Synopses & Reviews
This exciting introduction to metallic threads in embroidery features 14 dazzling projects from designers worldwide. Metallic and metal threads are some of the most interesting and useful materials available to needleworkers today, adding beautiful and dramatic effects to even the simplest designs. These stunning stitched images include hummingbirds, sunlit as they sip nectar from vibrant flowers; a dragonfly with gossamer wings that shimmer in the mist; and a sleeping mermaid, her tail iridescent and hair gleaming. Step-by-step advice throughout is illustrated with inspirational color photography and clear line drawings, making this the essential guide for anyone using metallic threads.