Scandinavian Stitch Craft: Unique Projects and Patterns for Inspired Embroidery

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From food and fashion to home furnishings and architecture, Scandinavian style has come to dominate the global design sphere. Highlighting traditional Swedish embroidery techniques and featuring easy instruction, Scandinavian Stitch Craft will be an inspiration to modern crafters. Through thirty inspiring projects, Holmberg highlights many of Sweden’s traditional embroidery stitches and uses them in new and exciting combinations. The projects can be used to make new buys more personal, to embroider clothes that ...

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Overview

From food and fashion to home furnishings and architecture, Scandinavian style has come to dominate the global design sphere. Highlighting traditional Swedish embroidery techniques and featuring easy instruction, Scandinavian Stitch Craft will be an inspiration to modern crafters. Through thirty inspiring projects, Holmberg highlights many of Sweden’s traditional embroidery stitches and uses them in new and exciting combinations. The projects can be used to make new buys more personal, to embroider clothes that you already have in your wardrobe, or to brighten up a flea-market bargain. Also included is information about materials used, tips and tricks, descriptions of the various stitches, and removable pattern templates which can be used to create your own works.

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The Crafty Princess Diaries blog
“For anyone who enjoys needlework, this is a wonderful book…”
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762448548
  • Publisher: Running Press Book Publishers
  • Publication date: 5/7/2013
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 770,660
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Karin Holmberg was trained at Stockholm’s School of Textile Art. The runaway popularity of her blog (Karin’s Embroidery) has made Karin a stitching superstar in her native Sweden. This is her first book.

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Table of Contents


Foreword
Regional Stitches
Descriptions
Material
Tools
Tracing a Pattern
Technique and Care
Embroidery School
Pattern Sheets
Thanks, Addresses, and Sources
Index
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