Gail Pan's whimsical, cheerful embroidery style is incredibly easy to re-create, whether you're an experienced stitcher or have never picked up a needle. Finishing is a breeze with projects that are so portable and quick you can stitch while traveling, socializing, or even waiting for an appointment. Gail explains it all: which needles to use, how to choose thread, how to mark the designs on fabric, how to make each stitch, and more Featuring 17 festive designs to bedeck gift tags, pillows, wall hangings, Christmas stockings, table runners, a bag, and much more Enjoy a satisfying and relaxing way to decorate your home for the holidays--or create one-of-a-kind gifts from the heart
Quilters, crafters, and embroiderers of all skill levels will be thrilled with these whimsical patterns from Australian designer Gail Pan. Featuring full-sized hand-embroidery designs, Patchwork Loves Embroidery is for anyone who wants to enjoy the relaxing hobby of putting needle to thread. Select from 15 patchwork and hand-embroidery projects, including wall hangings, table runners, totes, and fabric covers for books or folders Quickly learn the basics of hand embroidery: using the correct needle, choosing threads and fabrics, and transferring the designs Embellish projects with sweet, garden-inspired motifs ranging from charming little birds to beautiful flowers, fanciful cottages, and more
Best-selling author Gail Pan returns with a new collection of designs that are a dream to embroider and a delight to admire! Inspired by Gail's daily walks, an abundance of sweet motifs includes bees and bunnies, houses and hearts, and her signature bird, leaf, and vine stitcheries. New to embroidery? Learn just eight simple stitches to create any project in the book. Choose from a pillow, pouch, pincushion, and tote, plus wall hangings, table toppers, and sewing-related items. Enjoy your finished projects at home or give them as gifts--you'll want to make them all!
Catch the holiday spirit with simple and practical hand-embroidery projects starring St. Nick himself. These 24 whimsical projects are guaranteed to keep you in stitches! Enjoy easy-to-stitch projects that make delightful gifts and festive decorations Stitch charming holiday decor, including tea towels, pillows, pincushions, wall hangings, and more Create custom projects by mixing and matching simple, classic Christmas embroidery motifs
Simple to stitch and so much fun, these whimsical hand-embroidery projects feature winter's most charismatic characters--snowmen. You won't be able to get enough of these roly-poly snowmen as they cook, sew, quilt, and frolic in a winter wonderland created by you! Charming snowman patterns let you showcase your handwork while creating adorable decor Easy, portable projects make great gifts and festive holiday decorations--including a table runner, pillow, ornaments, and more Mix-and-match motifs let you customize your embroidery with just a few simple supplies
LA# 5405 - Simple Pleasures in Redwork Little birds pause to sing or spread their elegant wings in this collection of ten embroidery patterns by Kathy Schmitz. The wall hangings and pillows are just perfect for adding timeless style to your home's decor. Embroider and sew a bluebird shoulder bag to carry your needlework or necessities. Create a graceful bird pincushion or a "bird's nest" folding notions keeper. These heirloom-quality designs will have everyone chirping over your talent and excellent taste! 10 projects for embroidery: Bluebird Nest Shoulder Bag, In My Garden Drawer Sachet, Sing Hanging Sachet, Soar Pincushion, Quill Bird Pillow, Blackbird Sings Wall Hanging, A Bird's Life Pillow, Redbird Sampler Wall Hanging, Ruby's Notions Keeper, and Summer Reigns Wall Hanging.
Indulge in the sentimental pleasures of stitcheries with wistful vintage artistry. Inspired by nature and stitched with the gentle romance of days gone by, noted artist Kathy Schmitz creates designs that use simple embroidery to create thoughtful keepsakes. Select from a variety of elegant embroidery projects, including a pillow, pincushion, wall decoration, tote bag, and more Find success with each design--clear illustrations demonstrate how to master every featured embroidery stitch Revel in Kathy Schmitz's original artwork, gracefully presented throughout the book
Fifteen all-new embroidery projects await your needle and thread, each inspired by the warm colors and welcoming textures of autumn. Stitch jaunty squirrels, whimsical birds, and a bevy of fall fruit and leaves to bedeck elegant little projects, including a pillow, tote bag, table runner, needle book, pincushion, and more. Clear instructions, helpful tips, and beautiful original artwork make Stitches from the Harvest a source of inspiration you'll turn to again and again.
Larry Pardey is accepted as one of the master craftsman of the wooden-boat building world. He and his wife, Lin, have built and repaired many boats including two strong, handsome cruising cutters and sailed twice around the world in them. This impressive book shows the process of constructing a boat hull with extensive photographs and drawings and includes ample time-saving procedures. From financial and time planning, lofting, floors and framing, selection of materials, planking and spiling, design considerations, to deck beams, man-hour norms and details critical to wooden boat construction, this volume serves as th emost comprehensive guid a potential builder could ever use. Reders will also appreciate the discussions of how to select from numerous construction methods and materials, how to set up the shop and tips for sharpening and making your own tools. The new appendix on proper adhesive selection is "must" reading.
Solids: they're versatile, they're affordable, and they've got the starring role in 13 vibrant quilts by top designers! This new collection of bright and simple-to-stitch designs with subtle modern style shines in colorful Kona Cottons. Re-creating each quilt is a snap, thanks to comprehensive color keys and color names included with each pattern.
Once you pick up your needle and thread, you won't want to put them down! Enjoy stitching small and sweet quilted projects with embroidered accents, including a table topper, pincushion, tote bag, wall hangings, and more. Create decor for your entire home with designs you can customize with your favorite colors and fabrics Add simple embroidery motifs including birds, flowers, hearts, and houses for the whimsical look you love Clear how-to illustrations and beginner-friendly instructions are included
Celebrate the charms of the season with exquisite embroidery from best-selling author Kathy Schmitz! You'll find spectacularly embroidered winter scenes inspired by classic motifs, as well as delightful hand-drawn sketches and beautiful watercolor paintings in page after page of elegant designs. Create a pillow, tea towels, wall art, ornaments, and more, all perfect for decorating and gift giving. Embroider motifs ranging from jolly snowmen to frolicking reindeer. Kathy's signature birds and bunnies also make a special appearance--they'll inspire you to start some of the season's best stitching.
Author: Pat Wys
Publisher: That Patchwork Place
Release Date: 2015-06-16
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
With this unique collection of holiday patterns, best-selling author Pat Wys highlights the handmade touch. Enjoy many creative moments as you adorn festive projects with hand-stitched embroidery, beading, and cotton or wool appliqué. Choose from 16 projects that honor tradition - with a touch of whimsy Create stockings, bed and table linens, coasters, place mats, a quilt, and a tree skirt Mix and match delightful embroidery designs to enhance your decorations and gifts