Embroidery: 35 Projects to Decorate, Celebrate, and Embellish

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35 embroidery projects to decorate, celebrate, and embellish

For more than 75 years the Better Homes and Gardens brand has been one of America's most trusted sources for information on decorating and crafting. Now, with refreshing ideas, clear directions, and beautiful photographs, the brand will inspire sewers and quilters of all skill levels to create stunning, one-of-a-kind embroidery projects.

Embroidery features 35 embroidery and ...

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Overview

35 embroidery projects to decorate, celebrate, and embellish

For more than 75 years the Better Homes and Gardens brand has been one of America's most trusted sources for information on decorating and crafting. Now, with refreshing ideas, clear directions, and beautiful photographs, the brand will inspire sewers and quilters of all skill levels to create stunning, one-of-a-kind embroidery projects.

Embroidery features 35 embroidery and needlecraft projects covering basic embroidery, crewel, cross stitch, ribbon embroidery, sashiko, and redwork. Full-size patterns are offered for all projects, complete with full-color photography, diagrams, concise instructions, and schematic illustrations to ease completion. A back to basics section helps beginners get started, but this title is also suited for advanced sewers and quilters or veteran crafters.

  • 35 embroidery and needlecraft projects allow crafters of all stripes to create gorgeous embroidered pieces or embellish finished items
  • All projects are beautiful and artfully photographed
  • Projects are achievable for sewers of any skill level

With Embroidery's comprehensive, friendly approach, you'll be well on your way to creating beautiful embroidery projects perfect for giving and decorating in no time.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118083352
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Publication date: 8/21/2012
  • Series: Better Homes and Gardens Cooking Series , #26
  • Edition description: Original
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 1,367,974
  • Product dimensions: 8.10 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

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The iconic Better Homes and Gardens brand is one of America's most trusted sources for information on cooking, gardening, home improvement, home design, decorating, and crafting. Today, the brand encompasses books, magazines, and digital media.

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Table of Contents

home

Sweet Botanical 8

Before and After  12

Stitches for the Kitchen  24

Ribbon Beauty 26

Let There Be Light 36

Welcome Cottage 38

Love Note 44

Pieced Together  48

Sweet Slumber  50

HOLIDAY

Old-World Ornaments  56

Sparkle and Shine 62

Swedish Noel 65

Holiday Hang-Up  68

Elfin Stockings  70

Cross-Stitched Ho Ho Ho 74

Banner Holiday  76

Holiday Classics 82

Pumpkin Perfect  86

Halloween Queen 90

basics

Tools 134

Getting Started  137

Basic Stitches  138

Finishing 143

Sources 144

GIFTS

Stuffed Mushroom  96

From the Garden 100

Stitched Sentiments  102

All Abloom 108

Relax and Revive 110

Vintage Style 114

Made From Scratch  116

Asian Influence 122

Autumn Pincushion Duo 124

Halloween Friends  130

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