Crafters will learn to combine red embroidery floss, red and white fabrics, and simple embroidery stitches to create the sweet designs in this guide. Redwork uses red floss to trace simple line drawings and this book includes more than a dozen unique bird designs. Each twittering bird friend can be embroidered on one of eight featured projects—from a whimsical quilt to a set of tea towels—or added to any item a quilter chooses. Patterns include a Christmas quilt, a table runner, an everyday towel, and an apron.
Combining simple embroidery stitches and red embroidery floss, these projects are easy enough for a beginner and perfect for a seasoned quilter who needs a refresher course in embroidery work. The projects, which make perfect gifts for the contemporary and the traditional home, include a pillow with a matching over-the-door wall quilt, a table runner with matching place mats, a small floral bouquet wall quilt, a sampler quilt, and seven antique seed-packet designs to place on towels. These and original redwork designs can be used in any number of combinations, allowing crafters to create a versatile and varied range of gifts.
Delight that special child in your life with Jan Rapacz's redwork teddy bears. Fun designs in updated vintage style are easy to stitch and add a touch of nostalgia to any baby or child's room. Choose from Jan's nursery-rhyme designs to create the perfect teddy bear quilt or decorative accessory!
More than 40 illustrations enhance this collection of quilted purse designs. By following the sewing and quilting step-by-step instructions, it’s easy for sewing enthusiasts to create any of the 10 designs. Fabric patterns and colors can easily be mixed and matched to personalize projects, and instructions are also included on how to add embellishments such as ruching, braiding, grommets, and rag seams. Projects include Puttin’ on the Ritz, On the Go, Rag Time Blues, On the Town, Sweet and Sassy, and Posy Patchwork.
Work & Play--Redwork Through the Day (Leisure Arts #5274) presents 10 whimsical embroidery designs of youngsters romping, playing games, and doing chores. These irresistibly playful designs are from Dolores Storm of Lakadaisies.com, who has been winning the hearts of stitchers everywhere with her folk-art portrayals of childhood. Each fun design uses only one or two easy embroidery stitches. And did you know? Redwork doesn't have to be red! Use your favorite floss color, and if you want, follow our instructions to use tea or coffee to dye your fabric for an antique folk-art look. 10 designs: Jumping Rope, Driving, Gardening, Ironing, Sewing, Wash A Dish, Along Came a Spider, Fishing, Rocking Baby, and Skating.
Catch the holiday spirit with simple and practical hand-embroidery projects starring St. Nick himself. These 24 whimsical projects are guaranteed to keep you in stitches! Enjoy easy-to-stitch projects that make delightful gifts and festive decorations Stitch charming holiday decor, including tea towels, pillows, pincushions, wall hangings, and more Create custom projects by mixing and matching simple, classic Christmas embroidery motifs
Simple to stitch and so much fun, these whimsical hand-embroidery projects feature winter's most charismatic characters--snowmen. You won't be able to get enough of these roly-poly snowmen as they cook, sew, quilt, and frolic in a winter wonderland created by you! Charming snowman patterns let you showcase your handwork while creating adorable decor Easy, portable projects make great gifts and festive holiday decorations--including a table runner, pillow, ornaments, and more Mix-and-match motifs let you customize your embroidery with just a few simple supplies
New Low Price Give a baby a handmade expression of love. Even beginners will have no problem crocheting these 28 irresistible and classic designs. Every appealing color photo provides artistic guidance, while the basics section supplies all the needed instruction and invaluable tips. You'll learn the specialty stitches that make these projects unique, and get helpful information on proper sizing, adding embellishments, and choosing yarns. Make a pretty pink sundress and matching hat, a super-soft baby blue onesie, or a striped t-shirt. Keep little ones warm and cozy in the hooded jacket, under a cream-colored blanket with green silk ribbon trim or try the overalls, booties, and cuddly woolly lamb.
Celebrity crafter and designer Mandy Shaw shows you how to create a beautiful redwork embroidered quilt. The quilt is made up of nine heart blocks each with a different motif. The hearts can be combined to create a gorgeous quilt but you can also choose from 20 simple sewn projects including a key holder, brooch and pin cushion.
