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Description[Softcover, 160 pages] Creative Embroidery, Mixing the Old with the New: Stitch & Embellish Your Stashed Treasures by Christen Brown. Put all stashed, hoarded, and handed-down bits and pieces to creative use! Popular author Christen Brown walks readers through innovative uses for all kinds of embellishments -- like lace, vintage linens and hankies, trims and ribbons, buttons of all sorts, and vintage notions -- through techniques and projects. If you want to add more unique stash pieces, she provides tips on finding the good stuff, both in-person and online. Get tips for taking care of your treasures; from cleaning vintage finds to fiber identification. Includes 19 stash project ideas from feminine to whimsical, functional to frivolous, and old school to contemporary. Christen walks you through adding embroidery stitches with a library of 100+ stitches and includes a robust gallery to get started.
Manufacturer: C&T Publishing