In this comprehensive guide to embroidery, you'll learn the basic stitches and master 8 different embroidery styles, including blackwork, crewelwork, hardanger, pulled thread, goldwork and freestyle. Every stitch has clear step-by-step instructions and is accompanied by coloured diagrams, making it easy to create impressive embroidered designs.
Kate Haxell is an experienced craft editor and seasoned author with a particular expertise in sewing. She has recently completed the year-long Royal School of Needlework Certificate. Kate has a stand at The Knitting and Stitching Show at Alexandra Palace and attends other UK shows regularly.