48 pages, 11.02 × 8.8 × 0.1 in
September 1, 2013
FOX CHAPEL PUBLISHING
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1574215000
ISBN - 13: 9781574215007
From the Publisher
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.
From the Jacket
Perfect for complete beginners or anyone who just wants to refresh her skills, Embroidery is your step-by-step guide to every aspect of this rewarding craft. With practical advice on tools and techniques, simple practice projects, and an illustrated stitch directory, this book will inspire creative stitchers everywhere. Inside you'll find: ? Step-by-step instructions and clear illustrations ? Advice on equipment, materials, methods, and techniques ? Illustrated stitch directory for more than 70 types of stitches ? Different styles of folk embroidery from around the world ? Simple practice projects to try at home Other Craft Workbook titles: o Beading o Cross Stitch o Knitting & Crochet o Patchwork o Quilting & Appliqué o Sewing o Soft Toys
About the Author
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.