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Embroidery: A beginner's step-by-step guide to stiches and techniques

More than 70 Stitches; Instructions for Hand & Machine Methods, Plus Regional Traditions

Author - Charlotte Gerlings
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Perfect for beginners and for those looking for an embroidery refresher course!

An illustrated stitch directory shows how to complete more than 70 types of stitches, arranged by families for ease of reference. Simple practice projects are provided for making a bag keeper and a peacock cushion cover.

  • Illustrated stitch directory with more than 70 types, arranged in families for ease of reference
  • Step-by-step exercises, projects, and instructions for transferring designs
  • Advice on equipment & materials, including matching and preparing threads and fabrics
  • Regional styles of embroidery from around the world
You'll receive step-by-step instruction for preparing and matching threads and fabrics, working with hoops and frames, and transferring designs.

This guide to embroidery by both hand and machine offers practical advice on equipment, materials, methods, and techniques. Includes step-by-step instructions, practice projects, and an illustrated stitch directory.

Designed with the absolute beginner in mind, this book also serves as an excellent refresher course. It offers a handy guide to embroidery by both hand and machine, with practical advice on equipment, materials, methods, and techniques. Readers receive step-by-step instruction for preparing and matching threads and fabrics, working with hoops and frames, and transferring designs. An illustrated stitch directory shows how to complete more than 70 types of stitches, arranged by families for ease of reference. Simple practice projects are provided for making a bag keeper and a peacock cushion cover.

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Weight 0.425000
Pages 48
Size 8.858" x 11.02" x .1811"
Author Charlotte Gerlings
Author Charlotte Gerlings
Region United States
Subscription Length 1 Years
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Charlotte Gerlings is an expert in several art mediums, including needlecraft and fabric arts. She graduated in Publishing from Oxford Polytechnic (now Oxford Brookes University) and since then has worked as a book designer, writer and editor. She lives in South West London and is currently studying at Wimbledon School of Art for her MA in Fine Art. She is the author of several books, including Sewing, Patchwork, Cross Stitch, Knitting & Crochet, and 100 Great Artists.