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    Embroidery Books

    Quilting for Embroiderers

    Six beautiful projects, for all skill levels, from a cushion to large quilts,
    take the combination of quilting and embroidery to new levels.

    This 144 page colour book has three liftout pattern sheets providing
    full size embroidery designs and templates for every project.
    All embroidery stitches and quilting techniques are clearly illustrated with
    step-by-step instructions.


    A-Z Of Embroidery Stitches

    From the publishers of Inspirations magazine, this book is one of the great reference books for embroidery stitches of all time. A complete manual for the beginner through to the advanced embroiderer. Easy to follow instructions, over 1300 step-by-step color photos, and over 140 stitches and stitch variations

    BE-037......... $69.98 

    A-Z Of Bullions

    From clowns and airships to roses and lavender this extraordinary book features over 120 bullion designs, 146 step-by-step photographs, hints, expert's articles and patterns. It is full of inspirational ideas and practical advice.

    BE-034....... $79.98

    A-Z Of Embroidered Flowers

    The fifth book in the best selling A-Z series, this book offers great instruction for beginners and beyond. It is filled with hundreds of step-by-step colour photographs with easy to follow instructions, hints and a diverse range of designs.

    BE-036....... $59.98

    A-Z Of Crewel Embroidery

    This book introduces you to the tradition that is Crewel Embroidery and its transformation into an art form that is so popular today. The book is a perfect introduction for beginners and a 'must have' for more experienced embroiderers.


    A-Z of Embroidery Stitches 2
    Broaden you stitch vocabulary!

    More than 145 new stitch techniques are included in this book.  Each one is fully explained with clear step-by-step photographs.  Some stitches include Siennese stitch, Roumanian stitch, Italian insertion and American edging, rope, and ladder.  Some stitches are variations of familiar stitches such as cross stitch - chained, cross stitch - raised, and deerfield herringbone stitch. 
    A wonderful reference book full of information, embroidery stitches and techniques essential to every needleworkers library.


    Embroidery & Cross Stitch

    The book presents a stunning showcase of Australia's most talented craftspeople, focusing on popular crafts such as embroidery, patchwork and quilting, decorative art, and teddy bear making.

    Lavish photographs and clear, concise instructions for each project, makes this book easy and enjoyable to use.  Patterns are clearly presented, at or near actual size,  A separate guide to materials and equipment within each book is a handy reference for beginners and experienced craftspeople alike.

    This inspiring, hardcover book is out of print but I have a few left in stock.


    Sale:  $33.99

    Techniques for Making Ribbon Flowers and Trimmings

    by Helen Gibb

    Leading ribbonwork designer Helen Gibb's love of antique handwork transpires in another sumptuous book of ribbon delights. The eye appealing treasure, blooming with more beautiful bouquets expands on classical techniques for manipulating and stitching ribbon. Ribbonwork uses a variety of ribbons in different styles, textures, colours, and widths to make flowers and leaves. Each flower and leaf is made separately and then arranged into a pleasing composition.This is not the same as silk ribbon embroidery.


    An Encyclopedia of 101 Embroidery Stitches

    Two colour plates show the 101 stitches in full colour for a wonderful reference tool. Large detailed illustrations show how to create each stitch. 68 pages soft cover.


    Brazilian Three-Dimensional Embroidery

    Contains instructions and 50 transfer patterns.

    BE-022................Out of Stock

    Beautiful Embroidered Quilts
    A collection of glorious embroidered quilts
    to take your breath away.

    • Australia's most talented embroidery designers have beautifully combined the crafts of embroidery and quilting to create these 6 magnificent quilts.  Each design can be easily adapted to any embroidery project.
    • 450 step-by-step photographs, full size patterns, clear construction diagrams and detailed instructions bring these masterpieces within reach of embroiderers and quilters of all skill levels.


    Embroidery Stitch Bible

    Over 200 embroidery stitches are featured, from basic cross stitch and chain stitch to more complicated couching, laid work and drawn thread work. Stitches are arranged according to their use, making it a simple task to find the one you need, and each is explained in full with photographs and easy-to-follow diagrams.

    BE-024..... Out of Stock

    Embroiderer's and Quilter's Sourcebook
    by Angela Thompson

    A dazzling variety of styles is included in this overview of historical and world textiles. An array of techniques is illustrated, from patchwork, quilting, applique, beadwork, counted thread and free stitch to goldwork and metal thread, whitework, smocking and machine embroidery. There are even sections on tassels, edges and 3-D work. A very unique book

    BE-025......Out of Stock

    The Embroiderer's Handbook

    The essential guide to over 150 creative stitches and a comprehensive reference book for the embroiderer. Clear instructions and photographs show every stage of working a stitch making even the most intricate technique easy to follow. Practical hints on using different threads, fabrics and equipment and tips on solving common problems.


    Stitching for Beginners and Beyond
    23 Amazingly simple projects from the publisher of Inspirations Magazine

    • A fabulous collection of quick and easy projects for the beginner or time starved embroiderer.
    • Decorate your home, embellish your clothing and make gifts for family and friends while learning to stitch. 
    • Each of the 23 projects can be created with five or less of the most basic stitches. 
    • Fabric, thread, tools and stitches are demystified. 
    • Give it a try and be amazed at the beautiful projects you can create with minimum effort.

    BE-027.....................$34.98   $28.98

    Shadow Work the Easy Way

    Includes directions with great illustrations for step by step for 2 different methods. Includes colour plates and patterns to get you started on this wonderful embroidery technique.  Out of Print.  Only 2 copies left

    BH-007.......out of stock

    Shadow Work Embroidery
    With 108 Iron-On Transfer Patterns

    This helpful guide features over 100 iron-on transfer patterns of wreaths and bouquets, baskets, angels, birds and butterflies, monograms and many other charming images.  Designs range in size from dainty motifs to full-page illustrations and include corner motifs, borders, medallions, sprays and garlands.

    BH-036.............out of stock

    Shadowwork Fun and Fancy

    This vast collection of almost 300 shadowwork designs in a variety of sizes will have your needles stitching.  Included are complete instructions and stitch diagrams for working shadowwork from both the front and the back and 14 surface embroidery stitches. 



    The Embroidered Miniature Quilt

    Combine the joys of quilting and embroidery to create this beautiful miniature quilt.  Includes full size patterns and step-by-step photographs.

    Create a colourful miniature Baltimore quilt using surface embroidery and stumpwork techniques, all explained with detailed instructions and step-by-step photographs.


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