Synopses & Reviews
More than 200 stitches are photographed and accompanied by easy-to-follow charts in this essential reference for embroiderers. From basic cross-stitch and chain stitch to more complicated couching, laid work, and drawn thread work, this is the stitch bible for embroiderers wishing to improve their technique and add new dimensions to their work. Stitches are arranged according to their use, including outlines, filling stitches, isolated stitches, motifs, edgings, hems, insertions, flat stitches, backgrounds, and textures. Concealed spiral binding allows embroiderers to read and practice simultaneously.
- 200 photographed stitches accompanied by 400 illustrations
- Stitch selector for easy reference to all 200 stitches
- Glossary of embroidery stitches and techniques