Mandy Shaw is well known for her distinctive sewing designs and motifs and in this book she brings her own style to the traditional and increasingly popular technique of redwork embroidery. You will learn how to create two quilts, the first has nine different heart-shaped quilt blocks, each with a different motif and theme, such as polar bears, scissors and honey bees. The second quilt is a variation which includes a nine patch block. Mandy then demonstrates how to use the different motifs to make up 12 simple projects such as pin-cushions, keyrings, hanging hearts and bags - ideal for sewers who don't want to tackle the full quilts. A helpful stitch guide with step illustrations will provide you with all the stitch techniques you will need, in addition, full-size templates for all the motifs are included together with a full alphabet enabling you to personalize your makes. Whether you're an experienced stitcher looking for inspiration or a novice sewer looking for new ideas, this title has something for everyone!Working. the. Stitches. As redwork is all about simple line drawings worked in one colour thread, the stitches you use should be simple too. The motifs are worked with simple outline stitches, such as backstitch and stem stitch, which are veryanbsp;...
|Publisher||:||David & Charles - 2014-10-03|