This addition to the Inspirations Books catalogue brings you 17 gorgeous projects taken from past issues of books and magazines, designed by some of the world’s most respected needlewomen, including Susan O’Connor, Christine Bishop, Julie Graue, Liz Vickery, Carolyn Pearce and Anna Scott.
You’ll find 315 step-by-step photographs to help you create each one of these beautiful designs, while learning 60 different stitches and techniques. If that’s not enough to excite you, we’ve also included full size pattern sheets for all 17 glorious beaded projects.
If you love embroidery, these projects will inspire and delight you. And the beauty of bead embroidery is that, although it looks intricate and complicated, it really couldn’t be more simple – can you believe that the design pictured on the front uses only 3 stitches?
Included with each design, you’ll find hints from the experts to make sure your finished project looks just like the original.
Impress your friends by creating a dazzling evening bag, embellishing a cardigan with sophisticated beading, enhancing you tree with an exquisite Christmas decoration or constructing any other of these breathtaking designs.
Softcover, 128 pages.
The following stitches and techniques include:
Armenian edging stitch, appliqué, back stitch, basque stitch, breton stitch, beading, blanket stitch, bullion knot, bullion loop, chain stitch, closed herringbone stitch, colonial knot, colonial knot – running stitch combination rose, coral stitch, couched beads, couching, cross stitch flower, detached blanket stitch bar, detached chain, feather stitch, fly stitch, folded ribbon rose, french knot, gathered ribbon techniques, ghiordes knot, granitos, knotted cable chain, knitted pearl stitch, herringbone stitch, holbein stitch, lazy squaw stitch, long and short stitch, long and short blanket stitch, needlewoven bar, needlewoven picot, outline stitch, overcast stitch, overlapping sequins, padded satin stitch, palestrina stitch, pintucking, pistil stitch, portuguese knotted stem stitch, quilting, raised cross stitch flower, rolled ribbon rose, running stitch, satin stitch, seed stitch, split stitch, stem stitch, straight stitch, tufting, whipped, reverse chain stitch, whipped stem stitch, whipping, wrapping, zigzag chain stitch…