Author(s): Christen Brown
Enjoy the tranquillity of slow stitching for luxurious seams and lavish embellishments. This step-by-step visual guide to 149 embroidery stitches, motifs, and extras uses simple colour theory for spectacular results! Robust colour charts take the guesswork out of choosing thread, buttons, and trims. Stitch classic seam treatments and stunning standalone designs as you go beyond the basics to learn what embroidery can do for you.
Christen Brown teaches embroidery, quilting, crazy quilting, ribbonwork, mixed media and beadwork in her best-selling books. With a degree in fashion design, she has shown her work in galleries and fashion shows internationally. She lives in San Diego, CA. www.christenbrown.com
Visual Guide 1. A Stitch Beyond Time 2. All The Right Stuff 3. Color Theory 101 4. Designing A Project 5. Flying Needles 6. Colorful Creations 7. Embroider, Embellish And Explore 8. Embroidery and Embellishment Stitch Reference Guide 9. The Basics 10. Resources 11. About the Author