Pub: C & T Publishing
You don’t have to be a master embroiderer to create beautiful crazy-quilt seams! With 480 seam designs to inspire your creativity, you’ll learn to stitch with uniform spacing for a professional appearance. Line everything up perfectly with five pages of full-size stitch templates and dozens of step-by-step illustrations. Then dress up embroidered seams with sparkly beads, buttons, sequins, and silk ribbon embellishments for endless creative combinations!
I just love Embroidery, and this book has over 400 stitch designs.
Even a complete beginner would be able to sew the amazing stitches and along with the instructions, hints and tips this is a book that definitely earns it’s shelf space.
The book is set in three sections. Templates, stitch instructions and design illustrations. The abundance of colour is both amazing and inspiring.
Advice on which needle to choose, and there are many.. embellishments to finish your design and much much more helps grow your embroidery know how and enhance your skills.
I especially loved the Stitch Template idea and I will be definitely make one. I have not come across this idea before and think it’s a genius idea.
About the Author
Kathy Seaman Shaw teaches sewing, ribbon embroidery and quilting at regional guilds and the community college in her area. Her blog series of free, online crazy-quilt courses began in 2011 and continues to draw visitors from around the world.
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