This fabulous collection of simple and fun motifs will inspire even a complete beginner to take up needle and thread. Each embroidery design is shown on a different object--whether it be a French cafe on an apron, cheerful weather clouds on canvas shoes, or a beaming moon on a lampshade--and is accompanied by straightforward instructions. Armed with basic sewing skills and the ideas in this book, you can quickly transform plain textile objects into mini works of art.
- Be inspired to personalize cotton and felt and make unique gifts
- Turn to the "Make Your Own" section for basic instructions on creating everything from place mats and aprons to pillows and bags
- Gather exciting ideas for further use of each motif
Available to customers in the U.S. and Canada only.
[This book] offers a fine collection of simple motifs displayed on a different object and packs in over thirty embroidery projects perfect for beginners with only a few basic sewing skills. The idea is to create fun little works of art on plain textiles: from creating place mats and aprons to bags and more, this pairs full-page color photos of completed projects with easy step-by-step instructions and is a pick for any who would work with embroidery.
Quilts and More
Add whimsical embroidery motifs ranging from robots to roses to wall art, lampshades, and canvas shoes. Author Fiona Goble provides a glossary of simple stitches and a range of gift-worthy projects.