Knot Thread Stitch

Author: Lisa Solomon
Publisher: Quarry
ISBN: 1592537723
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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.

Encyclopedia of Embroidered Flowers

Author: Barbara Baatz
Publisher: DRG Wholesale
ISBN: 9781590120538
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Whether you stitch a single flower on a blouse or jacket, or a garden of flowers on a piece of linen for framing, you will find this treasury of 78 embroidered flowers a valuable resource. The full-color, larger-than-life photos illustrate each flower in fantastic detail.

Quilt Block Leftovers

Author: Sarah Phillips
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781402714788
Format: PDF, Mobi
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All quilters have leftover blocks that didn't make it into their last project--and over time, the collection grows and grows. Put them to creative use with these fabulous quickie ideas. There's something for every taste: seat cushions, scarves, baby blankets, placemats and other practical and decorative items. Patterns are included, and the level ranges from very simple to moderately advanced.

More Free Motion Machine Quilting 1 2 3

Author: Lori Kennedy
Publisher: Martingale
ISBN: 1604689390
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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No fancy machine needed, no Ph.D. in quilting required--start free-motion quilting right now! Best-selling author Lori Kennedy is back with 60+ fun motifs and tons of tips, tricks, and techniques that can turn you into a top-notch machine quilter (yes, YOU!). Follow Lori's setup plan for stress-free stitching; then learn about doodling, troubleshooting, and mastering the perfect stitch. Put your pedal to the metal! Lori's seasonal and holiday motifs, backgrounds and fills, and "just for fun" designs will infuse your quilts with personality. Find advice for many machine-quilting challenges, including a section on how to quilt extra-special quilts--Lori's got loads of ideas to help you succeed!

The Technique of Bobbin Lace

Author: Pamela Nottingham
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486292052
Format: PDF, Docs
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Authoritative, comprehensive manual-completely revised-includes hundreds of visual instructions and clearly worded text for creating Torchon, Bedfordshire and other exquisite laces.

Stitched Gifts

Author: Jessica Marquez
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 1452120528
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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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.

The Country Living Handbook

Author: Abigail R. Gehring
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1628739681
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Packed with step-by-step instructions, useful tips, time-honored wisdom, and both illustrations and photographs, this compact guide has everything you need to dive into a more self-sufficient life. From canning and preserving to keeping chickens, fermenting vegetables to soap-making, Gehring covers all the basics in this easy-to-read, approachable collection. Topics covered include: Generating your own energy Herbal medicine Cheese-making Maple sugaring Farm mechanics Building a smokehouse Dyeing wool Composting Disaster Preparedness And more! Whether you own one hundred acres or rent a studio apartment in the city, this book has plenty of ideas to inspire you. Learn how to build a log cabin or how to craft handmade paper; find out how to install a solar panel on your roof or brew your own tea from dried herbs; Cure a ham, bake a loaf of bread, or brew your own beer. This book has something for everyone.

More Splash Than Cash Window Treatments

Author: Donna Babylon
Publisher: Window Treatements
ISBN: 9780966822717
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Suggests ways in which windows can be economically treated using curtains, shades, and valances, and includes photographs and instructions to recreate each project, as well as basic sewing pointers.

Peyote Stitch Beading Projects

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Publisher: Kalmbach Publishing, Co.
ISBN: 9780871162182
Format: PDF, Docs
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Beginning with a simple lariat made with a flat strip of peyote, Peyote Stitch Beading Projects includes projects and techniques for beaders of all levels, even absolute beginners. With more than 25 of the best peyote projects from Bead&Button magazine, this book has something for every taste. Step-by-step instructions, illustrations, and photos guide readers through a wide variety of peyote techniques, including 2- and 3-drop, ruffled, and spiral peyote. Directions for bracelets, necklaces, pins, purses, and home decor objects fill this inspiring volume.