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Explore the possibilities of freestyle machine embroidery with the guidebook Freestyle Machine Embroidery by Carol Shinn. Basic methods and stitches are shown with step-by-step photographs and stitched examples.

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Freestyle Machine Embroidery


Freestyle Machine Embroidery
Techniques and Inspiration for Fiber Art

Author: Carol Shinn
Pages: 175
Page size: 8.5"Wx10.5"H
Publisher: Interweave Press
Cover: Soft Cover
Item Code: 4G4E0408
Weight: 1.6 lb

MSRP: $29.95

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Create Art With Stitches

Explore the possibilities of freestyle machine embroidery as an artistic medium with this inspirational guidebook. Studio artist Carol Shinn teaches basic methods and stitches accompanied by step-by-step photographs and dozens of stitched examples to bring the techniques to life. Learn the impact of color, layout and content decisions and how to apply them to your own work, plus how to use texture creatively, professionally finish a project and more. A gallery of works by fiber artists from around the globe offers inspiration and ideas.

About the Author

Carol Shinn is a studio artist known internationally for photo-realistic machine-stitched images. She teaches classes and workshops around the country, including at schools such as Arrowmont, Penland and Haystack. Carol's work has been featured in numerous books and magazines and can be found in public and private collections.


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