Sweet Stitches from the Heart
More Than 70 Project Ideas and 900 Stitch Motifs for Angels, Teddies, Fairies, Hearts, and Alphab
Publication Date: September 13, 2011
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Sweet Stitches from the Heart offers embroideristas only the sweetest, most charming embroidery and cross-stitch motifs. Your heart will melt at these frolicking fairies, globe-trotting teddy bears, tender alphabets, and other whimsical designs that embellish gifts, garments, linens, and decorative items for the home. Whether you’re new to needlecrafts or have been stitching for years, Sweet Stitches from the Heart will be your go-to resource with essential techniques, 70 beautiful project ideas, and more than 900 motifs. The “Get Stitching” section gives you the basics that you need to get started, including materials and tools, basic stitches, and working with color. You’ll also find instructions for sewing simple projects, like pillows, coverlets, and baby bibs. Of course, you can embellish just about anything with the variety of motifs included here. Let your imagination take flight with these inspiring ideas, and discover how sweet stitching is.
ANNE SOHIER-FOURNEL, AGNES DELAGE-CALVET, and ISABELLE LELOUP are designers and experienced teachers of embroidery and other needlearts. FREDERIC LUCANO, HORIKI MORI, and RICHARD BOUTIN are commercial photographers specializing in fashion and home décor.