Machine Embroidered Flowers Woodlands And Landscapes By Alison Holt

Machine Embroidered Flowers Woodlands And Landscapes By Alison Holt

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Drawing On Material Previously Published As 'The Beginner'S Guide To Machine Embroidered Flowers', The Beginner'S Guide To Machine Embroidered Landscapes' And 'Machine Embroidered Woodlands', This Book Provides A Showcase Of Alison Holt'S Exquisite Machine Embroideries. Learn How To Create Beautiful Machine-Embroidered Pictures Of Gardens, Flowers, Landscapes And Woodlands Using Various Combinations Of Just Two Simple Machine Stitches. All The Techniques Are Broken Down Into Clear, Step-By-Step Instructions, With Numerous Helpful Photographs And A Great Range Of Inspirational Pieces. Alison 'Paints' Her Threads On To Hand-Coloured Backgrounds, Blending Her Stitches And Achieving Stunning Results. The Raised Effects Of The Embroidery Produce A Beautiful Three-Dimensional Look And Her Clever Use Of Perspective Is Effective And Easily Achieved. This Book Covers Everything, Including The Materials Required; How To Compose A Picture From Photographs That Have Inspired You; Achieving Perspective; Light And Shade; Painting Backgrounds; And All The Basic Stitch Techniques You Need To Know. Detailed Instructions Explain How To Create Realistic Flowers, Trees, Foliage And Much More, And There Are Eight Stunning Step-By-Step Projects So That You Can Put Into Practice Your Newly Acquired Skills .This Is A Must-Have Instructional And Inspirational Book For Anyone Interested In Free-Motion Embroidery.