Helen M. Stevens' Embroiderer's Countryside

Helen M. Stevens' Embroiderer's Countryside

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This is a classic embroidery book brought back into print after being unavailable for years, in a new and extended edition.Helen depicts the natural beauty of the countryside using pure silk embroidery threads to capture spring hedgerows, the woodland floor, river banks and summer meadows with breath-taking realism.This new edition includes four step-by-step masterclass embroidery projects giving readers the opportunity to replicate Helen's beautiful nature-inspired embroideries for themselves.Each delightful scene is accompanied with full discussion of stitching techniques and stunning colour photographs, making this the perfect guide for the nature-loving embroiderer.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 210 x 276 x 13mm | 680g
  • Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Masterclass ed
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 071532859X
  • 9780715328590
  • 306,745

Table of contents

Foreword to this Edition; Preface; Introduction; 1 Spring Hedgerow; (Masterclass One - Spring); 2 The Woodland Floor; 3 Summer Meadows; (Masterclass Two - Summer); 4 The River Bank; 5 Autumn Leaves; (Masterclass Three - Autumn); 6 The Vanishing Heath; 7 Winter Evenings; (Masterclass Four - Winter); Stitch Variations; Suppliers; Index.
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About Helen M. Stevens

Helen M. Stevens has become an internationally acclaimed embroiderer since opening her studio, True Embroideries, in 1981. She lectures and has her unique work in collections throughout the world. Helen has written 12 books for D&C and lives near Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk.
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