The ultimate, exhaustive stitch dictionary for specialist Hardanger embroiderers
Hardanger embroidery is renowned for its intricate cutwork, and now you can explore the vast array of stitches that bring this art form to life. Introducing the most comprehensive stitch dictionary ever compiled for Hardanger embroiderers.
Inside this invaluable resource, you'll discover a treasure trove of traditional and contemporary filling stitches, ranging from delightfully simple to exquisitely complex. Each stitch is meticulously explained in clear, step-by-step instructions accompanied by detailed diagrams. Whether you're a visual learner or prefer following written instructions, this book caters to your learning style with color-coded left-handed (red) and right-handed (blue) instructions for every stitch. You will learn to avoid problems and have the self-assurance to fix any mistakes you make.
Yvette Stanton’s expert instructions will help you on your way to making beautiful Hardanger embroidery filling stitches. In addition to the extensive stitch collection, you'll also find captivating historical information, accompanied by striking photographs of both antique and contemporary Hardanger examples. Dive into the rich history of this timeless craft while gaining insights into materials, equipment, and essential tips and tricks. Discover the secrets to achieving perfect tension, ensuring your stitches and cutwork are flawlessly executed.
Whether you're a seasoned Hardanger embroiderer or just starting your stitching journey, this exhaustive stitch dictionary will become your go-to resource. Unleash your creativity and master the art of Hardanger filling stitches with confidence, guided by the expert instructions found within these pages.
About the Author
Yvette Stanton is the publisher and designer behind Vetty Creations. She has a passion for whitework embroidery, and for sharing it with others. Yvette has written 12 best-selling embroidery books, including Smøyg which was also published by Search Press. Yvette is an accredited tutor with the Embroiderers Guild of NSW, and teaches embroidery classes, specializing in whitework at shops and guild groups around Australia. She's also an award-winning embroiderer with over 15 years' experience of producing beautiful intricate embroideries. Yvette lives in Sydney, Australia. Visit Yvette's website at www.vettycreations.com.au