Sweet Stitches from the Heart: More Than 70 Project Ideas and 900 Stitch Motifs for Angels, Teddies, Fairies, Hearts, and Alphabets, Plus Essential Embroidery and Cross-Stitch Techniques

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Sweet Stitches from the Heart offers embroideristas only the sweetest, most charming embroidery and cross-stitch motifs. Your heart will melt at these frolicking fairies, globe-trotting teddy bears, tender alphabets, and other whimsical designs that embellish gifts, garments, linens, and decorative items for the home. Whether you’re new to needlecrafts or have been stitching for years, Sweet Stitches from the Heart will be your go-to resource with essential techniques, 70 beautiful project ideas, and more than ...
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Overview

Sweet Stitches from the Heart offers embroideristas only the sweetest, most charming embroidery and cross-stitch motifs. Your heart will melt at these frolicking fairies, globe-trotting teddy bears, tender alphabets, and other whimsical designs that embellish gifts, garments, linens, and decorative items for the home. Whether you’re new to needlecrafts or have been stitching for years, Sweet Stitches from the Heart will be your go-to resource with essential techniques, 70 beautiful project ideas, and more than 900 motifs. The “Get Stitching” section gives you the basics that you need to get started, including materials and tools, basic stitches, and working with color. You’ll also find instructions for sewing simple projects, like pillows, coverlets, and baby bibs. Of course, you can embellish just about anything with the variety of motifs included here. Let your imagination take flight with these inspiring ideas, and discover how sweet stitching is. 
 
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780307586889
  • Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 9/13/2011
  • Edition description: Original
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 1,231,984
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

ANNE SOHIER-FOURNEL, AGNES DELAGE-CALVET, and ISABELLE LELOUP are designers and experienced teachers of embroidery and other needlearts. FREDERIC LUCANO, HORIKI MORI, and RICHARD BOUTIN are commercial photographers specializing in fashion and home décor.
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  • Posted November 30, 2011

    Lots of adorable ideas!

    If you are an embroidery or cross stitch aficionado, you¿ll find tons of ideas in Sweet Stitches from the Heart. Or, if you¿d like to learn, they also walk you through all the basic stitches. There are also lots of suggestions for ways to apply these cute, little embellishments. Plain shirts, pillow cases or even a cell phone case are turned into keepsakes with these adorable, modern motifs. You can even add these pretty details on things like lampshades and backpacks. Fairies, cupids, hearts, butterflies, strawberries and angel wings are just a few of the beautiful suggestions in Sweet Stitches from the Heart. There are more than nine hundred motifs with over seventy project ideas to make something that will be appreciated for many years.

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