Celebrating The Stitch

Author: Barbara Lee Smith
Publisher: Taunton
ISBN: 9780942391398
Size: 38.46 MB
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Surveys the work of one hundred American and Canadian artists and explores the styles and the variety of textile processes that give contemporary North American embroidery its unique look

Alabama Stitch Book

Author: Natalie Chanin
Publisher: Stewart, Tabori and Chang
ISBN: 9781584796381
Size: 42.90 MB
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Including 20 projects to make, designer and author demonstrates how she learned to sew and how she has learned that what she makes is important to the community where she grew up.

120 Celebration Cross Stitch Cards

Author: Gillian Souter
Publisher: David & Charles
ISBN: 9780715319116
Size: 74.27 MB
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Over 120 cross stitch greetings card and tag designs await you in this colourful must-have collection. Mark any occasion on your calender with a cross stitch card selected from the extensive choice of exciting designs offered. Divided into four, main chapters, selecting a suitable design is simple. There is a card for every occasion, and always charted variations where applicable. Ideas and instructions are provided for mounting your work into cards, and even for decorating the card mount to ensure a special and polished finish. In addition, smaller motifs are charted for quick-to-stitch tags and each chapter features a selection of the charted designs made up into gifts to match the occasion.

Celebrate With A Stitch

Author: Mandy Shaw
Publisher: "F+W Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1446302644
Size: 68.65 MB
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Over 20 stylish projects featuring Mandy Shaw's unique motifs for births, birthdays, weddings, Christmas and other celebrations. Features bunting and pennant designs that can be adapted to suit any occasion. Perfect for all abilities, with clear step-by-step instructions and stitch diagrams for both right and left handers.

Alabama Studio Style

Author: Natalie Chanin
Publisher: Stewart, Tabori and Chang
ISBN: 9781584798231
Size: 38.63 MB
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In a follow up to Alabama Stitch Book, the author shares more of her stenciling, stitching and beading methods; provides more than 20 projects, including her award-winning dresses and skirts; and collects recipes from Southern food expert Angie Mosier.

Celebrations Of Stitching

Author: Krause Publications
Publisher: Krause Publications
ISBN: 1440222150
Size: 76.55 MB
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Stitch For A Good Cause! This one-of-a-kind compilation features needlecraft creations donated by more than 70 designers from around the world. Proceeds from the sale of this book will go toward the Copyright Protection Fund, which was created to help protect the needlecraft industry from copyright violations, as well as increase awareness of copyright issues. Designs include a wide range of styles and motifs, from animals, landscapes, and fantasy, to beautiful geometric designs. You will enjoy the versatility of the squares, whether stitched individually o r incorporated into larger designs. This well-organized book features: More than 70 original projects, from both well-known and new designers Squares that include counted cross stitch, drawn thread, hardanger, blackwork, and other specialty stitch techniques "Universal" color and stitch keys, used for all of the projects in the book, including both DMC and Anchor choices

Successful Lace Knitting

Author: Donna Druchunas
Publisher: Martingale
ISBN: 1604681128
Size: 48.27 MB
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This book presents not only a beautiful collection of patterns but also a fascinating biography of Dorothy Reade, arguably the mother of modern lace knitting. It's a must-have for any knitter who appreciates lace! Discover techniques and patterns developed by Reade in the 1960s as you create gorgeous projects featuring completely modern designs. Offers more than 20 exquisite patterns for everything from scarves and stoles to sweaters and socks to items for home decor Features a wide range of styles from top designers such as Annie Modesitt, Jackie Erickson-Schweitzer, and Evelyn A. Clark Presents a "now I get it" approach to using charts and knitting lace

The Geometry Of Hand Sewing

Author: Natalie Chanin
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 1683351231
Size: 10.61 MB
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As makers, we tend to learn different stitches over time without thinking much about how they relate to one another. But when Natalie Chanin and her Alabama Chanin and The School of Making teams began to look at needlework closely, they realized all stitches are based on geometric grid systems—and by using grids as guides, they could make learning stitches, even seemingly elaborate ones, as easy as child’s play. In The Geometry of Hand-Sewing Chanin presents their breakthrough method, featuring illustrated instructions (for both right- and left-handed stitchers) for more than 100 stitches—from the most basic straight and chain to the more fanciful feather and herringbone; photos of both right and wrong sides; and guidelines for modifying stitches to increase one’s repertoire further. To simplify learning, the book also includes two plastic stitching cards die-cut with the grids on which every stitch in the book is based. These reusable cards can be stitched through for practicing ( just as children use lacing cards to learn to tie shoes) or used as stencils for transferring grids to fabric.

Alabama Studio Sewing Design

Author: Natalie Chanin
Publisher: Stewart, Tabori and Chang
ISBN: 9781584799207
Size: 32.34 MB
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Guide to sewing and embellishing basic wardrobe pieces including mid-length skirts, fitted dresses, and fitted tops.

The Embroidery Stitch Bible

Author: Betty Barnden
Publisher: Krause Publications Craft
ISBN: 9780873495103
Size: 10.93 MB
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This is the stitch bible for embroiderers wishing to improve their technique and add new dimensions to their work. More than 200 stitches are photographed and accompanied by easy-to-follow charts.