hill or a cow skull with a flower crown. You won’t find “home sweet home” here, but you will find “Can U Not” or “Don’t Be A Prick.” Renee Rominger, founder of Moonrise Whims, designs projects for a new generation. And whether you just started and need a solid foundation, or you’re an expert looking to enhance your art, Edgy Embroidery will teach you something new, fun and easy. Renee not only shows you how to conquer basic techniques, but also how to create more complex stitches like her unique Moonrise Roses. With pattern templates, detailed stitch tutorials and instructions on how to complete each design, every one of these 25 projects will be wall-worthy. This is definitely not your grandmother’s embroidery.



A Rainbow of Stitches

A Rainbow of Stitches Author Agnès Delage-Calvet
ISBN-10 9780823014781
Release 2009
Pages 240
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A single volume including a how-to stitch guide, project ideas and an encyclopedia of motifs--including charming flourishes, monograms and more--is designed for embroiderers of all skill levels, with plenty of colorful inspirations augmented by 900 full-color illustrations. Original.



Embroidery Companion

Embroidery Companion Author Alicia Paulson
ISBN-10 9780307462350
Release 2010
Pages 160
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Shows general embroidery techniques with illustrated stitch guides and finishing and framing tips.



Hip to Stitch

Hip to Stitch Author Melinda Barta
ISBN-10 9781620333075
Release 2013-05-01
Pages 128
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Ideas for embellishing beautiful garments and home decor to add personal touches are presented with easy, step-by-step instructions, illustrations, and 38 stitch techniques and 20 hand-embroidered projects, in this stylish stitching how-to. Included are motifs to dress up a skirt, day tripper bags, a guitar pick case, a picnic baby bib, a butterfly picture frame, hand-embroidered pillows, stitched note cards, and heirloom scrapbooks. Throughout the book are helpful tips and hints such as hiding knots and thread tails, sewing a pocket, making durable stitches, and working with silk and wire. In addition to teaching the basics, this guide can make projects ambitious by experimenting with stitches and the number and placement of motifs so that even experienced stitchers will find renewed inspiration for embroidery.



The Embroidery Book

The Embroidery Book Author Christen Brown
ISBN-10 9781617452253
Release 2016-11-01
Pages 160
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Enjoy this visual guide to 149 embroidery stitches and motifs. Use robust color charts to choose thread, silk ribbon, buttons, beads, and trims for crazy quilting and seam treatments with best-selling author Christen Brown.



Chinese Embroidery

Chinese Embroidery Author Shao Xiaocheng
ISBN-10 1602200157
Release 2014-04-01
Pages 152
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Learn about the history and culture surrounding Chinese embroidery and learn to embroider yourself with this easy-to-follow and beautifully illustrated guide. Embroidery in China is a true art form, one that has been practiced for over 2,000 years. In Chinese Embroidery, you'll discover everything from the history of the art to the different schools in different ages and their styles to knowledge about selection, collection and preservation of embroidered articles. Chinese Embroidery contains over 200 full-color photos of works and step-by-step guides—all of which help to explain and analyze over twenty kinds of needlework and teach comprehensive application of these basic skills. When you reach the end of this book, you'll have learned about twenty different embroidered pieces for daily use and display purposes. Learn about the pattern-oriented art and traditional culture of China at the same time as you master the embroidery craftsmanship unique to China. Stimulate your imagination and creativity as you experience the joy of embroidery with Chinese Embroidery.



Embroidered Effects

Embroidered Effects Author Jenny Hart
ISBN-10 9780811879002
Release 2013-08-06
Pages 160
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Now in ebook for the first time ever! Embroidery empress Jenny Hart taught her legion of fans the basics with the best-selling Stitch-It Kit and Sublime Stitching. Now, for the first time ever in digital format, she takes stitchers one step further with instructions and diagrams for more than 35 stitches. This very special ebook includes the text from the print version, plus instructions for how to print the patterns and iron-on transfers. With lots of project photos for guidance, even beginners can learn how to stitch faux tattoos on their shirt sleeves, cheeky fan dancers on their shower curtains, and many more fun projects.



The New Anchor Book of Blackwork Embroidery Stitches

The New Anchor Book of Blackwork Embroidery Stitches Author Jill Cater Nixon
ISBN-10 0715319299
Release 2005-05-01
Pages 64
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Blackwork is a counted thread embroidery technique in which repetitive patterns are used to fill outlined areas. This book covers the materials and equipment needed, the essential stitches, and outlines in step-by-step detail the working of 49 infill patterns. It is sure to become an indispensable reference for stitchers. Blackwork was originally so called because black thread was most often used on white fabrics, but many of the 16 original charted designs provided show how this technique can just as effectively be worked with coloured threads on coloured fabrics. The beautiful designs include ringing Christmas bells, a charming country cottage, delicate florais and an exotic oriental fan and kimono. There are also ideas for how the delightful designs can be used to create a selection of small projects.



S is for Stitch

S is for Stitch Author Kristyne Czepuryk
ISBN-10 9781607056522
Release 2012-12-01
Pages 144
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A is for angel, B is for baseball, and C is for cupcake! Stitch up lots of adorable projects from A to Z with these two sets of alphabet-themed embroidery patterns for little girls and boys. Projects include quilts, pillows, soft blocks, and wall art for the nursery to help your little ones learn the alphabet, or just to make them smile. Kristyne Czepuryk’s new designs are wonderfully detailed, yet easy to try with any skill level. Learn basic stitches and tips for combining floss and fabrics, plus get ideas for embroidering on clothing and other store-bought items, too.



Boho Embroidery

Boho Embroidery Author Nichole Vogelsinger
ISBN-10 194065520X
Release 2016-09-04
Pages 128
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Boho Embroidery is a book that details 20+ embroidery stitches that work well with hoop art and incorporates applique. It will visually inspire creativity with the goal of creating your own textile art that can be displayed in a hoop, or that can be applied "outside the hoop" and onto other objects. This book includes instructions for 10 different embroidery stitches and discusses how to use color and neutral shades effectively. The author then gives tips about where to find inspiration, and teaches how to create hoops for effective embroidery. There are 10 different projects ranging from linens to hair clips to buttons--all projects show practical ways to embellish with embroidery and applique. The book wraps up with Nichole's suggestions on how to explore your own creativity with pattern suggestions for making your own hoops or accessories.