Embroidered and Embellished by Christen Brown
[Softcover, lay-flat binding, 160 pages] Embroidered and Embellished: 85 Stitches Using Thread, Floss, Ribbon, Beads & More by Christen Brown. The complete visual guide to hand embroidery and embellishing and an essential embroidery reference for everyone from beginners to experts. This richly illustrated reference guide from embroidery expert Christen Brown covers everything you need to make beautiful magic with needle and thread. Learn to sew traditional and silk ribbon embroidery, make raised stitches, and embellish with beads, charms, buttons, and mirrors. Christen shows you how to combine and place stitches to enhance a finished piece and how to work with embroidery threads, ribbons, fabrics, laces, beads, buttons, and other embellishments. Step-by-step photo instructions show exactly how to sew 85 different stitches, and Embroidered and Embellished includes eight (8) complete embroidery projects to stitch and embellish.