The stitch bible

La Cigale Brodeuse



 225 embroidery stitches and techniques + 17 projects to practice : Freestyle embroidery techniques, Hardanger, Blackwork stitches based on geometric designs, Crewelwork tapestry techniques, sparklingly elegant Goldwork, striking Pulled Thread embroidery, bold and beautiful Canvas work and delicate Drawn Thread techniques. Step-by-step illustration for all 225 stitches, making it simple to complete each stitch perfectly. Comprehensive information on the materials and equipment you need. Advice on the basic techniques such as how to transfer a design onto fabric, how to use an embroidery frame, how to read an embroidery chart and how to lace and frame your embroidery.