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.



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.



Embroidery Companion

Embroidery Companion Author Alicia Paulson
ISBN-10 9780307462350
Release 2010
Pages 160
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Shows general embroidery techniques with illustrated stitch guides and finishing and framing tips.



Embroidery Pocket Guide

Embroidery Pocket Guide Author Leisure Arts
ISBN-10 9781609000615
Release 2010-07-01
Pages 12
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Embroidery Pocket Guide (Leisure Arts #56019) is the handiest reference guide for embroiders ever -- a laminated pocket-size encyclopedia of the most popular stitches and much more. Approximately 8.5 inches tall by 4.625 inches wide, the guide folds out accordion-style with information on supplies and stitching tips, plus illustrated stitch guides. Featured stitches are backstitches, blanket stitches, chain stitches, couching stitches, cross stitches, featherstitches, filling stitches, running stitches, satin stitches, and weaving stitches. A ruler is printed along the edge for convenience.



Little Stitches

Little Stitches Author Aneela Hoey
ISBN-10 9781607055266
Release 2012-09-01
Pages 152
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It's grown-up playtime! Choose from more than 100 original embroidery designs, hand-drawn with a modern take on retro style. Aneela Hoey's illustrations are printed on transfer paper to use and reuse—tear out the page, trim out the design, iron it down, and stitch away! Learn 11 easy decorative stitches plus techniques for adding texture, then embroider these charming images on 12 whimsical and practical projects, perfect for keepsakes or gifts. Projects include a baby quilt, cushion covers, cozies for jars and tissue boxes, and more. Embroidery is the perfect handwork to take along anywhere you go!



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.



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.



S is for Stitch

S is for Stitch Author Kristyne Czepuryk
ISBN-10 9781607056522
Release 2012-12-01
Pages 144
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A is for angel, B is for baseball, and C is for cupcake! Stitch up lots of adorable projects from A to Z with these two sets of alphabet-themed embroidery patterns for little girls and boys. Projects include quilts, pillows, soft blocks, and wall art for the nursery to help your little ones learn the alphabet, or just to make them smile. Kristyne Czepuryk’s new designs are wonderfully detailed, yet easy to try with any skill level. Learn basic stitches and tips for combining floss and fabrics, plus get ideas for embroidering on clothing and other store-bought items, too.



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!



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!



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.



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.



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.



The Right Handed Embroiderer s Companion

The Right Handed Embroiderer s Companion Author Yvette Stanton
ISBN-10 0975767747
Release 2010
Pages 160
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This comprehensive stitch dictionary will help you to learn and master over 170 embroidery stitches including their variations. Clear step-by-step instructions and diagrams.



Doodle stitching

Doodle stitching Author Aimee Ray
ISBN-10 1600590616
Release 2007
Pages 128
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A guide to embroidering hand drawn designs onto clothing, accessories and home accents. Also, shows how to transfer your own doodles onto fabric.



Colour Confident Stitching

Colour Confident Stitching Author Karen Barbé
ISBN-10 1910258652
Release 2017-03
Pages 128
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Whether you are a beginner or more experienced, any stitching project, no matter how simple, can be enhanced by a well-chosen colour palette, however, many people are nervous or even scared of colour. Textile designer Karen Barbe regularly teaches embroidery workshops and knows first-hand the fears and frustrations of beginners - as well as accomplished crafters - when starting a new project. Karen makes choosing and creating colour palettes a fun and enjoyable part of the design process. Colour Confident Stitching is divided into three parts: Understanding Colour; Feeling Colour and Stitching with Colour. The first two sections guide the reader through colour theory as well as choosing and using colour more instinctively. Stitching with Colour includes five stiching projects that will encourage the reader to explore colour and build confidence through exercise and experiment. Inspirational photographs are accompanied by stitching illustrations and step-by-step photographs for the colour choosing process as well as stitching projects.



Artfully Embroidered

Artfully Embroidered Author Naoko Shimoda
ISBN-10 1620337282
Release 2014-11-07
Pages 120
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"The information in this book was originally published in the Japanese language by NHK Publishing, Inc., Japan in the following title: Naoko no Shishu no Hon - Bag, Pouch, Komono"--Title page verso.