Miniature Embroidered Patchwork – book review

Originally posted 2004-03-17 14:54:39. Republished by Blog Post PromoterMargaret Major, Guild of Master Craftsman (distributed by Sterling), $19.95, ISBN 1-86108-341-6 In the foreword to the book, the editor of Doll’s House magazine enthuses about Margaret Major’s lovely miniature embroidered quilts. From the wonderful selection of projects in this book, I can easily understand why. Embroidery […]

Canvas Work Stitches, Vol 2, Book Review

copyright Diane Grant

Square Herringbone Stitch and Florentine Embroidery, Diane Grant, Tandem Books, 2013, 20 (British pounds) Diane Grant is a fearless embroiderer. As is the case with many British stitchers she incorporates buttons, beads, and paper in her work. She colors her canvases. Unlike many British stitches she puts these techniques to use with more common techniques […]

Laid & Layered Fillings – Book Review

Originally posted 2010-10-12 07:55:56. Republished by Blog Post PromoterThe newest entry in Jane Zimmerman’s Small Book Series is on Laid & Layered Fillings. It’s a wonderful little book, great techniques and inspiration for the advanced stitcher. While there are some easy version of these kind of fillings, Jane is exploring seven classes of laid fillings, […]