Book 1: Vanishing Act
Treat yourself to the breathtaking world of creative embroidery with U.K. tutors, Jan Beaney and Jean Littlejohn. Each of their inspiring publications are filled with colorful and crisp photographs of their work, coupled with tips, techniques, and design ideas. With these theme-based books, Jan and Jean share their insight into free-motion embroidery, water-soluble stabilizers, creative sketchbooks, transfer-dyeing, hand and machine stitching with luscious textiles, and incorporating mixed media.
In this book:
The exciting process of producing machine-made lace by embroidering onto soluble fabric is described. A range of suitable fabrics is introduced, together with needles, frames, and threads. Techniques include creating new fabric, free machining and applying special effects such as edgings, decorative beads or cords.