The All-You-Need-to-Know Guide to Surface Stitching
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This lavishly illustrated must-have guide for anyone who's ever wanted to expand their embroidery skills brings together the most popular variations so that you can try them all. Written by experts in the field, chapters cover the basic techniques, materials, frames and stitches for hardanger, goldwork, stumpwork, silk shading, crewel work, Mountmellick and blackwork. Instructions for the stitches include nice big step-by-step photos and diagrams and most of them also come with full-sized patterns. Each chapter also features multiple examples of beautiful work. Once you learn a new technique, you'll be able to put your new skills to use with gorgeous projects, including a stumpwork flower with needlelace petals and leaves.
Softcover Book : 272 pages
Publisher: Search Press Ltd. ( March 01, 2012 )
Item #: 13-532694
Product Weight: 40.0 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
I was really disappointed because all this is is a complilation of a number of other books I already have (the books of blackwork, goldwork, etc.). I thought the pictures looked familiar as I was glancing at it when I first got it. I took out my other books and, lo and behold, the pictures, text, etc. was the same. This is a nice book if you don't have any of the others - but if you do it is a total waste.