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Author Krawczyk, Lynn, author.

Title Hand sewing magic : essential know-how for hand stitching : with pro tips, tricks, and troubleshooting ; master tension and other techniques ; 10 easy, creative projects / Lynn Krawczyk.

Publication Info. Beverly, MA : Quarry Books, [2019]


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  646.2 KRAWCZYK    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - Non Fiction  646.1 KRAWCZYK    On Display
Description 144 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Note Includes index.
Summary Hand Sewing Magic is a modern, all-in-one guide for hand stitchers of all levels of skill and experience, and for all applications. In this unique guide book you will: *Get an in-depth overview of essential tools and materials, including thread, needles, fabric, and other key supplies. *Explore a comprehensive visual dictionary of 35 stitches plus dozens of variations, from basic mending to stylish decorative embellishment to unique art stitching. *Discover key techniques, from starting and ending threads to the right way to use an embroidery hoop, from stitching curved shapes to color shading, and more. *Learn essential tips and tricks from influential and innovative stitchers, including Joanne Sharpe, Allison Aller, and Catherine Redford. *10 simple and stunning projects show unique ways to use stitches and techniques. With Hand Sewing Magic, you'll make the most of your hand stitching and give all your projects a beautiful handmade look.
Contents The hand stitcher's toolkit -- Utilitarian stitches -- Outline and filler stitches -- Decorative stitches -- Dimensional stitches -- Templates and stitch guides.
Subject Sewing -- Technique.
Stitches (Sewing)
Stitches (Sewing) (OCoLC)fst01133492
Cross-stitch. (OCoLC)fst00884177
Needlework. (OCoLC)fst01035433
Sewing -- Technique. (OCoLC)fst01114142
ISBN 9781589239685 (trade pbk.)
1589239687 (trade pbk.)
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