Embroidered Portraits: Ideas, Inspiration and Techniques download free [PDF and Ebook] by Jan Messent

Embroidered Portraits: Ideas, Inspiration and Techniques download free [PDF and Ebook] by Jan Messent year 2012
  • Book name: Embroidered Portraits: Ideas, Inspiration and Techniques
  • Author: Jan Messent
  • Release date: 2012/8/3
  • Publisher: SEARCH PRESS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Crafts and Hobbies
  • ISBN: 9781844487417
  • Rating: 9.14 of 10
  • Votes: 464
  • Review by: Alina Granger
  • Review rating: 8.31 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/15
  • Total pages: 128
  • Includes a PDF summary of 15 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: With a different and delightfully practical approach to a traditional, time-honoured subject, Jan shows how to create a wonderful selection of portraits, all in realistic style and created using raised embroidery, applique and decorative hand stitches. 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.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 6H28M15S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Portraits In Art, Embroidery Crafts
  • Available formats: DOC, TXT, PDB, DOCX, PPT, EPUB, PDF, WORD. Compressed in ZIP, ARC, TAR.LZO, DEB, RAR, ALZ, LHA
  • Download servers: KATCR, Yandex.Disk, FileServe, Dropbox, FreakShare, Hotfile
  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 29.06 USD
  • Dimensions: 216x280x17mm
  • Weight: 852g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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