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The Art of Elegant Hand Embroidery Embellishment and Applique

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It's a needlework garden filled with exquisite, floral-themed blocks to instruct and inspire today's needle artists. This award-winning book carefully describes and illustrates 62 embroidery stitches and dozens of techniques for ribbonry, stumpwork, fabric, and needle turn appliqué on floral-based blocks. With over a hundred block designs, create your own needle art flowers by completing 4 step-by-step sampler quilt projects with coordinating full-color diagrams and illustrations. Also included is a DVD with 124 printable patterns, a sizing chart, list of supply resources, and suggestions for further reading.


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Pages 256
Publish Date 2011-02-02
Size 8.25" x 11.0" x 1.25"
Author Janice Vaine
Product Form Hardback


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, 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. Jan lives in Jacksonville, FL. (

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