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Gilda Baron shows how easy it is to create original designs full of life, texture and color with The Art of Embroidered Flowers. Using painted and dyed backgrounds and hand and machine embroidery stitches she reveals the secrets of techniques in easy stages using clear photographs, projects and examples of her work.


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The Art of Embroidered Flowers

Author: Gilda Baron
Pages: 79
Page size: 8 1/2" x 11"
Publisher: Search Press
Cover: Soft
Item Code: 4G4E0094
Weight: 0.8 lb

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Using painted and dyed backgrounds and simple hand and machine embroidery stitches, Gilda Baron shows how easy it is to create original designs full of life, texture and color. She reveals the secrets of her techniques in easy stages using clear step-by-step photographs, projects and inspirational examples of her work.

About the Author

Gilda Baron trained at the London College of Fashion and spent some time working in the fashion industry as a pattern cutter and designer. She went on to lecture in fashion and crafts and is now a well-respected textile artist, regularly contributing to magazines, exhibiting her work and selling to galleries. She gives lectures and workshops for embroiderers' groups and guilds, demonstrating her love of fabric and embroidery and sharing her enthusiasm with people everywhere.

Table of Contents

 
Introduction 6
Materials & Equipment8
Design 14
Techniques 20
Surface Embroidery28
Summer Meadow30
Machine Embroidery36
Buttercup Field40
Flowers By The Fence50
Embroidered Cards62
Taking Things Further66
Paper Mounts74
Panoramic Scenes76
Conclusion 78
Index 80
  

Instruction Page
Instruction Page

Growing Along the river

Growing Along the River

 


Country Garden Flowers by the Fence

Country Garden and Flowers by the Fence

Buttercup FieldBlue Flowers

Buttercup Field and Blue Flowers

BackgroundsWild Irises
Backgrounds and Wild Irises



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