Stitch-Opedia PDF ePub eBook

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Stitch-Opedia free pdf There is nothing as beautiful as a wonderfully-worked embroidery design, either used to adorn clothing or as an embellishment on a home accessory. Now a new generation is rediscovering the pleasures of the centuries-old craft. Written for beginners and experts alike, "Stitch-Opedia" describes in detail hundreds of embroidery stitches. Each stitch is grouped into sections that include: canvas work, crewel work, hardanger, pulled work, stumpwork and much more. Each stitch includes close-up, detailed color photographs, a full-color working diagram, and accurate written instructions. An extremely helpful alphabetical listing with close-up thumbnail photographs appears later in the book allowing the user to cross-reference each stitch. With sections on materials and equipment, basic techniques, and a collection of motifs that can be either copied or transferred to fabric, this beautifully-designed, full-color book is sure to attract newcomers and experts alike with its combination of convenience and creative encouragement.

About Helen Winthorpe Kendrick

HELEN WINTHORPE KENDRICK is a freelance textile artist and teacher living in England. She enjoys incorporating a "story" into her pieces and uses the variety of threads, fabric, and stitches to convey a theme or idea. As well as exhibiting her work, she takes commissions, gives talks, and runs workshops on a variety of embroidery techniques.

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Author : Helen Winthorpe Kendrick
Publisher : St Martin's Press
Data Published :
ISBN : 0312611595
EAN : 9780312611590
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 224 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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