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Embroidery

Author : DK Publishing
ISBN : 1465436030
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Embroidery is the ultimate stitch dictionary and the ideal guide to embroidery, whatever your level of expertise. The perfect reference guide to needlework, Embroidery is a comprehensive guide to inspire and inform sewers of all levels. Find advice on which thread, needles, or fabrics work with which techniques, and take a look at an incredible 200 stitches — with levels of difficulty, step-by-step instructions, and ideas on where and how to use them. This practical guide covers sewing tips for dressmaking, needlepoint, and embroidery stitches, with detailed information simply presented in illustration-rich pages. WithEmbroidery it's easy to find exactly which stitch is right for your next sewing project.

The Embroidery Book

Author : Christen Brown
ISBN : 9781617452253
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 56. 55 MB
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“A spectacular encyclopedia of embroidery, sharing valuable techniques passed down through the generations . . . you’ll wonder how you ever worked without it.” —Sew Magazine Enjoy the tranquility of slow stitching with this step-by-step, visual guide to 149 embroidery stitches, motifs, and extras. Go beyond basic color theory–robust color charts take the guesswork out of choosing thread, silk ribbon, buttons, beads, and trims. Then take your embroidery to the next level with luxurious seam treatments and stunning stand-alone designs. Bestselling author Christen Brown’s traditional and contemporary techniques are showcased in a colorful gallery of crazy-quilted projects. “An overview of embroidery stitches and techniques as well as inspiration for embroidery projects . . . She dissects several of her pieces, summarizing the color palette, decorative elements, and stitches used.” —Library Journal

The Embroidery Book

Author : Una Stubbs
ISBN : 1850291802
Genre : Embroidery
File Size : 63. 45 MB
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Mary Thomas S Embroidery Book

Author : Mary Thomas
ISBN : 9780486245300
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 21. 18 MB
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This comprehensive survey of the traditional embroidery arts covers everything from appliqué to smocking. Over thirty different types of traditional needlework are introduced, including black work, cut work, Hardanger embroidery, Jacobean embroidery, patchwork, quilting, and more. Instructions. Helpful hints on materials and equipment. 421 black-and-white illustrations.

Embroidered Portraits

Author : Jan Messent
ISBN : 1844487415
Genre : Art
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"With a different and delightfully practical approach to a traditional and time-honored subject, Jan Messent shows you how to create portraits in stitch. There are simple instructions for shaping and padding different-angled heads, creating faces, adding features and stitching the hair and garments, as well as explorations of the most suitable fabrics, stitches, threads and embellishments to use. Within this book you will discover a host of personalities, including a mysterious white Edwardian lady, the formidable Bess of Hardwicke and a 'book-box' that opens to reveal exquisite renditions of Cinderella and Prince Charming. All of Jan's portraits are filled with character and charm, and have a timeless appeal that will enthral and excite textile artists and embroiderers alike"--Dust jacket cover.

Embroidery Stitches Step By Step

Author : Lucinda Ganderton
ISBN : 9780241428962
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Join the embroidery revolution with this complete illustrated guide. Full of inspirational ideas and practical advice on stitches for embroidery, needlepoint, and dressmaking. Step-by-step instructions and clear photographs show you how to complete more than 200 stitches. Packed with everything you need to choose the right thread, needles, and fabrics. Invaluable for beginners and full of ideas for the accomplished stitcher, this is the perfect handbook for creative stitching.

The Embroidery Book

Author : Winifred M. Clarke
ISBN : OCLC:1556054
Genre : Embroidery
File Size : 27. 83 MB
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The New Anchor Book Of Freestyle Embroidery Stitches

Author : Anchor Book
ISBN : 0715319175
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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The decorative and creative possibilities of freestyle embroidery are explored to the fullest in this indispensable book. Starting by covering basic techniques such as selecting fabrics and threads, transferring an embroidery design to fabric, and working with a hoop or frame, it goes on to explain 48 stitches in step-by-step detail. These are listed alphabetically, from Antwerp Edging to Wheatear Stitch, for ease. It is often said that an embroiderer can create beautiful work from just a few stitches; however the 16 new and original designs included show just how effective the varied selection of stitches can be to add texture to a design and take embroidery into another dimension. Celebration designs, fantastic flowers and lovely landscapes will inspire the embroiderer to begin extending their stitch repertoire today.

