Thursday, May 29, 2008

Power and Beauty - the workshop

running stitch
buttonhole stitch
couching stitch
chain stitch
stem stitch
straight stitch
french knot
back stitch
cross stitch - St George
cretan stitch
herringbone stitch
interlacing
shisha mirror work
bokhara couching
romanian filling stitch

I did some fine tuning to the workshop hand out this morning. The stitch diagrams and text were collected from these five books:
100 Embroidery Stitches book 98 - J and P Coats
World Textiles: by John Gillow and Bryan Sentence
Embroidery by Mary Gostelow
Elegant Stitches by Judith Baker Montano
The Techniques of Indian Embroidery by Anne Morrell

Other books with clear diagrams of embroidery stitches are:
The Constance Howard Book of Stitches by Constance Howard
The Complete Encyclopedia of Needlework by Th. De Dillmont
A Complete Guide To Creative Embroidery by Jan Beaney and Jean Littlejohn

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