Embroidery: Techniques & Patterns

Embroidery: Techniques & Patterns

by Marie-Noëlle Bayard, Place des Place des Editeurs, Charlie Abad, Place des Editeurs
     
 
More than 100 stitches, organized by type and illustrated in close-up color photographs, plus a host of patterns and techniques, make this the ultimate luxurious reference for embroiderers. It’s comprehensive and a superb value, filled with ideas for creating a variety of looks, highlights, and ornamental elements. In detail, it covers selecting the best

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More than 100 stitches, organized by type and illustrated in close-up color photographs, plus a host of patterns and techniques, make this the ultimate luxurious reference for embroiderers. It’s comprehensive and a superb value, filled with ideas for creating a variety of looks, highlights, and ornamental elements. In detail, it covers selecting the best textiles, preparing the fabric, and choosing the tools. There’s also a complete “Embroiderer’s ABCs” to start beginners off. Featuring such lovely stitches as the daisy, feather, and fishbone outline—all presented in simple steps—these beautiful projects range from Jeweled Buttons to a charming Advent Calendar.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402747410
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
02/01/2007
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(d)

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