White on White: Elegant Designs to Stitch

White on White: Elegant Designs to Stitch

by Janet Haigh
     
 
Concentrating on simple techniques using white and neutral fabrics, threads, and beads together with elegant but easy-to-work designs, this project book offers first-time stitchers and experienced embroiderers a hands-on guide to creating designs that have traditional roots but a modern look. Simple hand-worked embroidery, naturally colored fabrics, and several

Overview

Concentrating on simple techniques using white and neutral fabrics, threads, and beads together with elegant but easy-to-work designs, this project book offers first-time stitchers and experienced embroiderers a hands-on guide to creating designs that have traditional roots but a modern look. Simple hand-worked embroidery, naturally colored fabrics, and several cross-craft techniques combine to create 12 striking projects with 20 elegant and contemporary designs. The embroidery projects, each presented with step-by-step instructions and color illustrations, include an embellished linen heart, a drawn-threadwork throw, an embroidered tote bag, a pair of lace-edged slippers, a beaded evening bag, a beaded choker, a glamorous quilted gauze pillow, and a beaded patchwork picture frame. Information on basic embroidery techniques, choosing fabrics and equipment, and resizing and transferring designs is also provided.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781931499866
Publisher:
Interweave Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/01/2005
Series:
Simply Stitched series
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Janet Haigh is an internationally known embroiderer and the author of Color on Color, Crazy Patchwork, and The Embroiderer's Floral.

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