Crewel Twists: Fresh Ideas for Jacobean Embroidery

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Search Press #ad - More traditional embroidery including shading and satin stitch and the many variations of trellis couching to provide texture and interest. Whether you refer to it as crewel or Jacobean, this free form of surface embroidery has been around for centuries and is still popular amongst needle artists today.

Monochrome embroidery making use of a variety of threads and beads, all within the same colour range. In this book hazel blomkamp uses a wide selection of materials to update techniques and inspire embroiderers to explore whilst working loosely within the confines of crewel work styles. Techniques employed in needle-made laces with designs defined by means of texture.

Crewel Twists: Fresh Ideas for Jacobean Embroidery #ad - The completed embroideries are displayed in ways that are not only decorative, but are useful in the home. She shows needle artists how to be creative with fabric, threads, beads and alternative stitches, borrowing techniques from other forms of needlework, and still producing a product that is typical of the crewel or Jacobean style of embroidery.

The original designs include: Projects including beads and metal threads to add sparkle and texture to your work. Because of the nature of the fanciful objects and the tradition of using a large variety of stitches in one project, it lends itself to endless creative expression.

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Crewel Intentions: Fresh Ideas for Jacobean Embroidery

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Search Press #ad - Every project is clearly explained with step-by-step instructions and lots of photographs, and the completed embroideries are once again displayed in ways that are both decorative and functional in the home. Keeping to a theme started in Crewel Twists, this book continues the concept of using non-traditional techniques and materials in crewel or Jacobean embroidery.

Crewel Intentions: Fresh Ideas for Jacobean Embroidery #ad - Many new needle lace and bead embroidery techniques are incorporated, and the book also explores weaving techniques used to create textures like twill and lace weaves, as well as patterns similar to tartan and houndstooth check. Search PressUK. Traditional techniques are explained but are extended with the use of bead embroidery, needle lace techniques, and stitches not normally used in crewel work.

It showcases four large projects, each with an accompanying small project similar in technique, and shows needle workers how to be creative with threads, alternative stitches and beads. Templates of the original designs complete this magnificent source for creative embroidery.

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Crewel Creatures

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Search Press #ad - Beautiful bird and animal designs, inspired by the African world, in crewel and Jacobean embroidery. Following the success of crewel intentions and Crewel Twists, which introduced embroiderers to using needle-lace and loom-weaving techniques, comes Crewel Creatures, the third title in this series by renowned embroiderer Hazel Blomkamp.

With every project, step-by-step instructions and gorgeous photographs are included, along with a template of the design. Those new to hazel's work will find a useful guide to the essential crewel stitches, needle-lace and needle-weaving techniques in an easy-to-follow how-to section and stitch gallery, and all embroiderers will be impressed by the wealth of design ideas and inspiration this book has to offer.

Crewel Creatures #ad - Search PressUK. All the projects are stitched and embellished on natural coloured linen, making them not only perfect for framing for display but also wonderfully economical for embroiderers to work on. Animals and birds are popular subjects in crewel embroidery, and here Hazel introduces needleworkers to the beautiful, exotic creatures found in the African wild.

Following the jacobean embroidery style for which hazel is well known, and incorporating the subtle influence of the fractal designs found in zentangle art, Hazel brings beads and other three-dimensional elements into her designs, capturing the stunning and colourful art that is traditionally associated with Africa.

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Crewel Embroidery: 7 Enchanting Designs Inspired by Fairy Tales

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Search Press #ad - In this beautiful book she shows the reader how to create stunning crewelwork embroideries inspired by traditional fairytales, Karolcia, including The Wizard of Oz, the Wild Swans and Cinderella. Each part of the embroidery is then explored in detail through stitch diagrams, explanations of the threads used, and alternative ways of working.

A magical collection of modern crewelwork embroidery designs inspired by fairytales. Embroidery enthusiasts all over the world have been discovering the exquisite work of renowned Ukrainian embroiderer, Tatiana Popova. Search PressUK. There are seven wonderful designs in total, each dedicated to one of Tatiana's favourite fairytales, and all illustrated with gorgeous photographs and informative diagrams.

Crewel Embroidery: 7 Enchanting Designs Inspired by Fairy Tales #ad - In total, which gives the embroideries a fresh, all worked using stranded cotton and cotton pearl thread rather than traditional crewel wool, over 90 stitches are described in the book, modern appeal. Whether you are new to embroidery or an experienced embroiderer looking for inspiration and expert guidance, Tatiana's beautiful book is one you will turn to again and again.

This magical collection takes as it central theme a magnificent embroidery depicting the 'Tree of Happiness'.

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Library Edition, The - Kew Book of Embroidered Flowers

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Search Press #ad - All the projects are shown step by step, with an order of work diagram given where appropriate. Search PressUK. This library edition does not contain the iron on transfers. Focusing mainly on long-and-short stitch and trish's delicate, the book contains all the stitches needed, clearly illustrated, considered use of silk shading, and gives thorough advice on preparation and choosing fabrics and threads - including a handy thread conversion chart.

Library Edition, The - Kew Book of Embroidered Flowers #ad - The embroideries are reworkings of botanical artworks from Kew's Art Collection. There is one 'starter' project to encourage readers to try out the techniques, and nine further projects, including a striking spider chrysanthemum, one large sampler containing eighteen small elements that can be worked individually or as a group, an elegant waterlily and an opulent magnolia.

