Treat yourself to the breathtaking world of creative embroidery with U.K. tutors, Jan Beaney and Jean Littlejohn. Each of their inspiring publications are filled with colorful and crisp photographs of their work, coupled with tips, techniques, and design ideas. With these theme-based books, Jan and Jean share their insight into free-motion embroidery, water-soluble stabilizers, creative sketchbooks, transfer-dyeing, hand and machine stitching with luscious textiles, and incorporating mixed media.
In this book:
This book explores two innovative approaches to combining hand and machine stitching which offer wonderful opportunities for textural surfaces. It contains useful pointers, how to work with soluble material, and thoughts on exploiting colour and colour counter rhythms.
It shows how machine on hand embroidery can change and affect the look and quality of a surface and the wonderful results that can be achieved using hand sewing on machine-created stitch networks using soluble material.