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Encyclopedia of Classic & Vintage Stitches

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It's the ultimate sourcebook for stitchwork practitioners! This hardworking, stunningly illustrated reference and project book provides an essential guide for embroiderers at any level. Inside you'll find 245 embroidery stitches photographed close-up, accompanied by stitch-by-stitch instructions, hundreds of illustrations, and meticulous charts and diagrams. Twenty-four superb projects offer practice-makes-perfect work on every kind of embroidery, from cross-stitching and huck-weaving, crewel, and needlelace to smocking and bargello. For each type of embroidery, full details are also given on suitable fabrics, types of threads and needles, how to prepare the fabric, and best uses for the embroidery.

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Pages 176
Publish Date 2016-03-08
Size 8.5" x 11.0" x 0.43"
Author Karen Hemingway
Product Form Paperback / softback

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About the Author

The book is written by a team of contributors, each one presenting information, stitches, and projects in their specific area of expertise. Project manager Karen Hemingway is a writer and editor with 30 years' publishing experience who has written and contributed to many how-to books on knitting, embroidery, and quilting. She is the author of Super Stitches Knitting; Quilt Patchwork & Appliqué; Step-by-Step Sewing Course; and wrote the basic skills sections for Make Your Own Contemporary Quilts.

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