Rebecca Ringquist s Embroidery Workshops

Author: Rebecca Ringquist
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 1613129793
Format: PDF, ePub
Download Now
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.

Rebecca Ringquist s Embroidery Workshops

Author: Rebecca Ringquist
Publisher: Stewart, Tabori and Chang
ISBN: 9781617691416
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Download Now
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 a cloth sampler designed especially for the book (and packaged in an envelope at the back), table linens, wall art, and clothing embellishments.

Encyclopedia of Embroidery Stitches Including Crewel

Author: Marion Nichols
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486139778
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Download Now
Precise explanations and instructions, clearly illustrated, on how to work chain, back, cross, knotted, woven stitches, and many more — 178 in all, including Cable Outline, Whipped Satin, and Eyelet Buttonhole. Over 1400 illustrations.

Mary Thomas s Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches

Author: Mary Thomas
Publisher: Trafalgar Square
ISBN: 9781570761188
Format: PDF, Kindle
Download Now
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.

Hoop Dreams

Author: Cristin Morgan
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 168335219X
Format: PDF, ePub
Download Now
Vibrant color and rich textures abound in Hoop Dreams, a stylish embroidery guide for the modern maker. Author Cristin Morgan of Marigold + Mars outlines the basics of 10 classic embroidery stitches and then teaches you how to use them to create 20 beautiful and practical projects for hoops, for the home, and to wear. New and experienced embroiderers alike will be delighted by the fresh motifs and bold color palettes and empowered by the easy step-by-step instructions and templates, which show that with just a few simple stitches, some basic materials, and an idea or two, you can stitch just about anything. A glossary of more than 50 additional patterns and motifs will inspire you to personalize your projects and use your newfound embroidery skills in fresh and imaginative ways. As an added bonus, the book includes an envelope with 10 carbon transfer papers for quickly transferring patterns to fabric.

Stitch the Halls

Author: Sophie Simpson (What Delilah Did)
Publisher: Pavilion Books
ISBN: 191090449X
Format: PDF, ePub
Download Now
Stitch yourself a merry little Christmas with What Delilah Did. With three themed collections: Merry and Bright, Stylish and Chic, and Classic and Cosy, you'll find something to suit whatever your holiday style. This thoroughly modern take on counted embroidery is all you need to create your perfect hand stitched Christmas. With a comprehenisve stitch directory, a variety of simple techniques and a selection of colourful bite-sized projects to entertain beginners and experienced stitchers alike, you will be hard pressed to stop yourself from making them all. Look out for Fair Isle-inspired Christmas Jumpers, a spectacularly stylish Polar Parade and a neon-infused Advent Tree that cannot fail to make this your merriest and brightest Christmas ever. So join Delilah in celebrating her favourite time of year with charts and instructions for 12 stitched decorations that are, quite simply, heirlooms in the making.

The Stitch Bible

Author: Kate Haxell
Publisher: David & Charles
ISBN: 9781446301661
Format: PDF, Mobi
Download Now
Thread your needle and master the art of embroidery in this indispensable guide to the most popular stitches and essential stitching techniques. Whether you are new to sewing and stitching or you want to increase your repertoire, The Stitch Bible is the ideal reference, with 225 embroidery stitches and techniques, plus 17 gorgeous projects to practise what you have learned. This comprehensive guide includes Freestyle embroidery techniques, Hardanger embroidery stitches both in traditional white and contemporary colours, Blackwork stitches based on geometric designs, Crewelwork tapestry techniques, sparklingly elegant Goldwork, striking Pulled Thread embroidery, bold and beautiful Canvaswork and delicate Drawn Thread techniques. Features include: Beautiful inspirational photography of the projects you can make with these stitches. Step-by-step illustration for all 225 stitches, making it simple to complete each stitch perfectly. 17 contemporary projects to put your new found skills to use straight away. All the templates and charts needed to complete the projects. Comprehensive information on the materials and equipment you need. Advice on the basic techniques such as how to transfer a design onto fabric, how to use an embroidery frame, how to read an embroidery chart and how to lace and frame your embroidery. This essential bible to stitching will become a trusted resource and a firm friend on your craft bookshelf.

Stitch Sampler

Author: Lucinda Ganderton
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780135011577
Format: PDF, ePub
Download Now
This clear & concise reference guide shows readers how to use & combine every stitch to achieve the best decorative & textural affects. Loaded with enticing & accessible photographs. More than 200 decorative and practical stitches-fully illustrated and clearly explained. Stitch craft in Color: Stitch Sampler is a practical and inspirational guide to choosing and working a comprehensive range of stitches. Packed with color photographs of finished stitches and work in progress, it is an invaluable source of reference for embroidery, canvas work, dressmaking, and other needlecrafts. For quick and easy reference, stitches are grouped under the headings of outline and border, filling, openwork, and needlepoint stitches. Every stitch is accompanied by step-by-step instructions, and every stage of the working is illustrated with clear, annotated photographs. A time-saving information box shows the finished stitch close-up and includes advice on how to use it and which threads and background fabrics are the most suitable. Stitches are graded according to the level of skill required. Stitch Sampler features a unique photographic gallery, showing finished samples of each stitch for comparison and selection. The book also includes a practical section that demonstrates how to prepare threads and fabrics and how to select materials. Both an instructional manual for beginners and a source book for the more accomplished stitches, Stitch Sampler is the essential guide to modern needlework--Publisher description.

Secret Garden Embroidery

Author: Sophie Simpson (What Delilah Did)
Publisher: Pavilion Books
ISBN: 1910496979
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Download Now
Stitch your very own horticultural haven with What Delilah Did. Step into Miranda Merriweather's magnificent secret garden, where lucky clovers grow in spades and the towering tulips reach six feet tall. This whimsical collection of botanical-inspired needlework projects will take you from budding novice to confident stitcher as you explore a variety of simple counted embroidery techniques. Bursting with colour and filled with designs to suit a range of abilities, you needn't be green-fingered to recreate a slice of this magical rural retreat in your own home. Keep your eyes open for beautiful Lacewing Butterflies, Arbour Alphabet Flags, a super-sweet Milk and Honey Bee and a naughty little Early Bird called Gerald who is guaranteed to brighten up your summer. Projects are design-led, practical and colourful, and many can be completed within a weekend. The style is light and folksy but still retains What Delilah Did's signature pared-down and stylish aesthetic. Materials are high quality, with an emphasis on texture and sophisticated colours. Florals play a large part, but are beautiful and modern rather than flouncy, ranging from folky to botanical in style.