Embroidery: A Beginner's Step-by-Step Guide to Stiches and Techniques

Paperback | September 1, 2013

byCharlotte Gerlings

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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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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 wit...

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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 fi...

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 M...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 11.02 × 8.8 × 0.2 inPublished:September 1, 2013Publisher:Fox Chapel PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1574215000

ISBN - 13:9781574215007

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