Crewel Creatures - Embroidery Book by Hazel Blomkamp from South Africa
176 pages, with patterns for embroidery included at the back of the book, on the pages of the book - there are no pullout sheets. Stunning photos with plenty of close-ups nd step by step instructions.
6 fabulously beautiful crewel embroideries of african animals, from one of the World's most talanted designers, Hazel Blomkamp, and the world's leading embroidery magazine, Inspirations.
The designs of the animals, however, are very artistic. Each animal is with a character, and is highly decorated with flowers andd partial shading/ stitching. A very interesting project to take on! Also, the crewel technique is with a twist. Most of the threads you'll need are DMC cotton embroidery floss, and DMC cotton perle, easily obtainable in craft chain stores. Beads are required in some of the projects.
With 6 stunning projects to make, there are clear step-by-step instructions, a stitch guide and all the information you need to stitch them. Discover the unique new stitches and learn how to make your own beautiful works of art.
Perfect for medium-level to experienced embroiderers who want new inspirations.
Get this book for your library and feast your eyes every day with inspiration for many-many projects of your own! Happy stitching!
It also makes an amazing gift to a fellow stitcher!