The templates are included at full size at the back of the book. This inspiring hardback book is written by needlework expert Trish Burr and created in association with The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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Beginner's Guide to Crewel Embroidery Beginner's Guide to Needlecrafts

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Search Press #ad - Line drawings accompany each design and are used as a guide for the stitches. Instructions follow on showing how to stretch and mount your first embroidery. The designs and colours used are traditional - reminiscent of the embroidery worked by embroiderers during the Tudor period, wonderful floral pictures worked in wool and soft colours.

Search Press UK. Using further projects she helps you build up skills, introducing new stitches in each section. The book is a comprehensive introduction to this lovely technique and at the same time it offers embroiderers practical help with presentation and finishing. Search PressUK. Starting with just four of these stitches, with detailed step-by-step photographs, Jane clearly demonstrates, how to work up a complete project.

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The Embroidered Art of Chloe Giordano

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Search Press #ad - Search Press UK. An indepth, practical guide to the exquisitely detailed textile art of Chloe GiordanoThis stunning and inspiring book walks you through Chloe Giordano's unique way of working and provides sumptuous galleries of her exquisite textile art. Taking one project from conception through to completion, chooses colours, selects threads, see how Chloe plans her designs, blends colours and works in order to create her beautifully detailed embroideries.

The second part of the book contains collections of Chloe's work, along with the back stories and inspirations behind each piece. Be inspired by chloe's most popular themes: foxes, rabbits, hares, fawns, mice and plants. Search PressUK. Packed with chloe's guidance on every aspect of the process, including hooping and framing, this book will inspire you to create stunning thread paintings of your own.

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The Royal School of Needlework Book of Embroidery: A Guide To Essential Stitches, Techniques And Projects

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Search Press #ad - Fully redesigned and integrated, the original eight titles have been given a new lease of life in this larger format. Containing all the trusted, plus a new section on mounting your finished work, bestselling content from the RSN Essential Stitch Guide series, this fantastic book is a must-have for all embroiderers.

The Royal School of Needlework Book of Embroidery: A Guide To Essential Stitches, Techniques And Projects #ad - A rich source of embroidery stitches, techniques and projects from the Royal School of Needlework. New from the world-renowned royal school of needlework, this beautiful book is a rich source of embroidery techniques, canvaswork, bead embroidery, stitches and projects, covering eight key subjects in detail: crewelwork, whitework, goldwork, stumpwork, blackwork and silk shading.

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Embroidered Country Gardens: Create beautiful hand-stitched floral designs inspired by nature

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Search Press #ad - Learn how to embroider all the components of a country garden and then use this knowledge to create six exciting projects to keep. Experienced embroidery teacher Lorna Bateman is passionate about teaching and about nature. Search PressUK. This book will appeal to and inspire both beginner embroiderers as well as more accomplished students.

Learn from lorna how to create beautiful flower designs, using raised and textured stitches to recreate your own idyllic English country garden. The book will walk you through a variety of stitches, how to embroider individual flowers from them and how to incorporate these into an original garden motif.

Embroidered Country Gardens: Create beautiful hand-stitched floral designs inspired by nature #ad - As well as step-by-step instructions, there are also detailed photographs, outline template drawings and a fully illustrated stitch directory. The book also features a full-size pattern insert for making a vintage bag in which to keep the individual projects. Embroidered country gardens is peppered throughout with seeds of wisdom: invaluable hints and tips from the author to help you develop your own skills and unique style.

For the nature enthusiast there is plenty to get excited about - an A-Z of English garden flowers and how to stitch them; a section on stitching common garden insects; and how to embroider iconic garden imagery such as birdbaths or garden ornaments. There are six elaborate and practical projects to stitch: needlecase, glasses case, scissorkeeper, pincushion, thread storer, thimblepip, and these make great keepsakes as well as gifts.

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Embroidered Botanicals: Beautiful Motifs That Explore Stitching with Wool, Cotton, and Metallic Threads Make Good: Japanese Craft Style

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Roost Books #ad - In embroidered botanicals, Higuchi offers 39 embroidery projects highlighting the distinctive quality of different threads. With motifs created specifically for different types of thread-wool, pearl cotton, cotton, and metallic-makers will become better versed in the materials available to them. The motifs and patterns she offers here are true to her trademark zakka style: simple and graphic yet softened with organic shapes and imagery drawn from nature.

Embroidered Botanicals: Beautiful Motifs That Explore Stitching with Wool, Cotton, and Metallic Threads Make Good: Japanese Craft Style #ad - Stitch simple and striking embroidery designs with wool, cotton, pearl cotton, and metallic threads. Japanese artist yumiko Higuchi is celebrated for her embroidery designs with a Scandinavian flair. Search PressUK. With beautiful photographs, and detailed diagrams, clear step-by-step instructions, this book will be an inspiring guide for those new to embroidery and a fresh and unique offering for those experienced with needle and thread.

Search Press UK. The result is embroidery that feels modern and nostalgic all at once.

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RSN: Embroidered Boxes Royal School of Needlework Guides

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Search Press #ad - Search PressUK. Search Press UK. Part of an exciting new series spearheaded by the Royal School of Needlework, this forward-looking guide explores the intricate art of embroidering boxes for use as keepsakes and jewelry boxes. This beautiful, practical guide to creating and embellishing embroidered boxes is written by Heather Lewis, a tutor with the Royal School of Needlework.

It contains a history of the embroidered box, from the sixteenth century to the present day, and features techniques and guidance for needleworkers wishing to apply their skills to a practical application of the craft. There are three extended projects to try: a hexagonal box with a lid, a small treasure chest with curved lid, and an intricate stumpwork casket with hidden drawers.

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