[Softcover, 160 pages] The Embroidery Book: Visual Resource of Color & Design is a master class on embroidery with Christen Brown! Enjoy the tranquility of slow stitching for luxurious seams and lavish embellishments. This step-by-step visual guide to 149 embroidery stitches, motifs, and extras uses simple color theory for spectacular results! Robust color charts take the guesswork out of choosing thread, buttons, and trims. Stitch classic seam treatments and stunning stand-alone designs as you go beyond the basics to learn what embroidery can do for you. This encyclopedic embroidery guide from the best-selling author includes 149 decorative stitches, motifs, and more. Choose from 8 color schemes with fabric and thread suggestions for artful embroidery; practice traditional or contemporary crazy quilting with thread, silk ribbon, beads, and trims by creating your own stitch journal.