S is for Stitch

S is for Stitch Author Kristyne Czepuryk
ISBN-10 9781607056515
Release 2013-01-16
Pages 143
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Presents instructions for making embroidered alphabet squares and other designs for both boys and girls, which can be used in quilts, pillows, wall art, and home accessories.



The Embroidery Stitch Bible

The Embroidery Stitch Bible Author Betty Barnden
ISBN-10 0785831061
Release 2013-09-09
Pages 256
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The photographed samples are shown full-size. Each stitch is fully described and illustrated with numbered figures and accompanied by a list of its main uses, with helpful notes on the working method. Many stitches have alternative names; these are also listed, and included in the index as a useful reference aid. The Embroidery Essentials chapter will help you choose appropriate materials and equipment for whatever technique you intend to use. Here you will find general information applicable to all types of embroidery The Working Practice chapter is divided into sections each one of the techniques sections includes general working guidelines, followed by specific working methods for various types of embroidery: how to choose and use suitable fabrics, threads, and stitches for a wide variety of effects, from dramatic blackwork to intricate three-dimensional techniques.



Johnson s New Universal Cyclop dia

Johnson s New Universal Cyclop  dia Author
ISBN-10 PRNC:32101078163308
Release 1878
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Johnson s New Universal Cyclop dia has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Johnson s New Universal Cyclop dia also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Johnson s New Universal Cyclop dia book for free.



10 20 30 Minutes to Learn to Crochet

10 20 30 Minutes to Learn to Crochet Author Leisure Arts
ISBN-10 9781609000981
Release 2010-12-01
Pages 48
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10-20-30 Minutes to Learn to Crochet (Leisure Arts #5285) makes it possible to learn a relaxing new hobby by taking advantage of little snippets of time throughout the day! Step-by-step instructions and expert advice guide you through the basics of crochet, for both right-handed and left-handed beginners. Then there are 9 fresh designs to put your skills to use: Dishcloth, Striped Scarf, Henrietta Hippo toy, Sweet Mary Janes and Manly Moccasins (baby booties), Twinkling White Baby Afghan, Textured V-Neck Pullover (ladies chest sizes 36" to 51"), Building Blocks Quilt, and Mountains Afghan.



Stitch Zakka

Stitch Zakka Author Gailen Runge
ISBN-10 9781607057338
Release 2013
Pages 144
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Features twenty-two contemporary embroidery projects as well as instructions for learning basic stitches and for transferring patterns to fabric.



Stitch

Stitch Author Cath Kidston
ISBN-10 1849491399
Release 2012
Pages 160
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Following the runaway success of 'Sew ', Cath Kidston has turned her designer's eye to stitching. Reinventing the arts of needlepoint and cross stitch for today's crafter, Cath has injected her own distinctive style of cheery, homemaking prints into these traditional crafts.



Slow Stitch

Slow Stitch Author Claire Wellesley-Smith
ISBN-10 9781849943505
Release 2015-09-17
Pages 128
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The pleasures to be had from slowing down can be many, with connections to sustainability, simplicity, reflection, and tuning into traditional and other multicultural textile traditions. Slow Stitch is a much-needed guide to adopting a less-is-more approach, valuing quality over quantity, and bringing a meaningful and thoughtful approach to textile practice. Claire Wellesley-Smith introduces a range of ways in which you can slow your textile work down, including: Using simple techniques inspired by traditional practice (including hand-stitch rhythms) Reusing and re-inventing materials (reuse even old textile projects) Limiting your equipment Mending revisited (practical and decorative techniques) Project ideas and resources that help towards making a more sustainable textile practice Richly illustrated throughout, and showcasing work from the best textile artists who work in this way, this is a truly inspirational book for those looking to reconnect with their craft and to find a new way of working.



Doodle stitching

Doodle stitching Author Aimee Ray
ISBN-10 1600590616
Release 2007
Pages 128
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A guide to embroidering hand drawn designs onto clothing, accessories and home accents. Also, shows how to transfer your own doodles onto fabric.



500 Alphabets in Cross Stitch

500 Alphabets in Cross Stitch Author Julie S. Hasler
ISBN-10 0715306103
Release 1998
Pages 160
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If you're a newcomer to cross stitch, start here! Just one "initial" exercise from these 500 alphabets will act as your passport to the wonderful world of embroidery. Attractive lettered cushions, frills, and mini-samplers give a cozy touch to your home. Stash your sewing supplies in a frame craft box with "A stitch in time" embroidered on the lid. A picnic ensemble -- mats, napkins, and more -- makes lunch even more enjoyable. Send a handmade birthday, wedding, or get-well card. Filled with charm and easy to make, these projects will start you on a lifetime of embroidery! A Selection of BOMC's Crafters Choice Book Club.



The Crochet Stitch Bible

The Crochet Stitch Bible Author Betty Barnden
ISBN-10 0785830480
Release 2013-05-01
Pages 256
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The Crochet Stitch Bible contains over 200 stitches explained in full, and is a perfect starter guide for beginners, with advanced projects and details for experts. The handy spiral bound design allows this book to be laid open on a work surface for easy reference, and makes a wonderful addition to the library of any crafter, crocheter, or knitter. Includes step-by-step instructions for basic stitches, textured stitches, fans and shells stitches, mesh and filet stitches, openwork and lace stitches, trims and edgings, clusters, puffs, and bobbles, spike, relief, tunisian, multi-color, squares, and special stitches. Crochet is the technique of making a looped fabric from a continuous length of yarn, using a single hook. The word "crochet" itself derives from the French "croc," meaning a hook (or crook); an old scottish name for crochet is "shepherd's knitting." It is one of the most portable and flexible of crafts, requiring only a hook and some yarn. Once you have mastered the basic techniques, you can create a fascinating variety of effects.



