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Cicely Mary Barker's Flower Fairies in Ribbon Embroidery & Stumpwork

By Di van Niekerk of South Africa, well known silk ribbon embroideress. Such a pretty book filled with lots of pretty pictures of silk ribbon embellished pictures of the flower fairies that have been so popular in the past 20 years. Within it's pages you'll find instructions for completing five Flower Fairies (prints available just ask) of the Periwinkle Fairy, Black Medick Fairies, White Clover Fairy, Stork's Bill Fairy and the Red Clover Fairy. Easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions will show you how to embroidery the pretty flowers and leaves in silk and organza ribbon; use organza and silky threads to make the fairies delicate stumpwork wings; make applique' leaves and petals using organza and silk ribbon; create charming stumpwork insects; dress the fairies in layers of organza and embroider their hair; make the fairies; clothing in long and short stitch; create 3-dimensional designs using color, texture and shapes. An all around fun book to have around.

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Embroidery for All Seasons - Diana Lampe

If you missed out on her first two wonderful books then grab this one while you can. This beautiful book combines the very popular Embroidered Garden Flowers and More Embroidered Garden Flowers and includes the new 'Cardinal Rose Garden'.

Exquisite embroidered garden flower designs showing the four seasons, all brought vividly to life with stitches and colors that truly reflect the flowers being worked. Includes complete flower samplers and a lovely selection of projects showing the embroidered flowers used in a variety of combinations and styles.

Jeannie B's Book of Heirloom Embroidery
Designs and Stitches

An embroiderer's dream book filled with Jeannie's original embroidery designs with a complete how-to stitch dictionary.

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Diana Lampe's Embroidery from the Garden - $24.95 - Hardback

A beautiful book from Australia's premier embroideress filled with 50 new South Africa flowers designed in two beautiful embroidered gardens: The Protea Garden and the Strelitzia Garden.  Both in a garland and sampler style featuring flowers on beautiful gifts and household items.  

Diana has again taken great care to perfect the flowers and they are all beautifully, realistically and artistically rendered.  The colors have been carefully matched and the stitches chosen to recreate the true form of each flower.  Included is a comprehensive flower and stitch glossary with clear drawings indicating exactly the stitches required for each flower as well as each embroidered flower shown in color and detail. 

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A to Z of Bead Embroidery - $19.95

Another wonderful edition to the A to Z series by Country Bumpkin.  Called an essential guide for beginners and experienced needleworkers, this edition covers the world of bead embroidery with 30 beautiful designs from around the world to make as well as over 440 step-by-step photographs of all the techniques associated with bead embroidery.  Also included is a wonderful section of beaded fringe which can be applied to anything your heart desires including smocked ornaments.  Techniques covered include Attaching a single see or cylinder bead, a pair of beads, attaching multiple beads, circle of beads, beadpoint, sequins and tambour work.  If you have ever drooled over the projects in Inspirations magazine and wanted more than this is the book for you.

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A to Z Thread Painting - $19.95

The most comprehensive book on the beautiful art of Thread Painting. Go beyond regular satin stitch and start embroidering beautiful art on your clothing. Learn the tricks to perfection. The ultimate resource for beginners and experienced embroiderers. Over 180 step-by-step photographs and 26 fabulous designs from the world's best embroiderers.

The A - Z of Embroidery Stitches - Search Press

The A-Z of Embroidery stitches is designed to encourage you to try new techniques, explore new horizions, and above all, to experiment. Whatever your status as an embroiderer, we hope this book kindles your enthusiasm, and provides you with an enriched knowledge of this timeless art. This comprehensive guide to embroidery stitches contains all the embroiderer needs to know to work dozens of stitches, and includes full advice on everything from choosing materials, beginning and ending a thread and using hoops to working as a left-handed embroiderer and learning how to paint threads. Step-by-step photography and clear instructions make the techniques achievable for beginners as well as providing an invaluable reference guide for experienced embroiderers.

