Beginner's Guide to Silk Shading

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This beautiful and inspiring guide gives full instructions using step-by-step photographs on the techniques and stitches needed for silk shading. There are four exquisite projects to create.Learn how to transfer a design, prepare the fabric, frame up and then work silk shading. You are now ready to create four exquisite designs, featuring climbing leaves, tulips, a butterfly and dog roses. Both beginners and experienced embroiderers will be inspired by this beautiful guide to ...
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Overview


This beautiful and inspiring guide gives full instructions using step-by-step photographs on the techniques and stitches needed for silk shading. There are four exquisite projects to create.Learn how to transfer a design, prepare the fabric, frame up and then work silk shading. You are now ready to create four exquisite designs, featuring climbing leaves, tulips, a butterfly and dog roses. Both beginners and experienced embroiderers will be inspired by this beautiful guide to silk shading.
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Editorial Reviews

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"Explains the techniques perfectly and shows the stitcher in detail how to blend and merge colors."  —Classic Stitches

"This helpful primer shows you that [thread painting] is a lot easier than it looks and is remarkably addictive."  —MyShelf.com

"This book will not only teach you the basics but will get you full of energy to start."  —Euro-Reviews

"Four projects show you how to create beautifully shaded embroideries."  —Stitch

"The results are definitely rewarding and I can see how lovely pieces of work reflecting nature can be created."  —Pentacle

"Exquisite designs which will inspire beginners and experienced embroiderers."  —West Country Embroiderers Newsletter

Pentacle
The results are definitely rewarding and I can see how lovely pieces of work reflecting nature can be created.
West Country Embroiderers Newsletter
Exquisite designs which will inspire beginners and experienced embroiderers.
Euro-Reviews
This book will not only teach you the basics but will get you full of energy to start.
Stitch
Four projects show you how to create beautifully shaded embroideries.
Classic Stitches
Explains the techniques perfectly and shows the stitcher in detail how to blend and merge colors.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781844481125
  • Publisher: Search Press, Limited
  • Publication date: 12/1/2007
  • Series: Beginner's Guide to
  • Pages: 64
  • Sales rank: 302,461
  • Product dimensions: 7.64 (w) x 9.78 (h) x 0.22 (d)

Meet the Author


Clare Hanham owns Vine Embroidery, teaches embroidery classes, designs and embroiders ecclesiastical pieces, and restores antique embroidery.
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