Boho Embroidery

Boho Embroidery Author Nichole Vogelsinger
ISBN-10 194065520X
Release 2016-09-04
Pages 128
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Boho Embroidery is a book that details 20+ embroidery stitches that work well with hoop art and incorporates applique. It will visually inspire creativity with the goal of creating your own textile art that can be displayed in a hoop, or that can be applied "outside the hoop" and onto other objects. This book includes instructions for 10 different embroidery stitches and discusses how to use color and neutral shades effectively. The author then gives tips about where to find inspiration, and teaches how to create hoops for effective embroidery. There are 10 different projects ranging from linens to hair clips to buttons--all projects show practical ways to embellish with embroidery and applique. The book wraps up with Nichole's suggestions on how to explore your own creativity with pattern suggestions for making your own hoops or accessories.



Modern Folk Embroidery

Modern Folk Embroidery Author Nancy Nicholson
ISBN-10 9781446306291
Release 2016-11-16
Pages 128
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Folk art is influencing everything from fashion to interiors and now you can incorporate this trend into your home in a contemporary way with this collection of stunning modern folk art inspired embroidery designs by leading designer, Nancy Nicholson. This collection includes 20 embroidery designs with project ideas to show you how to use the designs to create beautiful and practical home decor items and accessories. The techniques for the stitches and project instructions are shown using Nancy's stitch diagrams so extremely easy to follow whether you are an experienced stitcher or a newbie. The 20 projects are divided between felt and fabric sections and include: pin cushion, lampshade, tote bag, cushion, table runner & coaster and pinafore. Nancy's distinctive folk art style perfectly captures this trend and will appeal to stitchers of all ages and abilities.



Rebecca Ringquist s Embroidery Workshops

Rebecca Ringquist s Embroidery Workshops Author Rebecca Ringquist
ISBN-10 9781613129791
Release 2016-05-24
Pages 160
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For the embroiderer who appreciates the value of beautiful stitches but also likes to break a few rules along the way, Rebecca Ringquist's Embroidery Workshops is a refreshing new resource for both standard and out-of-the-box techniques. Based on the popular classes Ringquist leads across the country, Rebecca Ringquist's Embroidery Workshops teaches everything from the "proper" way to form a French knot and transfer a design to a canvas to new ways to stitch three-dimensionally, work with nontraditional threads and fabrics, draw with thread freeform, and mix and match machine- and hand-stitching. Also featured are instructions for 20 innovative projects, including table linens, wall art, and clothing embellishments.



Zakka Embroidery

Zakka Embroidery Author Yumiko Higuchi
ISBN-10 9781611803105
Release 2016-10-25
Pages 192
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Embrace a simpler approach to stitching with bold one- and two-color embroidery motifs Zakka Embroidery presents designs that are an elegant blend of Japanese and Scandinavian style. The motifs and patterns are spare and graphic, yet softened with organic shapes and imagery drawn from nature. The result is embroidery that evokes a personal feel and conjures a sense of nostalgia. The task of picking just the right palette for an embroidery project can be overwhelming to beginners and experienced stitchers alike. But when you take away that challenge, a whole world of texture and style becomes available. Here Japanese designer Yumiko Higuchi presents embroidery motifs to be stitched using just one or two colors--creating patterns and designs that are more evocative for their form than for a play of colors. Each embroidery design is paired with a simple craft project, transforming the stitched fabric into a functional object, including pouches, pillows, aprons, and more. With beautiful photographs, clear step-by-step instructions, and detailed diagrams, Zakka Embroidery will be an inspiring guide for those new to embroidery and a delightful experience for those experienced with needle and thread.



Friendship Bracelets All Grown Up

Friendship Bracelets All Grown Up Author Suzanne McNeill
ISBN-10 1574218662
Release 2014
Pages 63
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Presents step-by-step, illustrated instructions for crafting bracelets using embroidery floss and hemp in a variety of intricate patterns of knots, including chevrons, stripes, and waves, with embellishments such as beads and buttons.



