Learning how to embroider and cross stitch has never been simpler! Like having a personal instructor at your side, this beginner’s guide teaches everything you need to know about a variety of hand stitching techniques.
This beginner’s guide, by embroidery professional Linda Wyszynski, uses easy-to-follow, photo-illustrated instruction to teach you the basics of classic embroidery, crewel, and cross-stitch techniques. In no time, you can use these methods to create beautiful, personalized designs.
After a review of equipment and supplies, fabrics, threads, patterns, and stitching basics, jump right in with these step-by-step projects:Creative embroidery — Embroidered Jacket Collar and Embellished Pillow CaseCrewel — Paisleys and Pearls Pillow and Touch of Gold Fedora HatCross-Stitch — Violet Blossoms Candle Band and Springtime Journal There’s a first time for everything. Enjoy the journey and achieve success with First Time Embroidery and Cross-Stitch.
Each book in the First Time series distills how-to guidance and advice from an expert on a specific topic into targeted step-by-step instruction geared toward the absolute beginner.