Intended for both beginners and experienced embroiderers, this book opens with an explanation of the difference between freeform embroidery and other types of stitchery, and then describes the required materials and the techniques readers must master. Complementing her text with diagrams and step-by-step instructions, Author Deena Beverly explains how to create a wide variety of both simple and complex stitches. Needlecrafters will find answers to commonly-asked questions that include--
She also advises on adding professional finishing touches, such as framing or lacing a completed piece, and she offers practical tips on cleaning and restoring embroidered pieces. The book features approximately 100 illustrations in color and black and white.
|Publisher:||Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated|
|Product dimensions:||6.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.90(d)|
About the Author
Deena Beverley contributes regularly to general interest and specialist magazines, such as Stitch and Embroidery. She has also written many books on crafts, interiors, and lifestyle topics. Deena runs workshops and is a specialist visiting tutor at graduate and postgraduate levels in traditional and innovative textile techniques.