Stitch Kitsch

Stitch Kitsch Author Jennifer Heynen
ISBN-10 9781617450563
Release 2015-09-14
Pages 112
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Put the fun back in sewing with little treasures to sew, embellish, and share! Popular fabric and pattern designer Jennifer Heynen invites you to choose your own sewing adventure with 44 playful projects that make perfect gifts. From pouches and pincushions to quilts and cheerful home decor, each of the 11 featured designs includes 3 happy variations. Turn a funky wallhanging into bull’s-eye pillows, a pom-pom trivet, or a lap quilt—the choice is yours! Choose your own sewing adventure, and then embellish projects with embroidery, buttons, trims, topstitching, and fusible appliqué (full-size patterns included)—until they are uniquely yours.



Celebrate with a Stitch

Celebrate with a Stitch Author Mandy Shaw
ISBN-10 9781446302644
Release 2013-08-30
Pages 128
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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.



A Rainbow of Stitches

A Rainbow of Stitches Author Muriel Brunet
ISBN-10 9780823014781
Release 2009
Pages 240
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A single volume including a how-to stitch guide, project ideas and an encyclopedia of motifs--including charming flourishes, monograms and more--is designed for embroiderers of all skill levels, with plenty of colorful inspirations augmented by 900 full-color illustrations. Original.



The Subversive Stitch

The Subversive Stitch Author Rozsika Parker
ISBN-10 9780857721921
Release 2012-11-25
Pages 336
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Rozsika Parker's re-evaluation of the reciprocal relationship between women and embroidery has brought stitchery out from the private world of female domesticity into the fine arts, created a major breakthrough in art history and criticism, and fostered the emergence of today's dynamic and expanding crafts movements._x000D_ _x000D_ 'The Subversive Stitch' is now available again with a new Introduction that brings the book up to date with exploration of the stitched art of Louise Bourgeois and Tracey Emin, as well as the work of new young female and male embroiderers. Rozsika Parker uses household accounts, women's magazines, letters, novels and the works of art themselves to trace through history how the separation of the craft of embroidery from the fine arts came to be a major force in the marginalisation of women's work. Beautifully illustrated, her book also discusses the contradictory nature of women's experience of embroidery: how it has inculcated female subservience while providing an immensely pleasurable source of creativity, forging links between women._x000D_ _x000D_ "A book wonderfully rich, not only in information, but in people and ideas." - 'Guardian'_x000D_ _x000D_ "A marvellously written and illustrated book." - 'Times Educational Supplement'



Stitch by Stitch

Stitch by Stitch Author Deborah Moebes
ISBN-10 1440211612
Release 2010-08-25
Pages 224
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Learn to Love Sewing, Stitch by Stitch So, you love all that gorgeous designer fabric and you really want to make something with it. Or maybe you've taught yourself a little sewing know-how but have become frustrated. Whatever your background, Stitch by Stitch guides you through everything you need to know to start sewing and make it to the varsity level. Inside Stitch by Stitch, you'll learn essential sewing skills--everything from basic stitching and backtacking to creating gathers, making darts and using multi-sized patterns--while completing appealing projects. In the book's unique format, skills and projects build upon each other so that you get instant gratification and motivation to progress. Stitch by Stitch, learn to love sewing with: A guide to the machine, notions and fabric. Get to know your sewing machine and learn about all the essential materials and tools you need to get started. 11 modern, stylish projects. A variety of projects--like a simple tote, a piped throw pillow, a hipster belt, a sweet A-line skirt and a cap-sleeved blouse--will build your sewing skills while giving you great pieces to show off. Clear and comprehensive step-by-step photo instruction. No vague illustrations that keep you guessing. Bonus CD. Includes PDF patterns for apparel projects (in sizes 4-14), stitch practice guides, sample applique designs and more. Whether you're a sewing novice or returning sewist, Stitch by Stitch will give you the confidence and skills to keep motivated, get great results and finally learn to love the process.



A Stitch of Time

A Stitch of Time Author Lauren Marks
ISBN-10 9781451697513
Release 2017-05-02
Pages 384
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"An eloquent memoir of a 27 year old actress who suffered a massive brain aneurysm onstage at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and awoke to discover that she had aphasia, a rare condition in which one loses the ability to speak, read and write"--Provided by publisher.



Stitchopedia

Stitchopedia Author Helen Winthorpe Kendrick
ISBN-10 9781408119983
Release 2010-02-02
Pages 256
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This is a concise yet comprehensive reference to decorative embroidery stitches. It starts with a thorough discussion of the different types of materials that can be worked on as well as a discussion of various types of equipment. It then talks about basic techniques, transferring designs, doing your own designs, and how to present finished work. The great bulk of the book however consists of the various stitches and how to do them. They are grouped in sections on blackwork, canvas work, crewel work, hardanger, pulled work, and stumpwork. For all the stitches there are detailed instructions, clear stitch diagrams and accurate detailed colour photographs of the finished stitches as well as examples of the stitches on various textiles. There are also projects included as well as lists of techniques for which the stitches could be used. The book is heavily cross-referenced and it should become an indispensable reference source for everyone interested in embroidery - whether amateur or experienced embroiderer.