Presented in a quick and easy-to-understand format, this essential guide includes 30 favorite embroidery stitches to practice and inspire creativity! Providing needle and thread reference charts and step-by-step techniques for French knots, chain stitches, feather stitches, and more, this book is a must-have for any embroiderer on any skill level. Its compact size makes it perfect to keep on-hand in your project bag so you never have to be without it!
Janice Vaine--seamstress, quilter, Appliqué_ enthusiast, pattern designer, and teacher--enjoys sharing her love of needlearts with her students. Her teaching credentials include The Elly Sienkiewicz Appliqué_ Academy, the International Quilt Festival, and quilt and sewing shops for over 20 years. Jan finds joy studying the methods used by needle artists of antique quilts and vintage embroidery and how they interpreted their designs with elements of embroidery, stumpwork and ribbonwork. The exquisite handwork of treasured vintage pieces is the inspiration for her fresh new designs. Jan lives in Jacksonville, FL. (grahamcrackercollection.com)