Elegant Hardanger Embroidery

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Description

Benefits of ‘Elegant Hardanger Embroidery’

Discover what it is like to study as if this wonderful teacher were at your side, as you learn from this wonderful Hardanger embroidery book:

  • how to easily create the stitches of Hardanger embroidery
  • how to work those harder stitches that you don’t get in beginners books
  • how to knit the characteristic fringes to edge your Mountmellick embroidery
  • why you don’t need to be afraid of cutting the fabric threads
  • hints and tips that you normally only learn in classes
  • how to fix mistakes
  • how to use your skills to work elegant Hardanger projects

Inside ‘Elegant Hardanger Embroidery’

Elegant Hardanger Embroidery: a step-by-step manual for beginners to advanced has 64 pages, containing three information packed chapters:

  • Chapter 1: Before you begin details all the materials used to create Hardanger, many of which you will probably already have in your stash! It explains how to read a Hardanger chart, and about stitching order. There are tips for left-handed stitchers and on caring for your embroidery.
  • Chapter 2: Stitch instructions and techniques works step-by-step through each stitch and technique required for learning Hardanger embroidery. The steps have text instructions and a clear diagram to show you what you should be doing. There are many helpful hints and tips to enable you to get the best results.
  • Chapter 3: Hardanger projects has fifteen beautiful projects to practice your skills. The projects, ranging from large to small have varying applications, including a table runner, hand towel, cushions, gift cards, sampler, and a scissors case. With gorgeous photographs, you won’t be able to resist them. Each project has a clear chart with step-by-step instructions detailing preparation, embroidery, construction and finishing.

Additional information

Weight 0.4 kg
Dimensions 28 × 20 × 5 cm