S is for Stitch

S is for Stitch Author Kristyne Czepuryk
ISBN-10 9781607056515
Release 2013-01-16
Pages 143
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Presents instructions for making embroidered alphabet squares and other designs for both boys and girls, which can be used in quilts, pillows, wall art, and home accessories.

Kate Greenaway cross stitch designs

Kate Greenaway cross stitch designs Author Julie S. Hasler
ISBN-10 0715393251
Release 1989
Pages 120
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Presents cross-stitch designs for such projects as greeting cards, tablecloths, pictures, cushions, and quilts

500 Alphabets in Cross Stitch

500 Alphabets in Cross Stitch Author Julie S. Hasler
ISBN-10 0715306103
Release 1998
Pages 160
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If you're a newcomer to cross stitch, start here! Just one "initial" exercise from these 500 alphabets will act as your passport to the wonderful world of embroidery. Attractive lettered cushions, frills, and mini-samplers give a cozy touch to your home. Stash your sewing supplies in a frame craft box with "A stitch in time" embroidered on the lid. A picnic ensemble -- mats, napkins, and more -- makes lunch even more enjoyable. Send a handmade birthday, wedding, or get-well card. Filled with charm and easy to make, these projects will start you on a lifetime of embroidery! A Selection of BOMC's Crafters Choice Book Club.

Knot Thread Stitch

Knot Thread Stitch Author Lisa Solomon
ISBN-10 9781610584142
Release 2012-07-01
Pages 144
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Knot Thread Stitch presents a modern, experimental, and creative approach to thread and embroidery projects. You'll find fun and surprising project ideas, a unique artistic approach, and uncoventional mixed-media materials such as stamps, paint, sequins, paper, and shrinky dinks. These projects are designed to be quick, fun, abstract, and creative, and many offer clever ideas for personal customization. With easy-to-follow steps and project variations, this book also includes project contributions and embroidery patterns from a long and stellar list of renowned artists and bloggers, including Lisa Congdon, Camilla Engman, Heather Smith Jones, and Amy Karol, just to name a few.

Knitting Brioche Stitch Socks

Knitting Brioche Stitch Socks Author Barbara Sander
ISBN-10 9781604684841
Release 2011-11-15
Pages 48
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The heel has always been a challenge for sock knitters, so sidestep it! Learn a great new technique and discover how simple sock knitting can be. Select from 14 easy-to-knit patterns for all ages Use this clever technique to create elastic socks that adapt optimally to the foot Discover surprising pattern ideas and a wide range of options for new styles

101 Ways to Stitch Craft Create Vintage

101 Ways to Stitch  Craft  Create Vintage Author Various Contributors
ISBN-10 9781446361740
Release 2013-09-09
Pages 128
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Be inspired to get crafting with this fun collection of 101 unique vintage-themed projects. Create stunning crafts for yourself or as gifts for friends and family, with a huge selection of vintage projects to choose from, including a vintage button necklace, suffolk puff rings, fondant fancies, fabric pin cushion, crochet hot water bottle cover, and vintage tea stand. The beautiful projects cover food and drink, home and garden, fashion, and gifts giving you the opportunity to try something new and expand your crafting skills from sewing and knitting to papercraft and cake decorating! Every project is quick and simple to make with easy to follow step-by-step instructions and there is a helpful techniques section at the back of the book, so you'll be a crafting pro in no time. This stunning collection of craft projects will inspire you to stitch, craft and create your very own vintage lifestyle!

Mary Thomas s Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches

Mary Thomas s Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches Author Mary Thomas
ISBN-10 1570761183
Release 1998
Pages 208
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First published in 1934, Mary Thomas' book has long been a favorite of novice and experienced embroiderers alike. Updated by Jan Eaton, it pictures and describes over 400 embroidery stitches arranged by usage, ranging from basic outline and border stitches to more complex detached-filling and pulled-fabric stitches. This is an outstanding reference book that will enable all needle-workers to master the art of embroidery.

