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First Time Embroidery and Cross Stitch

Author : Linda Wyszynski
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Learning how to embroider and cross stitch has never been simpler! Like having a personal instructor at your side, this beginner’s guide teaches everything you need to know about a variety of hand stitching techniques. Filled with detailed descriptions of materials and tools, the easy step-by-step instructions for classic embroidery, crewel, and cross-stitch will have you creating and embellishing projects like jewelry, journal covers, pillows, fashions, and more with confidence. With First Time Embroidery and Cross Stitch, you’ll be personalizing your own amazing pieces with beautiful stitches in no time.

First Time Embroidery and Cross Stitch

Author : Linda Wyszynski
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Learning how to embroider and cross stitch has never been simpler! Like having a personal instructor at your side, this beginner’s guide teaches everything you need to know about a variety of hand stitching techniques. This beginner’s guide, by embroidery professional Linda Wyszynski, uses easy-to-follow, photo-illustrated instruction to teach you the basics of classic embroidery, crewel, and cross-stitch techniques. In no time, you can use these methods to create beautiful, personalized designs. After a review of equipment and supplies, fabrics, threads, patterns, and stitching basics, jump right in with these step-by-step projects: Creative embroidery – Embroidered Jacket Collar and Embellished Pillow Case Crewel – Paisleys and Pearls Pillow and Touch of Gold Fedora Hat Cross-Stitch – Violet Blossoms Candle Band and Springtime Journal There’s a first time for everything. Enjoy the journey and achieve success with First Time Embroidery and Cross-Stitch. Each book in the First Time series distills how-to guidance and advice from an expert on a specific topic into targeted step-by-step instruction geared toward the absolute beginner.

First Time Felting

Author : Ruth Lane
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In First Time Felting, felting and fiber expert Ruth Lane teaches a class for absolute beginners on three classic methods of felting. Start by learning about the various types of wool fibers used for felting, preparing them for the process, and simple methods for dyeing. Next, discover the basic supplies and techniques for wet felting, nuno felting, and needle felting. You’ll use those essential skills to make fun, easy projects—artworks, embellished fashions, three-dimensional figures, and more—skills you’ll turn to again and again to create your own original pieces!

Cross Stitch for the First Time

Author : Donna Kooler
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All the basics of this popular and time-tested method of embroidery are compiled here in a full-color, easy-to-understand format. The introduction covers tools and general techniques, while a series of questions and answers outlines all the stitching basics, from cross-stitching with more than one color of floss to creating specialty stitches. Twenty delightful projects, geared to the beginner, will help you master each skill. Make a Bless This Home sign with a fundamental cross-stitch. Embellish a Native American-inspired Lone Wolf embroidery with beading. As you work through the chapters, the knowledge you gain will build upon itself, eventually enabling you to tackle any cross-stitch project.

Cross Stitch by the Sea

Author : Ursula Michael
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EMBROIDERY. Keep your holiday dreams alive all year around with this fabulous collection of over 35 inspirational designs. Capture a wide assortment of seaside memories in cross stitch, from the bucket-and-spade family holiday to an exotic tropical island getaway. The projects include delightful framed pictures and colourful beach bags, as well as smaller quick-to-stitch coasters and cards. Each project features full making up instructions, clear colour charts and stunning photography.

Plant Lady Embroidery

Author : Applemints
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Brimming with over 300 botanical motifs, this wonderful resource will provide inspiration and instructions for embroidery artists and flower ladies everywhere. This collection features designs including flowers, ferns, succulents, leaves, bees and garden scenes. The books includes basic embroidery instruction for stitches and transferring designs onto fabric. Original designs and clear instructions make this book a must have for any embroidery enthusiast's library.

First Time Tunisian Crochet

Author : Margaret Hubert
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DIVIf you’re a fan of both knitting and crocheting, then Tunisian crochet is for you! Tunisian crochet is a needlework technique that borrows elements from both knitting and crocheting and is often referred to as “Afghan crochet” or “Afghan stitch”. A special hook called an Afghan hook is used for this method of crochet. First Time Tunisian Crochet is an informative crochet booklet that teaches different stitches, from easy (Tunisian simple stitch) to intermediate (seed stitch, knit stitch, and purl stitch) to experienced (rib stitch, clusters stitch, cable stitch). The booklet includes five fun projects: a throw, bag, wristlet, blanket, and vest./div

