The Embroidery Stitch Bible

Over 200 Stitches Photographed with Easy to Follow Charts

The Embroidery Stitch Bible
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Format: Spiral bound, 256 Pages
ISBN: 9780785831068
Publisher: Chartwell Books
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Description

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.

The author

Betty Barnden is a needlecraft designer whose crochet designs have appeared in magazines and been published by prestigious yarn companies. She has written books on knitting and embroidery, including The Embroidery Stitch Bible; The Crochet Stitch Bible; Filet Crochet; and 200 Knitting Tips, Techniques & Trade Secrets. Betty continues to inspire crochet fans the world over.

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Specs

Format: Spiral bound, 256 Pages
ISBN: 9780785831068
Size: 5.25 in x 5.75 in x 1 in / 133.35 mm x 146.05 mm x 25.4 mm
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