The Beginner's Guide to Freestyle Embroidery

Author(s): Christina Marsh

Embroidery

This volume contains attractive projects suitable for embroiderers of all skill levels. It covers basic techniques, materials and equipment for the beginner, and advice on subjects of interest to the more experienced embroiderer. The final section of the book contains an extensive motif library. Contents: Getting started: materials and equipment - transferring designs - using a frame - starting and finishing stitching - mounting work. Project chapters: just five stitches - stems and outlines - knots and dots - chains and loops - solid and open fillings - borders and bands - mix and match.

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'Comprehensive... all you need to know' New Stitches

Christina Marsh started her own needlework business, Bramley Haven Designs in 1990, designing many well-known kits, Christina also produces work for leading natinal needlecraft magazines and has written several cross stitch books. She is also a professional photographer. Christina lives Sevenoaks, Kent

Introduction Getting Started Materials and equipment Transferring designs Using a frame Starting and finishing stitching Mounting work Project Chapters Just Five Stitches Stems and Outlines Knots and Dots Chains and Loops Solid and Open Fillings Borders and Bands Mix and Match Motif Library Acknowledgments and Index

General Fields

  • : 9780715314821
  • : david
  • : david
  • : 0.49
  • : May 2003
  • : 263mm X 193mm X 12mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Christina Marsh
  • : Paperback
  • : New edition
  • : 746.44042
  • : 128
  • : 60 colour photographs, 60 two-colour illustrations, index