Simple Sewing Projects

Author : Make it Yourself Magazine
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From Make It Yourself magazine comes Simple Sewing, an all-inclusive introduction to sewing. Make It Yourself serves the new generation of crafters captivated by Etsy and Pinterest, inspiring them to try out sewing techniques by hand or machine. Whether it’s your first time stitching, you’re trying to introduce a friend or loved one to the craft, or you just want to brush up and expand your skillset, Simple Sewing Projects is for you. Whether you’ve been sewing for five weeks or five decades, Simple Sewing Projects features 120+ designs, tutorials, and accompanying patterns accessible to any sewer. The time-honored craft of sewing is a tremendously useful skill—it lets you create pretty and utilitarian pieces that can be given as gifts or used to bring color, texture, and interest to your life. The designs are easy enough for beginners but will also have great appeal to more experienced sewers looking for something fun to whip up in an afternoon or two. Each project is presented with a finished photo; step-by-step instructions, illustrations, and photos; and corresponding patterns where necessary. The look and feel of the book puts a fresh spin on traditional sewing with youthful, on-trend DIY fashion, accessories, and decor. From appliqué affirmation pillows to embroidered jewelry, from five-minute wreaths to dog beds, whether you sew for practical reasons or purely for the satisfaction of making something by hand, Simple Sewing Projects will inspire you to get stitching. Just some of the projects: Pillows & Throws Denim Grommet Pillow, Recycled Sweater Throw, Rosette Pillow Home Dec & Accessories Embroidered Tea Towels, Monogrammed Cards, Embroidered Coasters Purses, Bags & Personal Accessories Denim Tote, Fabric Clutch, Embroidered Scarf Kids & Pets Girl’s Ruffle Skirt, Fabric Bunting, Dog’s Food and Drink Mat and Cushions Simple Storage Reusable Snack and Sandwich Bags, Felt Pencil Case, Make-in-Minutes Jewelry Bag Notions & Pincushions Donut Pincushions, Circle Sewing Bag, Stuffed Mushroom Case Holiday Projects Napkin Rings, Make-in-Minutes Gift Tags, Stockings

Cross stitch for the First Time

Author : Donna Kooler
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“Treats all the basics of cross-stitch—except the actual sewing...presented in 20-question formats, with over-size charts, graphs, and directions. Designs are simple, featuring animals and nature.... [with a] gallery showcasing the work of nine needlepoint artists....Metric conversion charts appended.”—Booklist. “Public libraries—even the smallest—cannot go wrong purchasing this title.”—Library Journal.

The Absolute Beginner s Guide to Hand Embroidery and Needlework

Author : Marie Stewart
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The Absolute Beginner's Guide to Hand Embroidery and Needlework A Simple, Handy Pocket Reference Guide with Step-by-Step Instructions Over 65 Photographs for Learning Over 15 Stitches: with 7 FREE Patterns! Have you ever wanted to learn how to do hand-stitched embroidery, but didn't know where to start? Have you always wanted to tap into the ancient art of hand embroidery but thought it was too hard? In this simple, easy-to-understand beginner's guide, I should you all of the absolutely necessary essentials of how to do hand embroidery. In these pages, you will learn the basics of the vast world of embroidery. Needle and thread are a part of our collective experience as humans. Embroidery is a skill we pass on to others, and the items we make tie families and friends together. The matriarchs in my family have been my rock. They first showed me the magic of hand embroidered items- how special a handmade piece became when it was embossed by hand, with love. My mother, grandmother, and great aunt instilled their love of thread in me. I hope to share that love with you through this book! Imagine the extra special gifts you can bestow on your friends and family with hand-stitched embroidery. You, too, can leave a lasting legacy that has been time-tested and worn through the ages. In this book, I show you exactly how to get started on your journey of embroidery. I composed this book with an audience in mind of the absolute first time beginner, so the steps are easy to follow. I have also included over 40 time-tested tips and tricks from my many years of crafting embroidered pieces. I illustrated the stitches and each step along the way with over 65 pictures for you to follow along. It's like I am sitting in your living room right beside you, instructing you personally! In this book, we will talk about the history of needlework crafts and embroidery. It's important that you truly understand the weight of this line of crafting. You will learn: What materials you will need Advice for fabric choices Thread selection tips Hoops and frames selection What incidental tools you may need Preparations to take How to trans your design The very fundamentals of embroidery Instruction on threading a needle (it's not that obvious!) That was just the FIRST part of this amazing guidebook! In this second half, we will talk about the actual stitches. I give you easy to follow, step-by-step instructions for how to complete the essential primary stitches. Running Stitch Holbein Stitch Pattern Darning Back Stitch Stem Stitch/Outline Stitch Long Stem Stitch Scroll Stitch Chain Stitch Blanket/Buttonhole Stitch Appliqu� Filling Stitches Satin Stitch Long and Short Stitch Detached Stitches Cross Stitch Knots French Knot We will also discuss how to care for your embroidered pieces. Then comes the BEST part! I have included 7 simple "practice patterns" for FREE just for you to test your new skills! As a BONUS When you purchase the paperback book from Amazon, you can download the eBook version absolutely FREE! You may want to strongly consider this, because the eBook version contains all of the photographs in FULL COLOR. I hope this book touches you with a love of embroidery, just like my grandma shared with me. Happy Stitching!

