Stitch People

A 20-Project Guide to Modern Embroidery Techniques

Author: Jo Dixey

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781782215622

Category: Appliqué

Page: 128

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Learn to embroider project by project with Royal School of Needlework (RSN) trained, professional embroiderer Jo Dixey. Sure--coloring books are enjoyable and great for stress relief, but what if you want more? More creativity, more mindfulness and more fun? There are myriad crafts that can give you all of these and embroidery, or stitching, is one of them. Tap into your creative side and make one-off pieces of art, embellish clothing with images and symbols unique to you, or make beautiful gifts for your friends. Professional embroiderer Jo Dixey has designed this book to inspire and challenge both those new to embroidery and those with some knowledge of stitch who want to take their ideas further. Each project introduces new embroidery stitches and techniques. As you work through the ideas, you expand your skills and gain confidence in using stitches and ideas in your own work. The projects range from small embroidered cards to more complex pictures to hang on your wall; simple appliqu� for a scarf to an embroidered jacket--all based on the theme of people. Templates of the images to stitch are provided for photocopying and there is a photo gallery of all the stitches covered in the book, along with step-by-step photographs of key techniques, such as transferring patterns onto fabric or using wadding to create 3D effects.
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The Sewing Bible

A Modern Manual of Practical and Decorative Sewing Techniques

Author: Ruth Singer

Publisher: Clarkson Potter

ISBN: N.A

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 304

View: 6685

A comprehensive resource is not only filled with easy-to-use instructions, it also contains over 750 full-color photos that complement explanations of both basic and advanced techniques and instructions for 20 functional, fashionable sewing projects.
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The Stitch Bible

A Comprehensive Guide to 225 Embroidery Stitches and Techniques

Author: Kate Haxell

Publisher: David & Charles

ISBN: 9781446301661

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 176

View: 8478

Thread your needle and master the art of embroidery in this indispensable guide to the most popular stitches and essential stitching techniques. Whether you are new to sewing and stitching or you want to increase your repertoire, The Stitch Bible is the ideal reference, with 225 embroidery stitches and techniques, plus 17 gorgeous projects to practise what you have learned. This comprehensive guide includes Freestyle embroidery techniques, Hardanger embroidery stitches both in traditional white and contemporary colours, Blackwork stitches based on geometric designs, Crewelwork tapestry techniques, sparklingly elegant Goldwork, striking Pulled Thread embroidery, bold and beautiful Canvaswork and delicate Drawn Thread techniques. Features include: Beautiful inspirational photography of the projects you can make with these stitches. Step-by-step illustration for all 225 stitches, making it simple to complete each stitch perfectly. 17 contemporary projects to put your new found skills to use straight away. All the templates and charts needed to complete the projects. Comprehensive information on the materials and equipment you need. Advice on the basic techniques such as how to transfer a design onto fabric, how to use an embroidery frame, how to read an embroidery chart and how to lace and frame your embroidery. This essential bible to stitching will become a trusted resource and a firm friend on your craft bookshelf.
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Alabama Stitch Book

Projects and Stories Celebrating Hand-Sewing, Quilting and Embroidery for Contemporary Sustainable Style

Author: Natalie Chanin,Stacie Stukin

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams

ISBN: 9781584796381

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 176

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Includes 20 projects to make, designer and author demonstrates how she learned to sew and how she has learned that what she makes is important to the community where she grew up.
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Hoop Dreams

Modern Hand Embroidery

Author: Cristin Morgan

Publisher: Abrams

ISBN: 168335219X

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 7406

Vibrant color and rich textures abound in Hoop Dreams, a stylish embroidery guide for the modern maker. Author Cristin Morgan of Marigold + Mars outlines the basics of 10 classic embroidery stitches and then teaches you how to use them to create 20 beautiful and practical projects for hoops, for the home, and to wear. New and experienced embroiderers alike will be delighted by the fresh motifs and bold color palettes and empowered by the easy step-by-step instructions and templates, which show that with just a few simple stitches, some basic materials, and an idea or two, you can stitch just about anything. A glossary of more than 50 additional patterns and motifs will inspire you to personalize your projects and use your newfound embroidery skills in fresh and imaginative ways. As an added bonus, the book includes an envelope with 10 carbon transfer papers for quickly transferring patterns to fabric.
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Mein großes Nähmaschinen-Atelier

