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Stitching is one of the oldest of crafts, and has long been used for decorative as well as practical purposes. This thorough reference features over 260 embroidery stitches, including all the basic ones as well as those most commonly used today. Each stitch is presented with a photograph so that you know exactly what it looks like, a description of its main uses and easy-to-follow instructions and diagrams for stitching it. Explanations and tips to help you achieve the best results complete each entry. A final chapter on what to do once you have finished your embroidery includes suggestions for displaying your work to best effect, and information on how to care for it so that it will last for years to come. This book may be used in a number of ways, depending on your level of expertise: it is a wonderful and practical reference for all, from complete beginners through to expert embroiderers.
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Book Description Hachette Illustrated UK, 2005. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1844301400