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Elegant Stitches: An Illustrated Stitch Guide and Source Book of Inspiration
     

Elegant Stitches: An Illustrated Stitch Guide and Source Book of Inspiration

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by Judith Baker Montano
 

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Learn all there is to know about silk ribbon stitches, crazy-quilt stitches, composite stitches, and even left-handed stitches. Compact enough to fit in your work basket, the book is spiral bound-leaving your hands free to work.

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Elegant Stitches: An Illustrated Stitch Guide and Source Book of Inspiration 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I am not exaggerating when I say that I learned how to embroider from this book alone. Montano includes excellent explanatory notes and clear diagrams to all the stitches, and - amazingly - diagrams for left-handers! Good variety of stitches are explained, and there's even special sections on knots and stitching with ribbons. A beautiful book which easily lies flat. Some background knowledge of handsewing or quilting may be helpful (ie how to thread a needle), but otherwise, this is a great book for beginners or those who wish to refresh their needle-working skills. I consider this my 'How-to' book, and my copy of 'Treasury of Crazyquilt Stitches' by Carole Samples to be my book of inspiration.
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