Stitched Gifts

Stitched Gifts Author Jessica Marquez
ISBN-10 9781452120522
Release 2013-01-25
Pages 160
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From Jessica Marquez, founder of the popular blog and shop Miniature Rhino, Stitched Gifts offers irresistible embroidery projects for every occasion—weddings, holidays, baby showers, anniversaries, or just because. Each project is rendered in Marquez's signature natural, modern style and can be easily personalized for truly meaningful keepsakes. Featuring an illustrated stitch dictionary, striking photographs, plus a section on creative finishing techniques such as staining hoops, framing, and more, this distinctly beautiful craft book has something for embroiderers of all skill levels.



Hoop La

Hoop La Author Kirsty Neale
ISBN-10 9781446361573
Release 2013-06-29
Pages 128
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There are endless practical and decorative uses for the humble embroidery hoop: from pretty wall art and hanging mobiles to functional pin boards, key racks, mirrors and storage. Kirsty Neale explores the numerous different ways to decorate your hoops with a range of techniques including applique, embroidery, crochet, papercraft, painting, stamping, cross stitch and patchwork. The 100 projects offer a diverse range of ideas for using everything in your craft stash to create unique items for yourself or your friends and family, for every room of your home and for any occasion!



The Hand Stitched Surface

The Hand Stitched Surface Author Lynn Krawczyk
ISBN-10 9781589239425
Release 2017-05-01
Pages 144
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"The Hand-Stitched Surface offers inspiring techniques and beautiful projects for creating richly layered mixed-media surfaces on paper and fabric to encourage stitchers to slow down and savor their handiwork"--



Embroidered Mandalas

Embroidered Mandalas Author Lark Crafts
ISBN-10 1454710411
Release 2017-03-07
Pages 128
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Go beyond the coloring book! These embroidery-ready iron-on transfers make it super-simple to jump in and start stitching beautiful meditative mandalas. Use the transfers to create embroidery-hoop pieces, or to embellish favorite bags, shirts, or pillows. Once the pattern is transferred, just take a needle and floss, and stitch along the lines to color the designs. The process is relaxing, and the results are gorgeous."



The Embroidery Stitch Bible

The Embroidery Stitch Bible Author Betty Barnden
ISBN-10 0785831061
Release 2013-09-09
Pages 256
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The photographed samples are shown full-size. Each stitch is fully described and illustrated with numbered figures and accompanied by a list of its main uses, with helpful notes on the working method. Many stitches have alternative names; these are also listed, and included in the index as a useful reference aid. The Embroidery Essentials chapter will help you choose appropriate materials and equipment for whatever technique you intend to use. Here you will find general information applicable to all types of embroidery The Working Practice chapter is divided into sections each one of the techniques sections includes general working guidelines, followed by specific working methods for various types of embroidery: how to choose and use suitable fabrics, threads, and stitches for a wide variety of effects, from dramatic blackwork to intricate three-dimensional techniques.



Mastering the Art of Embroidery

Mastering the Art of Embroidery Author Sophie Long
ISBN-10 1906417954
Release 2013-04-01
Pages 287
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Embroidery is currently enjoying a revival and has cast off its image as an old-fashioned hobby. Covering everything from smocking and stumpwork to beading and blackwork, this book explores a variety of handwork techniques as well as looking at machine embroidery styles. The first section of the book explores an extensive range of handwork techniques, giving a brief overview of each embroidery style. It includes a list of tools and materials required, and any specific fabric or thread considerations. Clearly illustrated step-by-step tutorials allow readers to try out the style for themselves, and inspirational galleries of contemporary work showcase the styles and effects that can be achieved with that particular technique. The second section of the book looks at machine embroidery techniques, including both free motion and digital machine embroidery. Profiles of contemporary practitioners dotted throughout the book offer an engaging insight into their professional working practices, as well as a new perspective on a range of embroidery techniques. A concluding resources section offers readers a wealth of further information on all things embroidery-related.