Schritt für Schritt zum Meisterstück ; mit Schnittmustern in Originalgröße

Author: Jane Bolsover

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783772467523

Category: Sewing

Page: 160

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Quilten für Dummies

Author: Cheryl Fall

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527706046

Category:

Page: 308

View: 6866

Arbeiten Sie gern mit Stoffen, Farben und Mustern? Cheryl Fall zeigt Ihnen, wie Sie mit Ihrem Hobby wunderschöne Kunstwerke schaffen können. Von der Auswahl an Stoffen und Fäden über das Design des Quilts bis zum richtigen Handwerkszeug, in leicht verständlichen Schritt-für-Schritt-Anleitungen stellt sie Ihnen 17 verschiedene Projekte vor. Anfänger finden hier Tipps, wie sie mit einfachen Mustern einsteigen können. Erfahrene Quilter finden Anleitungen für außergewöhnliche Designs. Ob Sie mit der Hand oder mit der Nähmaschine arbeiten, das Muster selbst entwerfen oder eines der vorgeschlagenen Designs als Vorlage nehmen, dieses Buch begleitet Sie bei Ihren Projekten.
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The Mr X Stitch Guide to Cross Stitch

Author: Jamie Chalmers

Publisher: Search Press(UK)

ISBN: 9781782214243

Category: CRAFTS & HOBBIES

Page: 144

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Chalmers, alias Mr. X Stitch, introduces cutting-edge projects, complete with charts, and shows that beauty and innovation are still alive and kicking. He teaches the basics of the craft, and then pushes the boundaries with urban flavors, glow-in-the-dark threads and plastic, while showing that cross stitch is an art in its own right.
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Der große Fotoguide für die perfekte Passform

Author: Sarah Veblen

Publisher: Stiebner Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3830709153

Category: Architecture

Page: 224

View: 6854

Auf dem Weg zu maßgeschneiderter Kleidung ist dieser Band eine unverzichtbare Grundlage: Präzise formuliert und mit Fotografien zu jedem Arbeitsschritt bestückt, führt die umfangreiche Anleitung zur perfekten Anpassung und Umsetzung von Schnitten für alle Basics der Damenbekleidung. In Wort und Bild erläutert wird hier nicht nur die exakte Vermessung für Blusen, Röcken, Blazer, Tuniken und Hosen, sondern auch die richtige Übertragung der Abmessungen auf vorhandene Schnittmuster. Darüber hinaus hält der Band Lösungsvorschläge bei Problemen mit der passgenauen Linienführung für alle Körperkonstitutionen bereit und ist damit ein praktischer Begleiter durch viele eigene Schneider-Projekte.
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The Crafty Kids Guide to DIY Electronics: 20 Fun Projects for Makers, Crafters, and Everyone in Between

Author: Helen Leigh

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 1260142841

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 288

View: 8957

Craft awesome DIY electronics projects using fabric, paper, and creativity-- no prior experience necessary! This fun TAB guide provides an entertaining, hands-on introduction to electronics and making. The book contains 20 DIY projects that teach electronics and craft skills using inexpensive, readily available materials. You’ll also find four fun interviews with awesome makers. The author explains how to work with conductive thread, sewable LEDs, copper tape, small motors, simple sensors, and more. Written by a dedicated hobbyist, The Crafty Kid's Guide to DIY Electronics: 20 Fun Projects for Makers, Crafters, and Everyone in Between focuses on paper circuits, soft circuits, wearables, and robots. Designed for children interested in exploring, the book is also ideal for established hobbyists with senses of humor! Inside you’ll discover how to: •Get up and running with electronics and crafting•Build interactive paper projects that light up, buzz, vibrate, and dance•Use cardboard and origami—even create a pop-up cityscape with lights!•Make sewing projects that use conductive thread and electricity•Assemble a constellation night light and a grumpy monster with a tilt sensor•Add wearable technology to your gadgets•Make an LED paper flower crown and a mood badge•Work with robotics and develop your own robot-based projects•Construct an extremely effective robot alarm clock
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Digitales Textildesign

Author: Melanie Bowles,Ceri Isaac

Publisher: Stiebner Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3830708548

Category:

