The Beginner's Guide to Freestyle EmbroideryBook - 2003
Visually exciting and full of ideas to inspire, this book is packed with decorative stitches and attractive projects suitable for embroiders of all skill levels. Basic techniques are described in an accessible way and accompanied by clear step-by-step photographs and diagrams. The practical sections on materials and equipment, how to transfer designs or use a frame, and mounting the finished work are ideal for the beginner. The experienced embroiderer will find plenty of advice on colour scheming, stitch and thread options, how to create repeat patterns or extend projects. The final section of the book contains an extensive motif library. Whether the reader is new to the art of surface embroidery or wishing to develop their skills, this comprehensive book provides all the practical help and inspiration required to create truly beautiful needlework and is sure to become a valued source of reference.
Publisher: Newton Abbot : David & Charles, 2003.
Characteristics: 128 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.
Alternative Title: Anchor complete embroidery course.