Machine Embroidered Flowers, Woodlands and Landscapes
The Art of Alison Holt
Drawing from the combined expertise of the author's previous works, this reference showcases a collection of exquisite machine embroideries. Guidance on how to create beautiful pictures of gardens, flowers, landscapes, and woodlands using various combinations of just two simple machine stitches is featured, and key techniques are broken down into clear, accessible instructions with helpful photographs and a wide range of inspirational pieces. From the required materials and how to compose a picture from personal photographs to achieving perspective, painting backgrounds, and all the basic stitch techniques, this guide also includes detailed instructions for how to create realistic flowers, trees, foliage, and much more. Eight stunning, step-by-step projects help put newly acquired skills into practice, making this a must-have for both beginners and experts in free-motion embroidery.