Page: 192

View: 1818

Was bislang vor allen Dingen Grafikdesignern das Leben leichter machte, bestimmt nun auch zunehmend den Arbeitsalltag von Modedesignern: Programme wie »Photoshop« oder »Illustrator« werden zu unverzichtbaren Instrumenten bei der Erstellung von Entwürfen, Mustern und Schnitten. Die Autorinnen zeigen in mehr als zwanzig leicht nachvollziehbaren Kursen Schritt für Schritt denWeg zu den ersten eigenen Printmustern am Rechner auf, die dann sowohl für die traditionelle Textilproduktion als auch für den digitalen Druck geeignet sind. Zudem wird der derzeitige technische Status Quo in der Modebranche aufgezeigt und ein Einblick in die Möglichkeiten des Digitaldrucks gewährt.
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Stickerei-Zeit

Kultur und Kunst in St. Gallen 1870 - 1930 ; Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, 1. April - 6. August 1989

Author: Marianne Gächter-Weber

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Art, Modern

Page: 270

View: 8894

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Whip Up Mini Quilts

Patterns and How-to for 26 Contemporary Small Quilts

Author: Kathreen Ricketson

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 0811879941

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 176

View: 7389

Kathreen Ricketson, founder of the internationally popular Web site WhipUp.net, presents 20 contemporary quilts from across the globe in this charming, easy-to-follow guide. From the lovely English Garden Quilt to the playful Road Transport Pillow, the projects collected in Whip Up Mini Quilts cover all sorts of themes and looks. With plenty of step-by-step instructions and helpful how-to illustrations, this book showcases an artful approach to design basics while outlining the fundamentals of quilting techniques
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Nähen für Dummies

Author: Jan Saunders Maresh

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527667792

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 351

View: 1924

Nähen will gelernt sein und das geht am besten mit Schritt-für-Schritt-Anleitungen. Die Autorin Janice Maresh weiht Sie in die Grundlagen des Nähens und Schneiderns ein, zeigt Ihnen, welches Handwerkszeug Sie benötigen, und erklärt Ihnen, wie Sie Schnittmuster lesen. Sie werden sehen, wie einfach es ist, modische Stücke ganz nach Ihrem eigenen Geschmack zu nähen. Fortgeschrittene finden nicht nur Tipps und Tricks, wie sie Taschen, Ärmel & Co. passend gestalten, sie erhalten auch Anregungen für stilvolle Dekoprojekte. Außerdem erfahren Sie, wie Sie ihre Kleidung ausbessern und verschönern und wie Sie die häufigsten Fehler beim Nähen vermeiden.
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Norah Gaughan's Knitted Cable Sourcebook

A Breakthrough Guide to Knitting with Cables and Designing Your Own

Author: Norah Gaughan

Publisher: Abrams

ISBN: 1613122918

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 240

View: 6586

This guide for the modern knitter presents more than 150 new and innovative cable stitch patterns ranging from basic to complex and offers enlightening insight into how cables are engineered, how knitters can design their own, and how knitters can mix and match cables in a knitting pattern. Teacher, author, and master knitter Norah Gaughan shares her design principles and offers clear cable-making instruction throughout, always in a conversational, easy-to-understand voice that proceeds naturally, as one cable idea leads to the next. Master the art of cable knitting, then test your newfound skills with the 15 garment patterns for wraps, sweaters, and accessories. Also available from Norah Gaughan: Knitting Nature,Comfort Knitting and Crochet: Afghans and Comfort Knitting, and Crochet: Babies and Toddlers.
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Häkeln für Dummies

Author: Susan Brittain,Karen Manthey

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527710159

Category:

Page: 320

View: 4804

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Stoff-Manipulation

150 kreative Nähtechniken

Author: Ruth Singer

Publisher: Stiebner Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3830709110

Category: Architecture

Page: 176

View: 9986

Kein Stoff gleicht dem anderen und daher sind auch beim Nähen kreative Verarbeitungsmöglichkeiten gefragt: Die vielfach prämierte Autorin Ruth Singer lädt mit diesem Band zum Experimentieren ein und gibt ihre langjährige Erfahrung weiter. Die vorgestellten Grundtechniken für spannende Raffungen, raffinierte Applikationen oder dekorative Falten sollen dazu anregen, neue Kombinationen zu wagen und auch ungewöhnliche Wege in der Verarbeitung zu gehen. Ob Quilten oder Smoken der Fantasie sind keine Grenzen gesetzt und die Umsetzung der 150 hier präsentierten Techniken aufgrund der präzisen Erläuterungen ein Leichtes.
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