Figures can bring an embroidery to life, but they are tricky to do well. This book guides you through the materials, stitches, body parts, and clothes to give you the confidence and skills to embroider a figure and experiment, using your creative inspiration. With more than 400 color photographs, it gives key information for getting started, creating designs, and preparing embroideries; techniques for making three-dimensional forms using stitching and padding techniques; clear instruction for mastering stitches; and ideas for using them creatively. Specific advice is given for embroidering the face, hair, hands, and feet as well as ideas for using stitching embellishments, such as beads, sequins, buttons, ribbons, feathers, and jewelry charms. Step-by-step projects demonstrate a range of beautiful styles and techniques.
|Publisher:||Crowood Press, The|
|Product dimensions:||8.50(w) x 10.25(h) x 0.30(d)|
About the Author
Angela Bishop completed her training at the Royal School of Needlework before setting up her own business, Eternal Embroidery.