This guide to free machine embroidery begins with the basics before progressing to more advanced techniques showing how to create a wonderful range of textures using thicker thread and applique. Illustrated by numerous colour photographs, the book offers practical advice on how to tackle machine stitches, textures and directions, openwork, fabric thread techniques, overlays and underlays, stumpwork and painted backgrounds. Two simple basic charts show the reader how to achieve the basic stitches and how they can be used creatively to produce unique pieces of work.
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Doreen Curran studied art and design at Norwich Art School in England before leaving for Australia in 1948. She has exhibited with the Sydney Creative Embroiderers and the Embroiderers' Guild of NSW, and is a member of both organizations.Review:
Issue 46, Feb 07 Doreen is an accomplished embroidery artist and author who specialises in painting and embroidering pictures of typical Australian scenes. The Magic of Free-Machine Embroidery begins with the basics of free-machine embroidery and leads on to more advanced techniques. Lavishly illustrated, the book is packed with information and allows you to develop your own ideas. Fabrications
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Descripción Batsford Ltd, 1993. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería M0713474165