From the publisher of Inspirations magazine. This new book offers a fabulous variety of quick and easy projects to decorate your home and clothing and to make gifts for family and friends. With a fresh new look, Stitching for Beginners and Beyond is the perfect introduction to stitching and embroidery for today's busy and time starved crafts enthusiast. Each of the 23 projects can be created with five or less of the most basic stitches, making them less intimidating for the beginning embroiderer. Many of the projects can be stitched onto everyday items already in the home or wardrobe keeping instructions and construction time to a minimum. Clear instructions, large photographs and detailed diagrams guide the reader every step of the way, taking the mystery out of stitching. The book is packed with hints as well as ideas on how to adapt the designs to other projects. With the beginner in mind, all the projects are made with threads and fabrics that are easy to work with and readily available from craft stores. Demystifying fabrics, threads, tools and stitches, the book will bring stitching into the lives of those who have not previously dared to give it a go.
All projects are clearly illustrated with more than 75 step-by-step photographs. The full size patterns and detailed construction diagrams make each project a breeze.