The Stitches of Creative Embroidery

The Stitches of Creative Embroidery This classic book of embroidery stitch instructions shows than different stitches many of them endangered ethnic types which have not been in print before Many countries including France Spain

  • Title: The Stitches of Creative Embroidery
  • Author: Jacqueline Enthoven
  • ISBN: 9780887401114
  • Page: 340
  • Format: Paperback
  • This classic book of embroidery stitch instructions shows than 200 different stitches, many of them endangered ethnic types which have not been in print before Many countries including France, Spain, India, Mexico, and the Orient are represented Step by step diagrams and photographs of finished articles will inspire even a beginner.

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    1. It contains most inspiring few pages I have ever read about embroidery, inspiring me to get better and showing me the way to do it."Learn to doodle with a needle.  After you have learned or become reacquainted with a few stitches, play with them and see how you can vary them.  Lengthen them, shorten them, bring them closer together or farther apart, try thinner or heavier threads, and experiment with texture.  Once you have mastered a number of stitches, you will find that ideas for using the [...]

    2. geez, I got this book from my grandmother years ago when I first started embroidering. I had figured that it was out of print. Good to see that it's not, though, because even though there are newer books, this is a really great compendium of different stitches.

    3. this is perhaps my favorite resource for crazy quilt stitches--it is not something that I can carry around in my embroidery bag, which is all that limits it

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