Code 9781782211617
A-Z Embroidery Stitches - Country Bumpkin
Code 9781782211617
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  • Description

    The A-Z of Embroidery stitches is designed to encourage you to try new techniques, explore new horizions, and above all, to experiment. Whatever your status as an embroiderer, we hope this book kindles your enthusiasm, and provides you with an enriched knowledge of this timeless art.

    This comprehensive guide to embroidery stitches contains all the embroiderer needs to know to work dozens of stitches, and includes full advice on everything from choosing materials, beginning and ending a thread and using hoops to working as a left-handed embroiderer and learning how to paint threads. Step-by-step photography and clear instructions make the techniques achievable for beginners as well as providing an invaluable reference guide for experienced embroiderers.

    • Comprehensive guide to embroidery stitches
    • Full of hints and tips covering all the embroiderer needs to know
    • Revamped design of a book that has sold well over many years

    Table of Contents

    4 Welcome - fabric beginning and ending thread transferring designs needles
    8 Algerian Eye Stitch
    9 Arrowhead stitch
    9 Back stitch
    10 Blanket stitch
    Pinwheel double detached
    Detached twisted long and short
    Looped scallops
    17 Braid stitch
    18 Bullion knot
    Rose with bullion centre
    Susan O'Connor rose rosebuds
    Rose with padded satin centre
    Bears bow
    Detached chain combination
    31 Buttonhole stitch
    32 Cast-on stitch rose
    34 Chain stitch
    Twisted alternating
    Whipped interlaced
    Open rosette rose
    40 Chinese knot
    41 Colonial knot
    42 Combination stitch
    Apple blossom
    Flower bud
    44 Concertina rose
    45 Coral stitch
    46 Couching
    Bow Bokhara
    Lattice Roumanian trellis
    51 Cretan stitch
    52 Cross stitch
    Long armed
    Straight stitch combination
    54 Crow’s foot
    55 Cutwork embroidery
    56 Danish knot
    57 Detached chain flowers
    French knot combination flower
    Blanket stitch combination
    59 Detached wheatear stitch
    60 Drizzle stitch flower
    61 Ermine filling stitch
    62 Eyelets
    Flowers shaped
    64 Faggoting
    65 Feather stitch
    Closed double and triple
    Variations single
    Spanish knotted
    70 Fishbone stitch raised
    72 Fly stitch twisted leaf
    74 Folded Ribbon rose
    76 Four-legged knot stitch
    77 French knot
    Ribbon flower
    79 Gathered rose
    80 Ghiordes knot
    81 Glove stitch
    81 Grab stitch with ribbon bud
    82 Granitos
    82 Hem stitch
    Antique serpentine
    85 Herringbone stitch
    86 Holbein stitch
    87 Laid work
    88 Long and short stitch
    89 Loop stitch
    Daisy daffodil flower
    Twisted plumes
    93 Needleweaving
    Bar open base picot
    Closed base picot
    96 Net stitch
    97 Outline stitch
    98 Oyster stitch
    99 Palestrina stitch
    100 Pin stitching
    101 Pistil stitch
    101 Plume stitch
    102 Raised cup stitch
    103 Rhodes stitch circular
    104 threading Ribbon
    104 Ribbon stitch
    Rose water lily
    107 Running stitch
    108 Satin stitch
    Bow with split stitch outline
    Padded padded berries
    111 Scroll stitch
    111 Seed stitch
    112 Shadow work
    Double back stitch
    Closed herringbone stitch
    114 Shadow trapunto
    115 Sheaf filling stitch
    116 Shisha stitch
    118 Smocker’s knot
    119 Spider web rose
    120 Split stitch
    120 Split back stitch
    121 Sprat’s head
    122 Star stitch
    122 Stem stitch
    Encroaching whipped
    Portuguese knotted raised
    Ribbon rose
    127 Straight overcast stitch
    128 Straight stitch
    Flower raised
    130 Stumpwork berry
    131 Tête de boeuf Stitch
    131 Thorn stitch
    132 Thread painting
    133 Twirled ribbon rose
    134 Wheatear stitch
    134 Whipping stitch
    135 Whipped stitch rose
    136 Wool rose
    138 Wound rose
    139 Woven filling stitch
    140 Zigzag stitch
    141 Index
    144 Bibliography


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