Hand Embroidery Stitches At-A-Glance
This essential pocket-sized guide includes favorite stitches, embroidery options, and handy charts for quick and easy reference anywhere!
- 30 embroidery stitches and techniques to practice and perfect
- Step-by-step instructions and illustrations provide an easy-to-follow how-to
- Needle and thread charts are included for convenient reference
- Dozens of stitch options to inspire creativity and achieve unique design variations
- Convenient compact size, only 4-inches by 6-inches, so you can tuck it in a project bag or purse and take it along anywhere
Presented in a quick and easy-to-understand format, this essential guide includes 30 favorite embroidery stitches to practice and inspire your creativity!
Providing needle and thread reference charts and step-by-step techniques for backstitches, blanket and buttonhole stitches, chain stitches, feather stitches, fly stitches, French knots, running stitches, stem stitches, and much more, this book is a must-have for every embroiderer regardless of skill level.
Each step is clearly illustrated, and concise instructions are provided for all the most popular stitches. Also included are helpful tips and variation options for most stitches to help you achieve various effects.
Hand Embroidery Stitches At-A-Glance is the perfect reference for any hand embroidery or stitching enthusiast. Its compact size fits easily into your project bag or purse for carry-along convenience, so you never have to be without it!
About the Author
Janice Vaine seamstress, quilter, appliqué enthusiast, pattern designer, and teacher enjoys sharing her love of needlearts with her students. Her teaching credentials include The Elly Sienkiewicz Appliqué Academy, the International Quilt Festival, Texas quilt guilds, and quilt and sewing shops for over 20 years.
Jan finds joy studying the methods used by needle artists of antique quilts and vintage embroidery and how they interpreted their designs with elements of embroidery, stumpwork and ribbonwork. The exquisite handwork of treasured vintage pieces is the inspiration for her fresh new designs.
Janice is author of The Art of Elegant Hand Embroidery, Embellishment and Appliqué, Appliqué & Embroidery Fundamentals and Embroidery & Patchwork Revisited. She lives in Jacksonville, FL.
- Page Count: 64
- Size: 4 x 0.25 x 6 inches