Revisit a classic style and create eye-catching projects with modern appeal. Clear instructions and stitch guides will give you the basics you need to easily create redwork patterns that are simple, charming and fun. With stunning, inspirational images of each project, author Helen Stubbings of Hugs 'n Kisses provides 19 projects you can create and share. Projects include a change purse, a penny square quilt, home and seasonal dcor. One stitch at a time Projects are short, sweet, and easily done in an evening or weekend Clear how-to will get readers of all levels stitching right away 19 beautiful patterns evoke redwork's classic themes and timeless charm with a contemporary twist
Redwork embroidery is a great craft to do while watching TV or during downtime on a trip. It doesn't require many supplies to get started, and the stitches are easy to learn. Pattern designer Loyce Saxton offers 16 Sunbonnet Sue embroidery designs with step-by-step instructions for employing them. Enjoy the delightful, nostalgic images of the character from a time when life moved more slowly. This collection includes all 16 embroidery designs on iron-on transfer sheets as well as on paper for tracing, providing crafters with options. The Redwork Basics section in the front of the book is very informative and includes a stitch guide. For beginner to intermediate needleworkers, sewers, and quilters, this book also gives 10 suggested projects for using the designs. Quilts, aprons, bibs, book covers—the possibilites are endless!
Gail Pan's whimsical, cheerful embroidery style is incredibly easy to re-create, whether you're an experienced stitcher or have never picked up a needle. Finishing is a breeze with projects that are so portable and quick you can stitch while traveling, socializing, or even waiting for an appointment. Gail explains it all: which needles to use, how to choose thread, how to mark the designs on fabric, how to make each stitch, and more Featuring 17 festive designs to bedeck gift tags, pillows, wall hangings, Christmas stockings, table runners, a bag, and much more Enjoy a satisfying and relaxing way to decorate your home for the holidays--or create one-of-a-kind gifts from the heart
LA# 5405 - Simple Pleasures in Redwork Little birds pause to sing or spread their elegant wings in this collection of ten embroidery patterns by Kathy Schmitz. The wall hangings and pillows are just perfect for adding timeless style to your home's decor. Embroider and sew a bluebird shoulder bag to carry your needlework or necessities. Create a graceful bird pincushion or a "bird's nest" folding notions keeper. These heirloom-quality designs will have everyone chirping over your talent and excellent taste! 10 projects for embroidery: Bluebird Nest Shoulder Bag, In My Garden Drawer Sachet, Sing Hanging Sachet, Soar Pincushion, Quill Bird Pillow, Blackbird Sings Wall Hanging, A Bird's Life Pillow, Redbird Sampler Wall Hanging, Ruby's Notions Keeper, and Summer Reigns Wall Hanging.
Presenting 5 themed sewing project collections for home and garden, this crafter’s pattern source contains 19 variations on the traditional American quilt block patterns of “Sunbonnet Sue” and “Overall Bill,” popular craft characters that are constructed using patchwork and appliqué. The figures of Sue and Bill are often blocked into nursery quilts or appliquéd onto clothing, and often decorated with ribbons and lace, making them a delight for experienced and beginning quilters alike.
Acclaimed quilt and fiber artist Kumiko Sudo translates techniques designed to create extraordinary shapes from paper to a new medium--fabric. Patterns for 24 simple yet stylish projects are featured for purses, totes, gift boxes, and more. Design templates included.
100 Vintage Designs to Embroider by Hand or Machine! Redwork embroidery, long admired for its simple, homey designs, is more popular than ever. And what better source for great redwork designs than The WORKBASKET®, a classic magazine with a 60-year tradition of providing readers with great, do-able crafting projects. Now Redwork from The WORKBASKET makes it easy to re-create the warm, nostalgic feel of vintage redwork designs on your linens, aprons, even quilts, whether you embroider by hand or machine. With Redwork from The WORKBASKET you get: A CD-ROM containing 100 vintage designs digitized for machine embroidery in seven common machine formats All designs in JPEG and PDF formats so hand embroiderers can create their own transfers 12 projects, from an apron and wall art to a bed quilt, presented in easy-to-follow steps How-to basics for both machine and hand embroidery, a design index plus features on the history of redwork and The WORKBASKET® See for yourself—100 embroidery designs mean 100 reasons to love Redwork from The WORKBASKET! Please note that the digital version of this book does not include the accompanying CD-ROM.