The Embroidered Garden

Author : Kazuko Aoki
ISBN : 9781611802665
Genre : Decoration and ornament
File Size : 85. 8 MB
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Whimsical, beautiful embroidery motifs created by an avid gardener--stitch roses, bees, or whole garden scenes. Kazuko Aoki has a unique talent for translating the beauty of the garden with needle and thread. By offering forty motifs, Aoki invites us to explore her gardens through embroidery. The forty motifs explore the roses and wildflowers that appear season to season, as well as the bees and butterflies that enjoy their nectar. The designs here are exquisite, detailed, and artfullly rendered. Beyond the motifs themselves, Aoki also presents projects that feature the embroidery: brooches, notebook covers, pin cushions, and pouches. For those new to embroidery, detailed how-to illustrations are included.

The Embroidery Book

Author : W. M. Clarke
ISBN : OCLC:500253939
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Simply Samplers

Author : Cheryl Fall
ISBN : 9780811712927
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 47. 42 MB
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A sampler is a project made from a "sampling" of different stitches or different motifs. Once the learning tool that helped generations of girls master basic needlework skills, this traditional project is still a great way to learn and practice embroidery skills—as well as a creative way to add color to a room or a fabric item. • Covers samplers in several different styles: cross-stitch, counted thread, surface, and freestyle embroidery • Creative uses for sampler art beyond the basic wall hanging: gift bags, ornaments, scarves, tote bags, and more • Includes a how-to section with step-by-step instructions for basic embroidery stitches and sewing skills • 16 projects for decorative sampler designs plus creative variations • A NeedleKnowledge® Book

Hand Embroidery Stitches For Everyone 2nd Edition

Author : Juby Aleyas Koll
ISBN : 9789353615925
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 55. 51 MB
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Hand Embroidery Stitches for Everyone, 2nd Edition, is the ultimate stitch guide to embroidery, whatever your level of expertise is. At 600 pages, this book is a definitive guide to different stitches for various needlework and crafting projects. It has a Picture Dictionary of 306 hand embroidery stitches, including cross-stitching and needlepoint stitches. The technique to each stitch is explained step-by-step with pictures that can be zoomed-in to see better and bigger. Each stitch comes with a small description along with information on the difficulty level, the uses, and alternate names. All the stitches are neatly categorized into Stitch Families to make it easy for you to choose the best one for your projects. This eBook is interactive with a clickable picture dictionary and links for easy navigation. If you are an absolute beginner, there are three entire sections to orient and prepare you for this art. You will find methods to handle needles, threads, fabric, hoops, and other tools, making it an ideal reference guide. This book also gives interesting information on traditional embroidery forms, and the origin and history of many stitches, which can inspire learners of all levels to explore more. A section on helpful tips is a bonus and gives you information that will make your stitching experience better. What’s more? You don’t have to worry about how to practice all these stitches. Find a section on easy and printable patterns, making this the all-in-all eBook for hand embroidery. _____________________ The Hand Embroidery Stitch Book includes: • 306 hand embroidery stitches with step-by-step photographic illustrations • A categorized picture dictionary with 20 Stitch Families for easy selection • Helpful tips for better stitch experience • Good practices and common mistakes • All about hand embroidery tools and supplies • Drawing, tracing, and transferring patterns • Hooping the fabric, separating the floss, and threading the needle • Multiple methods for starting and finishing a stitch • Color wheel and guide for picking colors • Printable patterns, with stitch guides and ideas • Sample embroidery for each stitch family • History and maps of traditional embroidery styles

The Embroidery Book

Author : Evelyn Parsons (author of The embroidery book)
ISBN : OCLC:1032668100
Genre : Embroidery
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Boho Embroidery

Author : Nichole Vogelsinger
ISBN : 194065520X
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Let's talk about tools -- Let's talk about my favorite stitches -- Let's talk about fabric -- Let's talk about stitching outside the hoop -- Let's talk about inspiration to stitch -- Let's talk about thrifting for old treasures -- Let's talk about stitching what you see.

