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Edges and Finishes by Valerie Campbell-Harding gives a library of possibilities which can be used creatively. Every piece of embroidery has edges and needs finishing and it should be an integral part of the design of an embroidered textile.


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Edges & Finishes
in Machine Embroidery

Author: Valerie Campbell-Harding
Pages: 128
Page size: 8 1/2" x 11"
Publisher: Quilters Resource Publication
Item Code: 4G4E0330
weight: 1.40 lbs

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  • A library of possibilities edgings and finishings, from simple stitched edges through burnt and melted fabric edges to fringes, braids and tassels
  • Written by best-selling author on machine embroidery
  • Over 100 stunning photographs, with clear step-by-step instruction
  • Each edging or finishing method is covered in a double-page spread
  • Any modern sewing machine can be used to create the stunning samples
  • Designs for all hangings, panels, book covers, bags, vessels, bowls, cushions, belts, tassels and other accessories.

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Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
6
4. CORDS AND BRAIDS
80
The Importance of Edges and Finishings
6
Zigzag Cords
80
What Feet to Use
7
Machine-Wrapped Cords
82
Saving your Back
7
Spiralled Cords
84
1. FABRIC EDGES
8
Cord Ends
84
Cut Edges
10
Beaded Cord Ends
86
Torn Edges
14
Knots
88
Burnt or Melted Edges
18
Looped, Twisted & Doubled Cords
90
Bound Edges
24
Stitched Thread Braids
92
Points and Tabs
26
Zigzag Crochet Chain
94
Pintucks and Piping
28
Flower Stitcher Braids
96
2. STITCHED EDGES
30
Patterned Braids
98
Satin Stitch Edges
32
Braids on Water-soluble Fabric
100
Corded Edges
34
5. TASSELS
102
Wired Edges
38
Wrapped Rings
102
Lacy Edges
42
Making a Tassel
103
Buttonhole Edges
48
Wire Frame Tassels
104
Patterned Edges
50
Wrapped Ribbon tassels
106
Embroidered Slips on Edges
54
Wider Ribbon tassels
109
Beaded Edges
58
Hanging Tassels
110
Larger Beads
60
Stylised Tassels
112
Joining Edges
62
Pinch and Tuck
114
3. FRINGES
66
Folded Tassels
118
Delicate Flower Fringe
68
Wavy tassels
120
Satin Stitch Rings
72
Flower Tassels
122
Double-sided Fringes or Ruffs
74
Conclusion
124
Fringes on a Frame
76
SUPPLIERS
126
Painted Fringes
78
BIBLIOGRAPHY
126
Printing a Fringe
78
INDEX
128

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