Learn A Stitch Create A Scarf

Learn A Stitch  Create A Scarf Author Mary E. Nolfi
ISBN-10 9781601407696
Release 2008-10-01
Pages 56
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With Mary Nolfi's fresh approach, you can create a marvelous muffler, scarves, and even a shawl, at the same time you experience the fun of learning new pattern stitches! Just think of all the original afghans, wraps, lap blankets, and bed throws you could fashion with the 22 stitches used in her 12 projects. Plus, there are beautiful fringes, tassels, and other finishing ideas to make all your crochet projects unique. 12 scarves to crochet, using 22 pattern stitches: Tri-Color Larksfoot Scarf, Openwork Shawl, Star Stitch Sash, Louis XV Scarf, Veil Stitch Scarf, Single Cable Scarf, Double Cable Muffler, Basketweave Cable Edge Scarf, Friendship Ring Scarf, Floral Lattice Scarf, Gypsy Sampler Scarf, and Sampler Scarf. Learn A Stitch, Create A Scarf (Leisure Arts #4518)

Stitch Draw

Stitch Draw Author Rosie James
ISBN-10 9781849943062
Release 2015-04-16
Pages 300
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A guide to figurative stitching with the sewing machine - using the thread and needle almost as a pencil. A look that is growing in popularity, figurative stitch work needs some guidance and a leading exponent of the style reveals the basics but also how to expand your repertoire to really showcase your creativity. The book covers: How to set up your machine; How to tackle drawing (with exercises that will help even those who are afraid to put pen to paper); Transferring drawing to cloth, working with transparency, different surfaces and adding fabrics and colour; Photography, with details on using photographs in textiles; Putting it all together with layering images, playing with scale, repetition and composition. Stunning work by Rosie James and other textile artists who work with figurative stitch are featured throughout the book.

The Knitting and Crochet Bible

The Knitting and Crochet Bible Author Claire Compton
ISBN-10 9780715332801
Release 2008-12-24
Pages 320
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Learn how to knit and crochet like an expert with this ultimate start-to-finish handbook, packed with knitting patterns and crochet patterns - invaluable whatever your skill level. Basic techniques are thoroughly explained through clear artworks and easy-to-follow instructions, complete with advice on choosing your yarns, needles and crochet hooks. Inspiring designs add excitement to your needlecraft, whether it's knitted cables, fair isle and lace, or crochet motifs and embellishments. Over 45 original projects, from classic baby clothes to stylish scarves and hats, allow you to use your new skills straight away, while the extensive charted stitch libraries provide endless creative possibilities.

The Art of Whimsical Stitching

The Art of Whimsical Stitching Author Joanne Sharpe
ISBN-10 9781632502056
Release 2016-04-14
Pages 144
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Paint, Stitch, Play! In The Art of Whimsical Stitching, bestselling author and teacher Joanne Sharpe shares her favorite, go-to methods for creating exuberant stitch art. If you're a sewer or quilter, you'll take your stitching in a new direction with paints, markers, and dyes. If you're a mixed-media artist, you'll learn to embellish your work with stitching. Follow step-by-step instructions and photos demonstrating a dozen inspiring techniques, including collage, stenciling, free-motion stitching, fused applique lettering, needle felting, doodle machine and hand embroidery, and more! Then, transform your custom fabric into playful pillows and bags, art quilts, journals, and other fun and funk-tional projects. Joanne's whimsical artwork and a "sketchbook" of designs you can adapt for your own work round out this colorful, inspirational guide.

