The Royal School of Needlework Book of Embroidery

A Guide to Essential Stitches, Techniques and Projects

Author: Royal School of Needlework

Publisher: SearchPress+ORM

ISBN:

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 410

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An all-in-one volume covering crewelwork, canvaswork, and six other types of hand embroidery, from the renowned school established in nineteenth-century England. This beautiful book is a rich source of embroidery techniques, stitches, and projects, covering eight key subjects in detail: crewelwork, bead embroidery, stumpwork, canvaswork, goldwork, whitework, blackwork, and silk shading. Collecting all the books in the trusted, bestselling Royal School of Needlework Essential Stitch Guide series, plus a new section on mounting your finished work, this fantastic book—heavily illustrated with photos—is a must-have for all embroiderers.

Embroidery

Author: DK Publishing

Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)

ISBN:

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 160

View: 275

Embroidery is the ultimate stitch dictionary and the ideal guide to embroidery, whatever your level of expertise. The perfect reference guide to needlework, Embroidery is a comprehensive guide to inspire and inform sewers of all levels. Find advice on which thread, needles, or fabrics work with which techniques, and take a look at an incredible 200 stitches — with levels of difficulty, step-by-step instructions, and ideas on where and how to use them. This practical guide covers sewing tips for dressmaking, needlepoint, and embroidery stitches, with detailed information simply presented in illustration-rich pages. WithEmbroidery it's easy to find exactly which stitch is right for your next sewing project.

Big Book of Embroidery

An Essential Guide to 237 Popular Stitches and Techniques, Plus 29 Projects to Make

Author: Renee Mery

Publisher: Landauer (IL)

ISBN:

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 224

View: 595

A visual encyclopedia of stitches, the Big Book of Embroidery is the essential, go-to reference guide for both beginner and experienced embroiderers. Containing 237 popular embroidery stitches and techniques for loop stitches, straight stitches, woven stitches, and more, this book provides detailed close-up photography and step-by-step illustrations and captions. Followed by 29 projects for décor, shirts, shorts, table linens, and more to practice the skills and designs learned, from snowflakes to succulents, this book is perfect for anyone who wants to learn and master the art of embroidery.

Mary Thomas's Embroidery Book

Author: Mary Thomas

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN:

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 320

View: 427

This comprehensive survey of the traditional embroidery arts covers everything from appliqué to smocking. Over thirty different types of traditional needlework are introduced, including black work, cut work, Hardanger embroidery, Jacobean embroidery, patchwork, quilting, and more. Instructions. Helpful hints on materials and equipment. 421 black-and-white illustrations.

The New Anchor Book of Freestyle Embroidery Stitches

Author: Anchor Book

Publisher: David & Charles

ISBN:

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 64

View: 719

The decorative and creative possibilities of freestyle embroidery are explored to the fullest in this indispensable book. Starting by covering basic techniques such as selecting fabrics and threads, transferring an embroidery design to fabric, and working with a hoop or frame, it goes on to explain 48 stitches in step-by-step detail. These are listed alphabetically, from Antwerp Edging to Wheatear Stitch, for ease. It is often said that an embroiderer can create beautiful work from just a few stitches; however the 16 new and original designs included show just how effective the varied selection of stitches can be to add texture to a design and take embroidery into another dimension. Celebration designs, fantastic flowers and lovely landscapes will inspire the embroiderer to begin extending their stitch repertoire today.

The Embroidery Book

Visual Resource of Color & Design

Author: Christen Brown

Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc

ISBN:

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 164

View: 703

“A spectacular encyclopedia of embroidery, sharing valuable techniques passed down through the generations . . . you’ll wonder how you ever worked without it.” —Sew Magazine Enjoy the tranquility of slow stitching with this step-by-step, visual guide to 149 embroidery stitches, motifs, and extras. Go beyond basic color theory–robust color charts take the guesswork out of choosing thread, silk ribbon, buttons, beads, and trims. Then take your embroidery to the next level with luxurious seam treatments and stunning stand-alone designs. Bestselling author Christen Brown’s traditional and contemporary techniques are showcased in a colorful gallery of crazy-quilted projects. “An overview of embroidery stitches and techniques as well as inspiration for embroidery projects . . . She dissects several of her pieces, summarizing the color palette, decorative elements, and stitches used.” —Library Journal

Reader's Digest Complete Book of Embroidery

Author: Melinda Coss

Publisher: Readers Digest

ISBN:

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 192

View: 233

Step-by-step instructions detail over one hundred embroidery stitches used in projects such as a baby's bib and a paisley shawl

The New Anchor Book of Blackwork Embroidery Stitches

Author: Anchor Book

Publisher: David & Charles

ISBN:

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 64

View: 106

The Anchor Embroidery Series offers the perfect introduction to popular embroidery techniques. Blackwork is a counted thread embroidery technique in which repetitive patterns are used to fill outlined areas. This book covers the materials and equipment needed, the essential stitches, and outlines in step-by-step detail the working of 49 infill patterns. It is sure to become an indispensable reference for stitchers. Blackwork was originally so called because black thread was most often used on white fabrics, but many of the 16 original charted designs provided show how this technique can just as effectively be worked with colored threads on colored fabrics. The beautiful designs include ringing Christmas bells, a charming country cottage, delicate florals and an exotic oriental fan and kimono. There are also ideas for how the delightful designs can be used to create a selection of small projects.