The Art of Creative Stitchery in 25 Innovative Projects.
Explores the technique of using a machine for the traditional craft of embroidery, with 25 stunning examples to create in both contemporary and traditional styles.
Providing a comprehensive instruction for newcomers to the craft, inspiring the more experienced to experiment with and develop the potential of the medium. Each project is an original work in its own right, but collectively the pieces represent a complete course in machine embroidery - covering all the techniques and short cuts possible with a sewing machine.
Free stitch, appliqué, cut work, shadow work and open work are all clearly explained, enabling readers to create beautiful and desirable items - jewellery, clothing, bed linen, cushions and accessories, even a paper portfolio - as they learn new techniques.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 12 / 2002
- 229 x 229 x 13mm