The New Anchor Book Of Blackwork Embroidery Stitches

Author : Anchor Book
ISBN : 0715319299
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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The Anchor Embroidery Series offers the perfect introduction to popular embroidery techniques. Blackwork is a counted thread embroidery technique in which repetitive patterns are used to fill outlined areas. This book covers the materials and equipment needed, the essential stitches, and outlines in step-by-step detail the working of 49 infill patterns. It is sure to become an indispensable reference for stitchers. Blackwork was originally so called because black thread was most often used on white fabrics, but many of the 16 original charted designs provided show how this technique can just as effectively be worked with colored threads on colored fabrics. The beautiful designs include ringing Christmas bells, a charming country cottage, delicate florals and an exotic oriental fan and kimono. There are also ideas for how the delightful designs can be used to create a selection of small projects.

Big Book Of Embroidery

Author : Renee Mery
ISBN : 1947163280
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 51. 90 MB
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A visual encyclopedia of stitches, the Big Book of Embroidery is the essential, go-to reference guide for both beginner and experienced embroiderers. Containing 237 popular embroidery stitches and techniques for loop stitches, straight stitches, woven stitches, and more, this book provides detailed close-up photography and step-by-step illustrations and captions. Followed by 29 projects for décor, shirts, shorts, table linens, and more to practice the skills and designs learned, from snowflakes to succulents, this book is perfect for anyone who wants to learn and master the art of embroidery.

Reader S Digest Complete Book Of Embroidery

Author : Melinda Coss
ISBN : 0895778742
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 77. 10 MB
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Step-by-step instructions detail over one hundred embroidery stitches used in projects such as a baby's bib and a paisley shawl

Plant Lady Embroidery

Author : Applemints
ISBN : 9781631598456
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 38. 20 MB
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Brimming with over 300 botanical motifs, this wonderful resource will provide inspiration and instructions for embroidery artists and flower ladies everywhere. This collection features designs including flowers, ferns, succulents, leaves, bees and garden scenes. The books includes basic embroidery instruction for stitches and transferring designs onto fabric. Original designs and clear instructions make this book a must have for any embroidery enthusiast's library.

Chinese Embroidery

Author : Shao Xiaocheng
ISBN : 1602201595
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 58. 67 MB
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Learn about the history and culture surrounding Chinese embroidery and learn to embroider yourself with this easy-to-follow and beautifully illustrated guide. Embroidery in China is a true art form, one that has been practiced for over 2,000 years. In Chinese Embroidery, you'll discover everything from the history of the art to the different schools in different ages and their styles to knowledge about selection, collection and preservation of embroidered articles. Chinese Embroidery contains over 200 full-color photos of works and step-by-step guides—all of which help to explain and analyze over twenty kinds of needlework and teach comprehensive application of these basic skills. When you reach the end of this book, you'll have learned about twenty different embroidered pieces for daily use and display purposes. Learn about the pattern-oriented art and traditional culture of China at the same time as you master the embroidery craftsmanship unique to China. Stimulate your imagination and creativity as you experience the joy of embroidery with Chinese Embroidery.

Mary Thomas S Embroidery Book

Author : Mary Thomas
ISBN : 9781473389953
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 69. 40 MB
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This early work is a fascinating read for any sewing enthusiast or historian. Its 304 pages are extensively illustrated with diagrams, drawings and photographs forming a complete how-to guide to embroidery that is thoroughly recommended for the shelf of all handicraft lovers. Contents Include: Preface; Acknowledgments; Types of Embroidery: Appliqué Embroidery; Assisi Cross Stitch Embroidery; Black Work; Broderie Anglaise; Canvas Embroidery; Cords, Fringes and Tassels; Couching, Laid and Gold Work; Cross Stitch Embroidery; Cut Work; Darning on Fabric; Double Running; Drawn Fabric Work; Drawn Thread Work; Filet Darning; Florentine Embroidery; Hardanger Embroidery; Hedebo Embroidery; Initials and Monograms; Jacobean Embroidery; Mountmellick Embroidery; Needleweaving; Net Embroidery; Patchwork; Quilting; Samplers; Seams, hems and Faggotting; Shadow Work; Smocking; Stump Work; Tapestry; Technical Hints; List of Illustrations. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

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