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Hand Embroidery Basics. Learn How to Hand Embroidery Basic Stitches and Techniques

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Hand Embroidery Basics. Learn How to Hand Embroidery Basic Stitches and Techniques

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39 pagine
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Dec 2, 2018
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9781386578734
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In her book, Hand Embroidery Basics; Learn How to Hand Embroidery Basic Stitches and Techniques, Florence Schultz teaches you how to embroider. This book is geared toward absolute beginners and teaches you all about embroidery floss and embroidery equipment, basic stitches and techniques, to a quick tutorial on counted cross stitch. Florence uses easy to understand instructions and step by step illustrations to teach you the basics of hand embroidery.

Surface, or hand, embroidery is a time honored craft. It has its roots in the ancient world and has been used for many centuries to embellish garments, religious vestments, home décor, and many other projects. In this book you well learn all the basic embroidery stitches.

  • Running Stitch
  • Straight Stitch
  • Outline or Back Stitch
  • Split Stitch
  • French Knots
  • Satin Stitch
  • Raised Satin Stitch
  • Long and Short Stitch
  • Blanket Stitch
  • Lazy Daisy
  • Chain Stitch
  • Threaded Running Stitch

Each step is clearly explained and illustrated with large clear images. Florence's style is laid back and relaxed. She shares tips to help you begin your lifelong journey with embroidery. Next she teaches you the basics of cross stitch and gives you an overview of counted cross stitch. Florence explains how to start a counted cross stitch pattern and how to find the center of your pattern and cloth. She also gives you tips on how to start and stop without the use of knots.

This book is an excellent resource to learn how to hand embroidery and even experienced embroidery artists will find her style refreshing. Be sure to get your copy today. If you've always wanted to learn the art of embroidery, but thought it was too complicated, this book is for you. With easy to understand instructions you will be taking needle to fabric in no time. Get your copy today!

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INTRODUCTION

Embroidery has been used through the ages to embellish and beautify garments, religious vestments, and home décor items. You can find examples of embroidery in almost all cultures through the ages. In this book we will learn the basic stitches used for hand embroidery and I will share some examples of the different types of embroidery styles popular today. I hope this book starts you out on a lifelong love of hand embroidery. I learned to stitch when I was very young at the side of my grandmother and I still enjoy embroidery today. So are you ready to learn a time honored craft? Great, lets begin!

CHAPTER ONE – Thread and Equipment

This chapter will serve as a quick overview to get you acquainted with the different types of embroidery floss and equipment used in hand embroidery. Embroidery thread, known as floss in the US, comes in many different colors and variations. It is also available in several different types of fibers and thicknesses.

Stranded Cotton

Stranded cotton is what most of us are familiar with. In the US this is what we refer to as embroidery floss. It comes in small skeins with six strands of thread. The six strands of thread are each made up of two smaller plies which are

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