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Stitch Magic: Ideas and Interpretation

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Product description

This guide includes a selection of stitching from different cultures and a selection of contemporary work provides inspiration for experimenting with the basic hand stitches. Chapters give advice on the choice and planning of stitches and the creation of unusual backgrounds.;The techniques within different stitch families are introduced - couching, detached chain, twisted chain, cretan stitch, cross stitch, buttonhole stitch and knots - including advice on building them into imaginative, textured surfaces.;The text also contains sections on blending and integrating stitches, combining hand- and machine-stitching and using stitches for a specific purpose, such as for texture, joinings, borders, marks or landscape. A gallery section gives an overview of the work of leading embroiderers.
Very good condition. Dedication inside.

Item details

Author(s):
Jan Beaney and Jean Littlejohn
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
220 mm x 285 mm x 834 g
Edition:
1998
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
071348196X
ISBN-13:
9780713481969
Number of pages:
144
Publisher:
Batsford
Title:
Stitch Magic: Ideas and Interpretation

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This guide includes a selection of stitching from different cultures and a selection of contemporary work provides inspiration for experimenting with the basic hand stitches. Chapters give advice on the choice and planning of stitches and the creation of unusual backgrounds.;The techniques within different stitch families are introduced - couching, detached chain, twisted chain, cretan stitch, cross stitch, buttonhole stitch and knots - including advice on building them into imaginative, textured surfaces.;The text also contains sections on blending and integrating stitches, combining hand- and machine-stitching and using stitches for a specific purpose, such as for texture, joinings, borders, marks or landscape. A gallery section gives an overview of the work of leading embroiderers.
Very good condition. Dedication inside.

Author(s):
Jan Beaney and Jean Littlejohn
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
220 mm x 285 mm x 834 g
Edition:
1998
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
071348196X
ISBN-13:
9780713481969
Number of pages:
144
Publisher:
Batsford
Title:
Stitch Magic: Ideas and Interpretation

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