Hip to Stitch (PagePerfect NOOK Book) [NOOK Book]

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Ideas for embellishing beautiful garments and home decor to add personal touches are presented with easy, step-by-step instructions, illustrations, and 38 stitch techniques and 20 hand-embroidered projects, in this stylish stitching how-to. Included are motifs to dress up a skirt, day tripper bags, a guitar pick case, a picnic baby bib, a butterfly picture frame, hand-embroidered pillows, stitched note cards, and heirloom scrapbooks. Throughout the book are helpful tips and hints such as hiding knots and thread ...
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Hip to Stitch (PagePerfect NOOK Book)

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Overview


Ideas for embellishing beautiful garments and home decor to add personal touches are presented with easy, step-by-step instructions, illustrations, and 38 stitch techniques and 20 hand-embroidered projects, in this stylish stitching how-to. Included are motifs to dress up a skirt, day tripper bags, a guitar pick case, a picnic baby bib, a butterfly picture frame, hand-embroidered pillows, stitched note cards, and heirloom scrapbooks. Throughout the book are helpful tips and hints such as hiding knots and thread tails, sewing a pocket, making durable stitches, and working with silk and wire. In addition to teaching the basics, this guide can make projects ambitious by experimenting with stitches and the number and placement of motifs so that even experienced stitchers will find renewed inspiration for embroidery.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781620330081
  • Publisher: Interweave Press, LLC
  • Publication date: 4/1/2005
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 128
  • File size: 18 MB
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Meet the Author


Melinda Barta is the managing editor of Beadwork magazine, the former projects editor of PieceWork magazine, and the author of Hip to Stitch. She lives in Fort Collins, Colorado.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 1, 2006

    The only how-to embroidery book you will need

    This is the book I have been looking for but didn't know it. The book is organized extremely well with tons of photos and how-to shots. She explains over 30 stitches and then has bunches of projects to go with under the headings of for keeps, for gifting, and for the home. There is also another table of contents opposite the main page listing tips and techniques to make your work awesome like how to back, how to make your own tea towels, how to bind a book, tips for iron transfers, etc.... This book is a keeper!

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