Author(s): Lucinda Ganderton
From a herringbone stitch to a wheatear - a new edition of this comprehensive guide to embroidery. Create beautiful needlework with this complete illustrated guide to stitching. This is the perfect reference for embroidery, needlepoint, dressmaking, canvas work or other needlecrafts. You can find advice on what thread, needles or fabric will work with which stitches and take a look at over 200 decorative and practical stitches with ideas on how and where to use them. It includes step-by-step instructions and detailed working photographs will help you understand exactly how to create any stitch and what it should look like. It is invaluable for beginners, and full of ideas for the accomplished stitcher.
Lucinda Ganderton is a designer and writer with extensive experience of needlework and other traditional crafts. An accomplished craftsperson in her own right, Lucinda has written and contributed to a huge range of books and magazine articles on needlework. She has also appeared on television and has created several needlepoint tapestry kits, including designs for the Sunday Telegraph, The Observer and Women's Weekly.