Embroidered Botanicals

Beautiful Motifs That Explore Stitching with Wool, Cotton, and Metallic Threads

Author: Yumiko Higuchi

Publisher: Roost Books



Page: 96

View: 701

Yumiko Higuchi is celebrated for her striking embroidery designs with a Scandinavian flair. The motifs and patterns she offers here are true to her style: simple and graphic yet softened with organic shapes and imagery drawn from nature


An Embroidery Book of Simple Stitches and Peculiar Patterns

Author: Gayla Partridge



Category: Art

Page: 208

View: 112

Step inside a world of arcane imagery and rich esoteric symbolism in Stitchcraft: An Embroidery Book of Simple Stitches and Peculiar Patterns. Author Gayla Partridge draws upon her knowledge of phrenology, anatomy, floral design, and Ouija to create deeply imaginative embroidery art. Through extraordinary, stylized photography and detailed close-ups of her designs, readers learn about Partridge's sources of inspiration, technique, and modern twists on an age-old craft. From the anatomy of snakes to bountiful bouquets, from Dia de Los Muertos to a threaded Virgin Mary, readers will be inspired to follow Partridge's exclusive designs, and to create their own. The intricate pieces in Stitchcraft are entirely achievable with basic embroidery stitches and easy-to-follow instructions, enchanting embroidery beginners and experts alike. --from Amazon.

A Year of Second Chances

A heartwarming emotional story perfect for summer reading

Author: Kendra Smith

Publisher: Head of Zeus Ltd


Category: Fiction

Page: 288

View: 648

Three women. Three very different lives. One life-changing adventure. Charlie is a single mum unlucky in life. Her multiple jobs make barely enough to feed the family cat, never mind being able to give her son the life he deserves. So when an opportunity to make a lot of cash comes along, she simply has to take it. Suzie has always wanted to be a mother. But fate has been cruel and now time is running out. Soon her final frozen egg will be destroyed and her last chance of having a baby will go with it. With her husband resolved to their childless life Suzie takes matters into her own hands. Dawn is about to turn fifty and seems to have misplaced her mojo along with the car keys. But with an interfering mother-in-law and a gaggle of judgemental mums at her children's school, it's proving harder to find than a decent fitting bra. Especially after a series of highly embarrassing incidents... Over the course of a year three lives are about to collide and as they do be prepared to laugh, cry and fall in love with these women as they discover how life can give you a second chance. Perfect for fans of Lucy Diamond, Marian Keyes, Sophie Kinsella and Paige Toon.

A Year of Programs for Teens

Author: Amy J. Alessio

Publisher: American Library Association


Category: Education

Page: 159

View: 837

Offers a collection of activities for every month of the year, including a photography contest and a "Love Stinks Chocolate Fest" for February.

Fashion in the Age of the Black Prince

A Study of the Years 1340-1365

Author: Stella Mary Newton

Publisher: Boydell & Brewer


Category: Art

Page: 151

View: 942

A close study of clothes worn by aristocratic families and their households at the time of the Black Prince - and of Chaucer - showing Europe-wide influences.

Oscar Wilde's America

Counterculture in the Gilded Age

Author: Mary Warner Blanchard

Publisher: Yale University Press


Category: Art

Page: 302

View: 440

In 1882 Oscar Wilde toured America as the "Apostle of Aestheticism". The nation was still shaken by the Civil War, and Wilde's message of regeneration through art and beauty seemed to open new horizons. In this first cultural history of the aesthetic movement in the U.S., Mary Blanchard provides an imaginative account of a neglected dimension of our history. 221 illustrations.

Embroidery Shop Business Plan

Author: BizPlanDB

Publisher: BizPlanDB


Category: Business & Economics

Page: 25

View: 1000

This is a complete business plan for an Embroidery Shop. Each of our plans follows a 7 chapter format: Chapter 1 - Executive Summary - This part of the business plan provides an introduction for the business, showcases how much money is sought for the company, and acts as a guideline for reading the rest of the business plan. Chapter 2 - Financing Summary - The second section of the business plan showcases how you intend to use the financing for your business, how much of the business is owned by the Owners, who sits on the board of directors, and how the business could be sold in the future. Chapter 3 - Products and Services - This section of the business plan showcases the products/services that you are selling coupled with other aspects of your business operations. Chapter 4 - Market Analysis - This is one of the most important sections of your business plan. Each of our plans includes complete industry research specific to the business, an economic analysis regarding the general economy, a customer profile, and a competitive analysis. Chapter 5 - Marketing Plan - Your marketing plan will showcase to potential investors or banks how you intend to properly attract customers to your business. We provide an in depth analysis of how you can use your marketing plan in order to drive sales. Chapter 6 - Personnel Summary - Here, we showcase the organizational structure of your business coupled with the headcount and salaries of your employees. Chapter 7 - Financial Plan - This is the most important part of your business plan. Here, we provide a three year profit and loss statement, cash flow analysis, balance sheet, sensitivity analysis, breakeven analysis, and business ratios.