Little Book of Parterre and Knot Gardens in French Knots

Little Book of Parterre and Knot Gardens in French Knots

by Christine Harris
     
 

If you're looking for a simple and versatile stitch to make elegant formal needlework creations, you'll want to add French knots to your embroidery collection. The 10 projects featured here showcase designs inspired by 17th-century strolling gardens. With needles, threads, fabrics, and embroidery hoops, soon you'll enjoy your own miniature gardens, complete with…  See more details below

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If you're looking for a simple and versatile stitch to make elegant formal needlework creations, you'll want to add French knots to your embroidery collection. The 10 projects featured here showcase designs inspired by 17th-century strolling gardens. With needles, threads, fabrics, and embroidery hoops, soon you'll enjoy your own miniature gardens, complete with colorful flowerbeds, hedges, and footpaths. Instructions cover stitching techniques, transferring and outlining the design, and tips on care and maintenance of your lovely finished projects. You can stay with the exact threads and colors listed, or experiment with your own, to create so many different personalized pieces that you'll never run out of ways to celebrate one of the most graceful of all needlework styles. 5 1/2 X 6. All in Color

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781863512824
Publisher:
Milner, Sally Publishing Pty, Limited
Publication date:
12/31/2001
Series:
Milner Craft Series
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
5.64(w) x 6.30(h) x 0.37(d)

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