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Stitch People

Stitch People Author Jo Dixey
ISBN-10 1869539648
Release 2017-09-08
Pages 128
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This 20-project journey through embroidery techniques will inspire readers to create artistic one-off pieces, or embellish clothing with images and symbols, or make gifts for family and friends.



Alabama Stitch Book

Alabama Stitch Book Author Natalie Chanin
ISBN-10 1584796383
Release 2008-03-01
Pages 176
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Includes 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.



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.



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.



Raised Embroidery

Raised Embroidery Author Kelley Aldridge
ISBN-10 1782211896
Release 2017-05-04
Pages 144
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This practical, contemporary guide to the exciting and varied world of raised embroidery is written by Kelley Aldridge, an expert teacher with the Royal School of Needlework. Part of a new series showcasing the RSN's traditional techniques, technical excellence and contemporary flair, it contains a complete grounding in raised embroidery stitches and techniques, three beautiful projects and galleries of inspiring work. The book features an introduction to the RSN and its prestigious heritage. It reveals the history and context of raised embroidery and showcases galleries of inspiring raised embroidery work. This is primarily a practical, instructional guide that offers a complete grounding in the techniques you need for raised embroidery: it contains a comprehensive stitch guide and leads the reader through each technique using clear step-by-step photography and easy-to-follow expert guidance. The book contains three beautiful projects that put these techniques into practice and showcase additional advanced techniques.



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.



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.



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.



Book of Embroidery

Book of Embroidery Author Various
ISBN-10 1782216065
Release 2018-06
Pages 400
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A rich source of embroidery stitches, techniques and projects from the Royal School of Needlework. New from the world-renowned Royal School of Needlework, this beautiful book is a rich source of embroidery techniques, stitches and projects, covering eight key subjects in detail: crewelwork, bead embroidery, stumpwork, canvaswork, goldwork, whitework, blackwork and silk shading. Containing all the trusted, bestselling content from the RSN Essential Stitch Guide series, plus a new section on mounting your finished work, this fantastic book is a must-have for all embroiderers. Fully redesigned and integrated, the original eight titles have been given a new lease of life in this larger format.



Sew Stitch Embroidery

Sew   Stitch Embroidery Author Alyssa Thomas
ISBN-10 1440232636
Release 2013-06-06
Pages 128
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Discover how easy it is to get your stitch on! Transform simple sewing projects into adorable embroidered toys, accessories and home decor items--all in lovely, quirky Penguin & Fish style! With the author's simple sewing and stitching techniques--and your needle, hoop and floss--you'll have all the tools you need to create more than 20 delightful sewing projects. Bonus: Includes iron-on transfer sheet with more than 20 unique designs!



Doodle stitching

Doodle stitching Author Aimee Ray
ISBN-10 1600590616
Release 2007
Pages 128
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A guide to embroidering hand drawn designs onto clothing, accessories and home accents. Also, shows how to transfer your own doodles onto fabric.



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.



The New Anchor Book of Blackwork Embroidery Stitches

The New Anchor Book of Blackwork Embroidery Stitches Author Anchor Book
ISBN-10 0715319299
Release 2005-05-01
Pages 64
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The Anchor Embroidery Series offers the perfect introduction to popular embroidery techniques. 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 colored threads on colored fabrics. The beautiful designs include ringing Christmas bells, a charming country cottage, delicate florals 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.



The Hand Stitched Flower Garden

The Hand Stitched Flower Garden Author Yuki Sugashima
ISBN-10 1782213015
Release 2015-09-01
Pages 128
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Learn how to create beautiful and understated decorative stitching motifs. The designs feature surface and dimensional stitches and bead embroidery; with motifs inspired by nature ranging from roses, sunflowers, asters, and daisies to little bumblebees, ladybugs, and dragonflies.



Stumpwork Embroidery

Stumpwork Embroidery Author Helen Richman
ISBN-10 9781785002953
Release 2017-10-26
Pages 224
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Stumpwork is a highly decorative and imaginative embroidery technique, which typically uses raised and padded stitches that are rich in texture. This practical book explains how to create your own piece of stumpwork embroidery. Beginning with an introduction to the appropriate materials, equipment and tools, it instructs on a wide range of stitches and techniques, and illustrates them with ten delightful projects. It then explains how to design your own piece of stumpwork before advising on finishing, presenting and caring for you work. Written by a leading embroiderer, this beautiful book will inspire and encourage you to try this exciting technique and create your own exquisite designs. Contents include: Practical advice on working with threads, as well as how to stretch and prepare fabrics; Over 900 photographs to guide the reader through a wide range of decorative and raised stitches; Detailed instructions on combining stumpwork with a range of other techniques to create unique designs; Ten projects show how to use the stitches in designs, including stumpwork human figures. This practical guide will be of great interest to embroiderers, designers, theatre designers, interior designers and historians, and is beautifully illustrated with 983 colour photographs.