THE CONSTANCE HOWARD BOOK OF STITCHES

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The Constance Howard Book Of Stitches

Author : Constance Howard
ISBN : 0713489383
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 26.17 MB
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Embroidery legend Constance Howard brings her formidable knowledge of embroidery together with a creative and innovative approach to stitch. Demonstrating how spectacular textures, patterns and effects can be achieved in a few simple steps, this comprehensive guide encourages embroiderers to use stitch to its full potential, experiment with their own ideas and, above all, enjoy using stitch. The versatility and scope of stitching is fully explored here. Working stitch in different threads, changing the scale and pacing, working carefully and freely, combining stitches to make new ones and altering the angle of the stitch are all considered. Each technique is easy-to-follow, with simple instructions and clear diagrams.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

The Constance Howard Book Of Stitches

Author : Constance Howard
ISBN : 0713410051
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 82.61 MB
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Embroidery legend Constance Howard brings her formidable knowledge of embroidery together with a creative and innovative approach to stitch. Demonstrating how spectacular textures, patterns and effects can be achieved in a few simple steps, this comprehensive guide encourages embroiderers to use stitch to its full potential, experiment with their own ideas and, above all, enjoy using stitch.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Embroidery And Colour

Author : Constance Howard
ISBN : 0442235569
Genre : Color in textile crafts
File Size : 29.37 MB
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Category: Color in textile crafts

Stitch Magic

Author : Jan Beaney
ISBN : 071348960X
Genre : Embroidery
File Size : 83.52 MB
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'Stitch Magic' is an animated celebration of the magic of hand stitching by two internationally renowned embroiderers. Using the wide range of fabrics, threads and materials now available, Jan Beaney and Jean Littlejohn give aspiring and knowledgeable embroiderers alike the inspiration to experiment with the basic hand stitches to create infinite stitch interpretations. Over 100 sumptuous photographs of stitched pieces introduce a breathtaking range of new work by the authors as well as stitching from different cultures and a selection of other contemporary work. These examples are accompanied by detailed captions explaining the working methods. Complete with stitch diagrams showing the different design applications of the stitches and a comprehensive glossary, this is a colourful sourcebook of ideas for embroiderers wanting to exploit the compelling texture of stitch.
Category: Embroidery

Raised Quilt And Stitch

Author : Sylvia Critcher
ISBN : 1782210148
Genre : Quilting
File Size : 32.44 MB
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Over the course of her long and creative career, quilting expert Sylvia Critcher has established her own unique process for combining raised quilt and stitch techniques to create wonderful effects. Sylvia's method features a variety of quilting and raised embroidery techniques including trapunto, Italian quilting, le boutis, French-style cording and English quilting. The book will guide you through the history and context of these traditional techniques and show you how to combine them with the necessary stitches to create Sylvia's distinctive style of work. This book will show you exactly how Sylvia creates her richly textured surfaces by following a simple step-by-step pincushion project from start to finish. The process is broken down into key stages, and clear illustrations are given to guide the reader through the process. All the instructions and templates needed to create nine further contemporary projects are given: a ring pillow, chair cushion, bag, needlecase, lap quilt, runner, table centre, wall hanging and full-size quilt. All the templates required are given at actual size in a handy pull-out section. The book also contains a helpful section on developing designs and a gallery of beautiful pieces to inspire.
Category: Quilting

Sublime Stitching

Author : Jenny Hart
ISBN : 9780811879019
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 60.23 MB
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Elizabeth Taylor, Carrie Fisher, Tracey Ullman, and Laura Dern all own her work. Now, in her much-anticipated first book, embroidery pioneer Jenny Hart brings her sublime designs to everyone. Expanding on the offerings of her Stitch-It Kit, Sublime Stitching offers all the instructions, tips, and hip patterns needed to create hundreds of stylish projects. Perfect for stitchers of all experience levels, this charmingly photographed book includes simple directions and inspiring project ideas for stitching up jeans, handbags, neckties, baby bibs, and more. Best of all are the entirely original, ready-to-use iron-on patterns bound in the back. Jenny has included all sorts of delightful designsfrom cheeky margaritas and maracas to classic teapots and cupcakes. These patterns are easy to remove after using, and a cinch to store in the handy pockets on the inside covers. Believe it or not, each pattern can be used up to nine times. Now that's sublime.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Contemporary Embroidery

Author : Anne Morrell
ISBN : 0289801052
Genre : Art
File Size : 75.80 MB
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Introduces the different embroidered works and styles of thirty-eight artists
Category: Art