Category Archives: Embroidery

Embroidery from Sketch to Stitch by Pat Langford

Embroidery from Sketch to Stitch by Pat Langford is a great book to read if you are interested in crossing over from drawing and painting to fabric art. That said, this book assumes that you already know how to use a sewing machine and have some skill with machine embroidery, or that you can embroider by hand. This hardcover book is largely a series of illustrations showing embroidered work that… Read More »

Stitch Magic by Beaney and Littlejohn

Stitch Magic by Jan Beaney and Jean Littlejohn is a glorious book about rich, dimensional embroidery techniques. It also addresses several other kinds of surface treatments for fabric, mostly related to embroidery. This hardcover book includes a variety of amazing techniques whether you are working with geometrics, abstracts, or realistic imagery in your embroidery and surface design. The book begins with several historical references for a better understanding of the… Read More »