Stitch N Bitch Crochet The Happy Hooker

Stitch  N Bitch Crochet  The Happy Hooker Author Debbie Stoller
ISBN-10 9780761174981
Release 2006-02-13
Pages 256
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Debbie does crochet! Debbie Stoller, the “knitting superstar,” has been leading an entire movement of hip young knitters with her New York Times bestseller Stitch ’n Bitch and its follow-up, Stitch ’n Bitch Nation, together with over 521,000 copies in print. But guess what? For every one knitter in the world there are three crocheters—which translates into millions of hip, crafty, 18- to 35-year-olds ready to be happy hookers with Stitch ’n Bitch attitude, sexiness, ingenuity, and cool. Written in the author’s cheeky chick style, this heavily illustrated book—featuring four-color photographs and instructional illustrations throughout—is chock-full of instruction, inspiration, and to-die-for designs, from a Fishnet Skullcap to a lacy evening wrap. For knitters and new crafters exploring the hook comes the primer: the advantages of crochet and the ways in which knitters (and nonknitters) benefit by learning this sister craft; a discussion of tools; all the cool yarns available, and what the different gauges mean; plus basic techniques and stitch patterns—including the chain stitch, picot, flowers, filet crochet, changing yarns, and finishing. Then come 40 fabulous, funky projects—the kind that make Stitch ’n Bitch rule—for crocheters: Pom Pom Capelet, Retro Clutch Purse, Anarchy Irony Hat, Ms. Pac Man Change Purses, Doris Daymat, Va-Va-Va Voom Bikini, Animal I-Pod Cozies, Kid’s Sock Monkey Poncho. No, these aren’t your grandma’s doilies.

Simple Stitches

Simple Stitches Author Eva Wiechmann
ISBN-10 9781604684919
Release 2009-04-21
Pages 80
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Welcome to the stress-free knitting zone! Here you'll find a wide assortment of classic and stylish patterns that are a joy to stitch. Garter, stockinette, seed stitch, and other basics shine in timeless designs with clever detailing. Uncomplicated shaping and minimal finishing make these patterns the ones you'll return to time and again. Learn techniques from the best-selling author of Pursenalities Choose from 15 fun-to-make projects with minimal finishing Enjoy easy-fitting styles in lovely yarns

Beginner s Guide Crochet Stitches Easy Projects

Beginner s Guide Crochet Stitches   Easy Projects Author Leisure Arts
ISBN-10 9781574869484
Release 1999-02-01
Pages 38
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This Little Book teaches 19 crochet pattern stitches and design basics. Try out the pattern stitches by crocheting one of the 5 projects included, such as the "Show-off Baby Blanket."

The Best of Jane Greenoff s Cross Stitch

The Best of Jane Greenoff   s Cross Stitch Author Jane Greenoff
ISBN-10 0715318195
Release 2005-03-01
Pages 112
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David & Charles published Jane Greenoff's first cross stitch book, Cross Stitch Castles and Cottages, in 1987; today she is working on her 16th cross stitch title! Unfortunately, many of Jane's earlier books are no longer in print, so, to celebrate over 20 years of designing, she has put together this special selection of her most popular designs to date for today's stitcher. Four themed chapters focus on the subjects most requested over the years including celebration designs for births and weddings, charming cottages and fantastic florals. Project ideas for the finished stitching range from cards and cushions to pincushions and pictures. Full stitching instructions are provided for all the featured designs, although Quick Start will give you a shortcut to getting stitching.

Learn to Crochet 24 Pattern Stitches

Learn to Crochet 24 Pattern Stitches Author Valesha Marshell Kirksey
ISBN-10 9781574868968
Release 1996-10-01
Pages 18
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Enhance your crochet skills and create pretty projects at the same time. You'll learn 24 basic crochet pattern stitches while making 24 lovely dishcloths -- one for each pattern stitch! Easy instructions and helpful photos will help you finish in no time!

I Love Cross Stitch Alphabet Collection

I Love Cross Stitch Alphabet Collection Author Sue Cook
ISBN-10 9781446303375
Release 2013-04-08
Pages 32
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"This book contains a fantastic selection of cross stitch alphabet patterns, from leading designers and authors. It features strong designs across a range of styles, with clear, full-color cross stitch charts and easy-to-follow sewing instructions for each project--perfect for beginners."--Amazon.com.