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From the publishers of AS&E

A to Z Embroidered Motifs - Bullions - Original Edition Going Fast!

A wonderful book filled with over 100 different bullion roses and figures to delight your audience.  Contains a step by step direction guide to making beautiful bullions.  Also includes all of the figures that you see on the cover, gosh a bullion poodle?  What a wonderful idea! Spiral Bound for easy use.

Price $35.00
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A to Z Crewel Embroidery - Original Edition - One Copy left

Another winner from the publishers of Inspiration magazine, this book is a compilation of all the stitches used in past issues of the magazines detailed out for you in step by step color photographs.  If you have ever wanted to master the art of crewel embroidery then this is the manual for you.

Embroidered Flowers for Elizabeth - Susan O'Connor - One copy left - Out of Print

Here is a beautiful blanket to embroider with 24 individual embroidery designs and full size patterns. The style is based on the sumptuous embroidery style of the Elizabethan era. There are 12 large floral and 12 small motifs of the favorite flowers and fruits of Queen Elizabeth I and her subjects to stitch. Each motif can be worked together to create a superb large throw or adapted for individual use on any number of items. Some of the most beautiful crewel embroidered flowers can be found within. If you love thread painting Australian style this is one volume you don't want to miss.

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Blissful Beginnings
Embroidered Blankets to Cherish - Out of print, we have copies remaining

Another winner from County Bumpkin, Blissful Beginnings is a gorgeous collection of blankets and gifts for babies, toddlers and beyond. Seven blankets worked in wool embroidery and applique are guaranteed crowd pleasers."

Price $35.00
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Stitchy Kitty Fuzzy Puppy

This is a collection of 60 delightful motifs of dogs and cats to stitch everywhere. You are taught the step-by-step process on how to stitch miniature portraits of the family dog, capture your kitty's cutest moments on a throw pillow, embroider a petite bag with the likeness of your puppy, create a shopping bag with the silhouette of a wagging tail and much more. Techniques range from the simplest stitches to stumpwork.

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Needle Painting Embroidery - Trish Burr

I am a sucker for beautiful books on embroidery and this one is on the top of my list. Renowned embroiderer Trish Burr passes her creative secrets on to stitchers--especially beginners--who want to take their needle painting skills to the next level. In 15 projects organized in three levels, from novice to intermediate, Trish provides expert, easy-to-follow guidance on techniques for surface stitching that provide subtle shadings and a soft, paintlike blending of colors. Sections on materials, the long and short stitch, and helpful practice motifs lead to gorgeous projects like Burgundy Rosebuds, a Wild Pansy, and a Racquet-tailed Roller.

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The Beaded Edge 2

Tired of the same old crocheted edgings? Try using beads with floss or yarn as they make for the most elegant and surprising edges. This volume is the sequel to The Beaded Edge and contains 26 new edgings and trims that you can apply to clothing, accessories, and home textile for stunning results. Inspirational photos show how to use the trims to embellish dresses, collars,hems, handbags,scarves,hats, jewelry, pillows, tablecloths, kitchen linens and more.

Price $17.95
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Bead Embroidery - Stitch Samples

Combine your love of embroidery and beautiful beads with dozen of stitch patterns that incorporate beads, ranging from elegantly simple motifs to complex all-over patterns to three-dimensional designs. Along with step-by-step instructions, you'll see how to add these beaded motifs to hems, pockets, cuffs, collars, handbags or use them as home decor trim on pillows, curtains, and lamp shades. With a little bit of thought you can even incorporate the ideas onto your smocking. Each sample is shown with explanation and photograph. Categories are Running Stitches, straight stitches, backstitch, outline, blanket, lazy daisy, chain, cross stitch, chevron, zigzag, feather, lace motifs, edging, filling, one point motifs, alphabets and nordic motifs.

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Silk Ribbon Embroidery Books


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