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

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

byCharlotte Gerlings

Paperback | September 1, 2013

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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.

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 M...

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Title:Embroidery: A Beginner's Step-by-Step Guide to Stiches and TechniquesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 11.02 × 8.8 × 0.18 inPublished:September 1, 2013Publisher:FOX CHAPEL PUBLISHINGLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1574215000

ISBN - 13:9781574215007

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