Your go-to reference guide for embroidery!
250 embroidery stitches and techniques, from simple to advanced
29 beautiful projects for clothing, home accessories, and more, so you can practice your newfound skills
A visual encyclopedia with high-quality photography and helpful captions & diagrams
Inspiring comprehensive guide is a must-have for embroiderers of any skill level
A visual encyclopedia of stitches, Big Book of Embroidery is the essential reference guide for both beginner and experienced embroiderers.
Packed with 250 popular embroidery stitches and techniques for looped stitches, straight stitches, knotted stitches, cross-stitch, long stitches, and more, this book will help you to understand the basics while you learn to embroider various details and designs within those fundamental methods. After learning the basic stitches and their variations, move on to the more advanced woven, couching, smocking, and needlework stitches, plus many more!
Learn the art of embroidery quickly with concise text, easy-to-follow close-up photography, and step-by-step instructions and illustrations. Also included are 29 inspirational projects to create décor, shirts, shorts, tablecloths, linens, wall hangings, and more so you can practice and build on the skills and designs you've learned. Embroider charming flowers, succulents, birds, hearts, snowflakes, butterflies, fruits, and more, with confidence!
Big Book of Embroidery is perfect for anyone, from beginner to experienced, who wants to learn and master the traditional craft of embroidery. With this comprehensive guide in hand, you'll be able to accomplish and perfect every stitch under the sun!
"If you've ever had the desire to pick up a needle and thread, the Big Book of Embroidery is sure to get you started. With in-depth stitch guides and beautiful projects, there's something for every style and skill-level."
—Esme Clemo, Craft and Home Editor, Woman & Home and Woman's Weekly
Softcover - 8 x 10 inches