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Beginner's Guide to Machine Embroidery by Pamela Watts
  

Beginner's Guide to Machine Embroidery

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Synopsis

Beginner's Guide to Machine Embroidery by Pamela Watts

This fresh and original guide to creating unusual and beautiful embroideries offers a wealth of information, with easy-to-follow stitch samplers, projects and inspirational photographs of finished pieces. Pamela Watts explores all the techniques with infectious enthusiasm, showing how to work the stitches, adjust tension, layer fabrics, develop surfaces, build up texture, create lacy effects with water-soluble fabric and more. Step-by-step photographs accompany a series of projects which are designed to improve skills and the book is packed with expert advice on all aspects of machine embroidery. A final section takes you beyond fabrics into using metal, mesh, handmade paper and more. Vibrant and exciting designs can be created easily using these materials. The effect is stunning when they are combined with soft and transparent fabrics, and lustrous threads.

About the Author

Pamela Watts is passionate about embroidery. She has studied it intensively and now teaches and lectures all over the UK. She also makes regular journeys abroad where she teaches workshops on machine embroidery. She is currently a freelance tutor at Missenden Abbey in Buckinhamshire, and she has written several books on machine embroidery, bead embroidery and embroidered flowers. She has also written articles for top embroidery magazines. In her spare time, Pam enjoys flying helicopters and gardening.

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Book Info

Publication date

31st August 2003

Author

Pamela Watts

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Publisher

Search Press Ltd

Format

Paperback
48 pages

Categories

Embroidery crafts

ISBN

9780855329938

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