Color on Color
Elegant Designs to StitchBook - 2005
Bringing together simple techniques and beautiful natural fabrics with elegant but easy-to-work designs, this workbook offers first-time stitchers and experienced embroiderers alike a hands-on guide for injecting garments and accessories with a marvelous palette of color. Simple hand-worked embroidery, exquisite natural fabrics, and several cross-craft techniques combine to create 12 striking projects with 20 elegant and contemporary designs. The embroidery projects, each presented with step-by-step instructions and color illustrations, include a floral motif on a pair of Mexican-style espadrilles, a bull's-eye pillow created in multicolored wool applique, a beaded evening bag, a crazy patchwork cover for books and pillows, a heart applique quilt for a children's bed, traditional floral motifs for a shirt or pair of jeans, and a flame-stitch canvas pillow.