Stitch Draw

Sketching and drawing in stitch and textile art

Author: Rosie James

Publisher: Pavilion Books

ISBN: 1849943060

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 300

View: 5877

A guide to figurative stitching with the sewing machine - using the thread and needle almost as a pencil. A look that is growing in popularity, figurative stitch work needs some guidance and a leading exponent of the style reveals the basics but also how to expand your repertoire to really showcase your creativity. The book covers: How to set up your machine; How to tackle drawing (with exercises that will help even those who are afraid to put pen to paper); Transferring drawing to cloth, working with transparency, different surfaces and adding fabrics and colour; Photography, with details on using photographs in textiles; Putting it all together with layering images, playing with scale, repetition and composition. Stunning work by Rosie James and other textile artists who work with figurative stitch are featured throughout the book.

Mary Frances Knitting & Crocheting Book

Author: Jane Eayre Fryer,Jane Allen Boyer

Publisher: Applewood Books

ISBN: 1557095973

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 270

View: 6095

This wonderfully illustrated book tells the story of Mary Frances, a little girl who learns all sorts of things from The Knitting People, fairy helpers who live in her house and surprise her with some delightful lessons on knitting and crocheting. They are such good lessons that almost before she knows it, Mary Frances has made the loveliest hats and sweaters and socks for her dolls. This classic is part of the Mary Frances Books for Children, a collection of children's instructional craft books, all of which were originally published in the early 1900s. For ages 9-12.

The Principles of Knitting

Author: June Hiatt

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1416535179

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 712

View: 5355

A revised and updated edition of a popular classic primer shares comprehensive guidelines for beginning and experienced knitters that demonstrate how to approach a full range of techniques, incorporating into the new edition the author's broadened insights from the past 25 years.

Royal School of Needlework Book of Embroidery

Author: Shelley Cox

Publisher: Search Press Limited

ISBN: 1781265437

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 400

View: 854

This beautiful book is a rich source of embroidery techniques, stitches and projects, covering eight key subjects in detail: crewelwork, bead embroidery, stumpwork, canvaswork, goldwork, whitework, blackwork and silk shading. Containing all the trusted, bestselling content from the RSN Essential Stitch Guide series, plus a new section on mounting your finished work, this fantastic book is a must-have for all embroiderers.

The Girl's Own Book

Author: Lydia Maria Child

Publisher: N.A


Category: Amusements

Page: 407

View: 6708

Activities for girls arranged under the broad headings Active exercises, Keeping animals, Automata, Baskets, Bees, Charades, Enigmas, Games, Instructive games, Games of memory, Gardening, Knitting, netting and crochet, Tatting, Needlework, Ornaments, Poetry, Puzzles, riddles, Rebuses, puzzles, conundrums, Silkworms, and Miscellaneous.

Lilo and Stitch Drawing Book Step-By-Step: Learn How to Draw Popular Characters from Lilo and Stitch with the Easy and Fun Guide

Author: Leonardo Ricci

Publisher: Independently Published

ISBN: 9781728754208

Category: Art

Page: 140

View: 5369

Why teach your kid to draw? There are so many reasons. Not only is it a relaxing and enjoyable experience for a child, but it improves their skills. Many children assume that you can either draw or you can't, but of course this isn't true. All great artists start somewhere