Encyclopedia of Classic & Vintage Stitches

Author(s): Karen Hemingway


Encylopedia of Classic & Vintage Stitches is the ultimate sourcebook for stitchwork practitioners: a compendium of 245 embroidery stitches photographed close-up, accompanied by stitch-by-stitch instructions, plus hundreds of illustrations and meticulous charts and diagrams. Twenty-four superb projects offer practice-makes-perfect work on every kind of embroidery, from cross-stitching and huck-weaving, crewel and needlelace to smocking and bargello. The finished products? An array of skill-displaying samplers, a Victorian brooch cushion, glittering Shisha bag, silk ribbon floral pane, Hardanger tablemat, and more, in a portfolio of beautiful handiwork. A must-have reference for beginners and the experienced alike.


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The book is written by a team of contributors, each one presenting information, stitches and projects in their specific area of expertise.

General Fields

  • : 9781504800563
  • : IMM Lifestyle Books
  • : IMM Lifestyle Books
  • : 0.635
  • : February 2016
  • : 279mm X 216mm X 13mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Karen Hemingway
  • : Paperback
  • : 746.44
  • : 176
  • : colour illustrations