100 Cross Stitch Patterns to Mix and Match PDF ePub eBook

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100 Cross Stitch Patterns to Mix and Match free pdf The first part of this book presents an overview of the basics of embroidery, including a look at the tools that are most useful such as needles, frames and scissors, and the materials that you might want to work with. There's an introduction to the basic stitch families, as well as a roundup of the possibilities of embroidery, and how to match fabrics and threads to what you want to create. The rest of the book consists of 116 mix-and-match patterns, organised by type: borders and flowers, alphabets and motifs patterns. These can be endlessly combined to create exactly the effect you want, simply by turning the cut pages. Whether you want to work large or small, create homewares, embellish clothes, or produce works of art, there are combinations of patterns here to meet your precise needs. Every pattern is shown in detail, with clear illustrations and concise, user-friendly descriptions. Innovative and practical, this is the perfect introduction to embroidery for beginners, and a useful quick-reference facility for more experienced crafters. Clear and simple stitch diagrams, with informative captions to make even complicated stitch sequences easy to work Round-up of the equipment stitchers will find most useful, together with an evaluation of materials suitable for every need Mix-and-match format allows endless combinations of stitches to meet crafters' precise embroidery ambitions.

About Jane Greenoff

Jane Greenoff, managing director of the Cross Stitch Guild, is one of the most successful and popular cross stitch designers in the world, and the author of 15 books. Jane lives with her family in a converted barn in Fairford, Gloucestershire.

Details Book

Author : Jane Greenoff
Publisher : Search Press Ltd
Data Published : 05 May 2010
ISBN : 1844484750
EAN : 9781844484751
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 144 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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