The Right-Handed Embroiderer's Companion - Yvette Stanton

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The Right-Handed Embroiderer's Companion by Yvette Stanton is a step-by-step stitch dictionary is the must-have stitching companion. With clear step by step instructions and easy to follow diagrams for over 170 stitches, you will refer to this well written and presented book again and again. The photographed examples of the stitches will inspire you to stitch. (We recommend that all left-handers have a copy of The Left-Handed Embroiderer's Companion - see separate listing) Each stitch is taught in fully diagrammed, step-by-step format Clear diagrams to help you see exactly how to work the stitch, and concise written instructions explain each step Photos of each finished stitch so you can see exactly what it should look like Vibrant inspiration photos for each stitch to show you creative ways to use them Diagrams showing how left-handers work each stitch, to compare the right- and left-handed methods. This is very useful for teachers of left-handed students. Hints and tips to help you with tricky steps and techniques A comprehensive range of surface stitches, counted thread stitches and needlepoint stitches including: antwerp edging, armenian edging, back, basque, braid edging, breton, bonnet stitch, bullion knot, buttonhole, cable, cable chain, cable plait, cast on, ceylon, chain, chevron, chinese knot, colonial knot, coral knot, couching, cretan, cross, diamond, diamond upright, drizzle, eyelets, feather, florentine, fly, four-sided, french knot, glove, gobelin, hedebo, hem, herringbone, hollie, jessica, long and short, loop, montenegrin, mountmellick, mountmellick thorn, needleweaving bars, norwich, nun, palestrina knot, parma, pearl, pin, plaited braid, queen, raised fishbone, rhodes, rope, rosette, running, satin, scottish, scroll, seed, sheaf filling, shisha, smockers' knot, split, spider web, stem, tent, thorn, trellis, turkey work, vandyke, wheat ear, woven picots... and many variations of these embroidery stitches! No more searching for stitch diagrams on the internet or in books, as it is all right here in The Right-Handed Embroiderer's Companion. This is a stitch dictionary that makes it easy to learn all you need to know, and shows you exactly how to do it. 160 pages Paperback 195 x 275 mm / 7 5/8 x 10 7/8 in 170+ embroidery stitches shown step-by-step over 1000 full colour photos and diagrams Published August 2010 ISBN 978-0-9757677-4-0

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