Indian Inspirations – Patchwork & Quilting Book – by Gisela Thwaites

£8.50 £7.23

Discover how to enhance your own patchwork and quilting in this Indian-inspired resource for crazy patchwork enthusiasts of all skill levels. In the 120-page book, Gisela introduces many simple Indian style embroidery stitches and techniques, showing the numerous ways in which you can use them.

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Contents Introduction – Why India?; maps of India. Chapter 1 – Materials and equipment Fabrics; embroidery threads; beads and other embellishments; your sewing equipment; finishing. Chapter 2 – Techniques Crazy patchwork; embroidery stitches; silk ribbon embroidery; using mirrors (shisha); beadwork; tassels; fringes; transferring designs to fabric; tying. Chapter 3 – Planning and designing Chapter 4 – Projects Indian bird rope; hanging elephant; sumptuous standing elephant; embroidered cards; evening bag; chain stitch sampler; scatter cushions; crazy patchwork cushion; beadwork projects; pillbox hat; beadwork with bonding web; elephant wall-hanging; embroidered animal mural; country concerto; Indian pictures. Chapter 5 – Templates