Anna Maria s Needleworks Notebook

Anna Maria s Needleworks Notebook Author Anna Maria Horner
ISBN-10 9781118365182
Release 2013-01-17
Pages 160
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Come embroider alongside admired fabric designer Anna Maria Horner Admired for her luminous palette and innovative patterns, Anna Maria's brand means color and inspiration in the form of fabric, sewing patterns, needlework patterns, books, and friendly instruction. Now, her legion of fans will thrill to the publication of a brand-new addition to her growing library. Anna Maria's Needleworks Notebook gives readers 24 original motifs in a variety of embroidery types, from gridwork to crewel and fine detailed handwork. Readers will long to make projects to embellish their homes and wardrobes. Anna Maria presents each motif in a warm personal notebook-style with inspiration adn advice to turn each motif into a treasured finished piece Offers practical instruction in gridwork, traditional embroidery and crewel, and precise instruction to complete fine detail work Vivid full-color photographs invite you into the creative process Whether you're a beginner or a veteran, the 24 needlework motifs in this beautiful book will transform your home and wardrobe into a collection of unique treasures.



The Pocket Hole Drilling Jig Project Book

The Pocket Hole Drilling Jig Project Book Author Danny Proulx
ISBN-10 9781440319914
Release 2004-03-17
Pages 128
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Building gorgeous furniture is easier than ever with the pocket hole jig The pocket hole jig has revolutionized how joints are made. Not only does this innovative tool produce a strong, durable joint without special clamps or fasteners, but the pocket hole jig actually allows you to build stunning furniture without the use of expensive machinery. The Pocket Hole Drilling Jig Project Book is the first book to teach the limitless applications of this time-saving joinery system. You'll learn its dozens of uses through 11 step-by-step projects, including a: Bookcase Quilt rack Window bench Chest of drawers Display cabinet Sofa table In addition, you'll receive instructions for building your own jig. Construction notes and shop tips show you how to customize each project to your specific need. The pocket hole jig will soon be your favorite tool, and with this book, you'll master all of its uses.



The Jewelry Recipe Book

The Jewelry Recipe Book Author Nancy Soriano
ISBN-10 9781579656188
Release 2015-04
Pages 224
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An accessible guide to jewelry-making in the style of today's fashions outlines in step-by-step, lavishly photographed detail more than 100 projects that use 35 base materials, from sequins to beads.



Pen to Thread

Pen to Thread Author Sarah Watson
ISBN-10 9781620339527
Release 2016-02-23
Pages 176
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Picture-perfect embroidery projects! Looking to add some inspiration to your embroidery? Look to Pen to Thread! Illustrator and fabric designer Sarah Watson has hand drawn more than 750 whimsical, imaginative motifs in one place--sheer delight for anyone who wields a needle! From every day objects like birdcages and backpacks to sophisticated poodles, playful mermaids, and punchy pinatas, each pattern is more charming than the next. Sarah has also included embroidery and stitching basics in case you're new to this fun and addictive hobby. She offers tips on choosing color as well as a CD containing individual PDFs of all motifs and alphabets for easy resizing. Any motif can be made distinctly yours with Sarah's easy-to-follow instructions. Your finished projects will make perfect gifts--but you won't want to give them away. With pattern chapters like School Days, In the Kitchen, The Great Outdoors, and By the Sea, there's no limit to where Pen to Thread can take you!



Boho Crochet

Boho Crochet Author Marinke Slump
ISBN-10 1604685514
Release 2015-02-17
Pages 144
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Discover how to stitch traditional motifs in contemporary color combinations to crochet exciting projects for you and your home. Find easy-to-follow patterns, helpful photos, and expert tips.



Simply Stitched

Simply Stitched Author Yumiko Higuchi
ISBN-10 1940552222
Release 2016-03-15
Pages 80
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Through her unique combination of wool and cotton thread, designer Yumiko Higuchi reinvents traditional embroidery for modern makers.Simply Stitched includes 20 beautiful embroidery motifs, plus project and instructions. Use these stunning designs to create accessories, clothing, and home decor. Enjoy classic embroidery motifs that are made new with fresh color combinations and incredibly textured detail. Embellish a child’s sweater with colorful candy motifs, create a holiday stocking that’s sure to become a family heirloom, or stitch a simple linen tote. WithSimply Stitched, you’ll be inspired to embroider every available surface!