Cross Stitch to Calm

Author : Leah Lintz
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In Cross-Stitch to Calm you'll stitch away your stress with this simple, yet meditative craft. Only a bit of embroidery floss, a needle, and fabric are needed. 40 unique, yet simple cross-stitch patterns are featured, along the themes of Creatures, Nature, Symbols, and Words. Through beautiful imagery and easy-to-stitch shapes, Cross-Stitch to Calm will help you enjoy a new pastime while creating beautiful art for yourself and others."--Provided by Amazon.com.

Embroidery Secrets of Embroidery for Stitching and Applique to Custom Embroidery Designs Starting an Embroidery Business

Author : Mary Ann Clark, Malibu Publishing
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Embroidery is a type of stitching that can be found all over the world. It has long been a tradition for making various types of arts in different cultures. Many hobby shops offer patterns for embroidery. You can make great looking designs by following the layout of the colors on the fabric. You can make pictures to frame, tea towels, and works of art to display around your home. You can also create your own custom embroidery designs to place on things. Many people look for someone who can customize this type of work for them. It is a great gift to give someone an embroidered project that has the names and birthdates of their children or their grandchildren.

Embroidered Effects

Author : Jenny Hart
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Now in ebook for the first time ever! Embroidery empress Jenny Hart taught her legion of fans the basics with the best-selling Stitch-It Kit and Sublime Stitching. Now, for the first time ever in digital format, she takes stitchers one step further with instructions and diagrams for more than 35 stitches. This very special ebook includes the text from the print version, plus instructions for how to print the patterns and iron-on transfers. With lots of project photos for guidance, even beginners can learn how to stitch faux tattoos on their shirt sleeves, cheeky fan dancers on their shower curtains, and many more fun projects.

Altered Art for the First Time

Author : Madeline Arendt
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Uses instructions and photographs to outline the basics of altered art, covering projects for altering books, matchboxes, tins, purses, and luggage.

I Came a Stranger

Author : Hilda Polacheck
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Hilda Satt Polacheck's family emigrated from Poland to Chicago in 1892, bringing their old-world Jewish traditions with them into the Industrial Age. Throughout her career as a writer and activist, Polacheck (1882-1967) never forgot the immigrant neighborhoods, the markets, and the scents and sounds of Chicago's West Side. Here, in charming and colorful prose, she recounts her introduction to American life and the Hull-House community, her friendship with Jane Addams, her marriage, her support of civil rights, woman suffrage, and the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, and her experiences as a writer for the WPA.

Cross Stitch Made Easy

Author : Janis Applegate
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"Stitch it right the first time, every time"--Cover.

Cassell s Family Magazine

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Thread Folk

Author : Libby Moore
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Thread Folk: A Modern Makers Book of Embroidery Projects and Artist Collaborations is a modern refresh of an age-old craft. Author Libby Moore teaches basic stitches and how to choose materials, and shares original patterns with easy-to-remove perforated pages. Thread Folk Includes: • 15 embroidery projects • Step-by step instructions & modern patterns • 14 different stitches, from straight stitch to lazy daisy • Techniques to stitch on clothes, shoes, tote bags, and pillows Thread Folk also features Artist Collaborations, a series of projects based on the curated artwork of several distinctive, talented artists, including clothing designer Audrey Smit, and illustrators Alli Koch and Lauren Merrick. Materials Used: • Thread (Embroidery Floss or Metallic Thread) • Fabric (Quilting Cotton or Calico) • Embroidery Hoop • Embroidery Needle • Embroidery Scissors • Needle Minder

101 Cross stitch Patterns for Every Season

Author : Needlecraft Shop
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The first spring blooms. The warm summer breezes. The trees ablaze with fall color. The winter frost on the windowpanes. Each has a special enchantment all its own. Now you can celebrate the unique beauty of the seasons in timeless cross-stitch keepsakes that will be admired for years to come.

Sewing Super Useful Tips to Improve Your Sewing Abilities

Author : Rita Thompson
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Learning to sew is really one of those “hands on” type things. You can easily learn to sew but you have to take the time to try it out and see what works for you. The easiest thing you can do is sign up for a sewing lesson at your local craft, sewing machine or quilting store. Generally any store which sells the more expensive sewing machines will offer lessons for free or at a very reasonable cost. You do not have to buy their sewing machine simply to take a class and try out sewing for yourself. Grab this ebook today to learn everything you need to know.