Techniques & PatternsBook - 2005
More than 100 stitches, organized by type and illustrated in close-up color photographs, plus a host of patterns and techniques, make this the ultimate luxurious reference for embroiderers. At 256 pages, it's comprehensive and a superb value, filled with ideas for creating a variety of looks, highlights, and ornamental elements. In detail, it covers selecting the best textiles, preparing the fabric, and choosing the tools. There's also a complete "Embroiderer's ABCs" to start beginners off. Featuring such lovely stitches as the daisy, feather, and fishbone outline--all presented in simple steps--these beautiful projects range from Jeweled Buttons to a charming Advent Calendar. A Selection of the Crafters Choice Book Club.
Publisher: New York : Sterling Publishing, 2005.
Branch Call Number: 746.44 B356
Characteristics: 256 p. : ill. (chiefly col.)