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Embroidered Memories: 375 Embroidery Designs * 2 Alphabets * 13 Basic Stitches * For Crazy Quilts, Clothing, Accessories...
     

Embroidered Memories: 375 Embroidery Designs * 2 Alphabets * 13 Basic Stitches * For Crazy Quilts, Clothing, Accessories...

by Brian Haggard
 

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Brian Haggard’s back…with a rich compendium bursting with hundreds of embroidery designs for quilting, wearables, gifts, and more. Full-size patterns (reduce or enlarge as needed for any project) for elegant lettering, flowers and vines, plus vintage and whimsical images can be traced or printed on transfer paper. Learn 13 basic stitches and how to mix

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Brian Haggard’s back…with a rich compendium bursting with hundreds of embroidery designs for quilting, wearables, gifts, and more. Full-size patterns (reduce or enlarge as needed for any project) for elegant lettering, flowers and vines, plus vintage and whimsical images can be traced or printed on transfer paper. Learn 13 basic stitches and how to mix and match 375 elements (plus 2 alphabets) to create a design that reflects your memories. Pay tribute to your heritage, celebrate your family, or show off your own personal flair with loving needlework. Includes beautiful gallery images of embroidered projects that are sure to inspire.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
Brian’s second book promises to be a fantastic and inspirational journey through embroidery. His first book, Crazy Quilted Memories, is just incredible – visually, creatively. He transforms the already brilliant and unique art of crazy quilting into something more brilliant and unique. So we have a lot of faith in him, here.
--Generation Q Magazine; 11/15/12

A modern book with vintage flair! Brian Haggard shares his passion for embroidery with 15 beautiful stitches and 300 embroidery designs. Anyone who loves all things embroidered, and all things Victorian, will truly enjoy this book!
--Quilter's Connection Magazine; 3/6/13

11/15/12 Generation Q Magazine
Brian’s second book promises to be a fantastic and inspirational journey through embroidery. His first book, Crazy Quilted Memories, is just incredible—visually, creatively. He transforms the already brilliant and unique art of crazy quilting into something more brilliant and unique. So we have a lot of faith in him, here.
3/6/13 Quilter's Connection Magazine
A modern book with vintage flair! Brian Haggard shares his passion for embroidery with 15 beautiful stitches and 300 embroidery designs. Anyone who loves all things embroidered, and all things Victorian, will truly enjoy this book!
August/September 2014 Stitch
Embroidery has long been a way of celebrating and commemorating special events and people. From samplers wishing newlyweds good luck, to crazy quilts made from a toddler’s beloved outgrown clothes, the human drive to preserve memories through stitched textiles is a venerable tradition, which shows no sign of abating.

Brian Haggard’s book delivers exactly what it promises, detailing precisely how to 'capture your treasured moments with creative embroidery.'

A clever blend of inspirational pictures of finished items is combined with a generous array of trace-off designs including two beautiful alphabets, enabling you to produce truly personalized items with ease.

The gallery section is spectacular in scope and style. My particular favourite is an elegant wing chair immaculately upholstered in cream linen. The central vertical panel makes a perfect backdrop for photographs of the author’s grandmothers. Beautifully rendered in sepia, their images are accompanied by embroidered names, dates, sentimental items and other memorabilia. This work of art offers stitchers a wonderful way of incorporating this sort of embroidery into a room which really can’t absorb another cushion, quilt or picture!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781607055709
Publisher:
C & T Publishing
Publication date:
12/16/2012
Pages:
80
Sales rank:
703,945
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Brian Haggard learned how to quilt from his grandmother when he was a young boy. He enjoys crazy quilting, embroidery, dollmaking, and interior design. He stitches together his altered art quilts in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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