How to Embroider Almost Everything: A Sourcebook of 500+ Modern Motifs + Easy Stitch Tutorials - Learn to Draw with Thread! (Paperback)
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How to Embroider Almost Everything is an inspiring, fun, and sophisticated collection of 500+ stitch motifs from embroidery designer Wendi Gratz that offers a fresh new take on embroidery.
- Get a detailed checklist of everything you’ll need to embark on your stitch journey: threads, needles, fabric, and more.
- Find step-by-step tutorials for essential stitches and other techniques for creating the motifs, plus answers to common questions and invaluable tips and tricks.
- Explore an amazing 500+ modern motifs for almost everything, including people and pets, trees and flowers, everyday objects, food, home, and more. Either re-create the motifs exactly as shown using the accompanying templates and stitch guides, or give them your own creative spin by changing details and colors to suit your own style.
Each book in the Almost Everything series offers readers a fun, comprehensive, and charmingly illustrated visual directory of ideas to inspire skill building in their creative endeavors.
About the Author
Wendi Gratz is the creator of ShinyHappyWorld.com, where she offers free video tutorials and sells her embroidery, sewing, quilting, and crochet amigurumi patterns designed especially for beginners. Wendi’s sweet, happy style is influenced by her more than 20 years of experience in children’s books. She lives in Asheville, North Carolina.
"Embroidery has been around for ages, and there are encyclopedias full of complicated stitches, but when it comes down to it, all you really need are lines, dots, and teardrops.With just a few basic stitches (you'll learn them all in this book), you can stitch anything you can imagine. In this book you'll find about 500 designs t get you started -- everything from alligators, bicycles, and corn on the cob through washing machines, yucca plants, and zebras."—Sew News