Taking inspiration from nature, this stunning variety of stitched projects offers a fantastic array of flowers, insects, butterflies, and birds, which utilize an intriguing range of materials and methods. The mixed-media techniques involved include ribbon work, appliqué, fabric manipulation, beading, and stumpwork. Accompanied by stitch diagrams and templates, the projects are geared to help both novices and experts extend their embroidery skills. From a quick and easy dragonfly to exotic passion flowers and three-dimensional fruit, each finished piece represents a unique vision of the outdoor world.
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Lesley Turpin-Delport is an expert teacher and lecturer who has taught needlecraft in Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Her work has been on display all over the world. She is the author of A Creative Guide to Patchwork & Appliqué and Just Designs. Nikki Delport-Wepener is a teacher qualified in many different styles of embroidery who originally trained under Lesley Turpin-Delport, her mother. They are the coauthors of Just Stitch.Review:
"Packed with beautiful samples of stitching and multimedia techniques illustrating plants and animals in relief." —Merseyside Embroiderers Guild
"From simple stitchery to mixed media embroidery, this delightful book is crammed with ideas and projects that will get you stitching." —Stitch
"Filled with sumptuous photographs, clear diagrams and templates, the book I am sure will inspire both the novice and the more experienced embroiderer alike." —The Textile Directory
"Here is a book with real 'wow' factor." —myshelf.com
"The projects produce amazing results, especially the 3-D gerbera flower and beaded dragonfly on tulle." —Workshop on the Web
"A fabulous book with wonderful photography." —Fabrications
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Descrizione libro Search Press, 2009. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Never used!. Codice libro della libreria P11184448341X
Descrizione libro Search Press. PAPERBACK. Condizione libro: New. 184448341X New Condition. Codice libro della libreria NEW6.1000225