Thread painting is a form of embroidery that creates a realistic, lifelike effect using just one stitch. In this step-by-step guide, embroidery artist Emillie Ferris has created five exclusive patterns inspired by nature. Iron-on transfers at the back of the book allow you to transfer the designs to fabric to get started straight away.
Offers an 'inside-out' view of how the horse uses its body, that is presented in a graphic, easy-to-follow way to help you in improving various aspects of riding and training. This title includes practical exercises that demonstrate how to improve movement, build the right muscles and increase suppleness in the horse.
Provides the reader with an insight into the life and work of one of history's most intriguing figures, Leonardo Da Vinci. Almost all of his work is presented in this volume - from his paintings and frescos, to detailed reproductions of his remarkable encrypted notebooks.
An embroidery book that 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. It includes four step-by-step masterclass embroidery projects.
Schooling your horse is fundamental to any equestrian activity. This book enables you to plan the exercises you want to ride according to you and your horse's level of ability. Each exercise is accompanied by an aerial illustration of the arena and additional diagrams showing the rider's position.
A collection of techniques and projects for sewers of all abilities looking to create the perfect curtains to embellish their homes. It includes twelve projects from a variety of designers that allow you to put the techniques into practise and create headings, valances, linings and pelmets for your curtains.
Jane Greenoff uses her own sampler collection as the inspiration for over 30 antique-style cross stitch designs so that you can begin a collection of your very own. Each project chapter is inspired by a popular sampler style. This new edition will include 3 brand new sampler charts, an extended stitch library and a Madeira thread conversion chart.