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Embroidered Portraits

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Simple instructions for shaping different-angled heads, creating faces, adding features and stitching the hair are just the start. She goes on to show different hairstyles and wigs: straight, wavy, curly, free flowing and unkempt. Scale is important and there are full instructions on which threads and stitches to use. Moving on to poses, arms and hands, garments and accessories, there are full instructions and illustrations every step of the way. You learn how to personalise and embellish portraits with fabric, felt, lace, beads, braids and cords, and there is plenty of inspirational advice plus many new ideas. Whether you are new to stitching or an experienced embroiderer, you will find much here to enthrall and excite you in this very special book. A unique and inspiring book by Jan Messent, an eminent embroiderer with a strong following world-wide Probably the only book on the market devoted entirely to stitched portraits Packed full of exquisitely worked pieces, all giving a contemporary twist to this traditional subject, and with expert guidance on the materials and methods used. Originally published 2012. Hardback 128 pages

 

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