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Helen M. Stevens EMBROIDERED GARDENS embroidery book. Includes five practical masterclass embroidery projects with step-by-step color photos and detailed artworks showing the work in progress. Features over 20 inspirational studies from nature, brought to life in pure silk threads. Settings include a sunny cottage garde, a mysterious water garden and a grand landscape garden, each featuring the plants and wildlife that thrive there and provide their evocative characteristics. Comprehensive information on threads, fabrics, color, stitches and silk shading. From the Publisher: This title explores a range of beautiful garden settings, from the intimate and personal cottage garden, to the stately splendor of the formal country park, using pure silk embroidery threads to achieve astonishingly realistic effects. Each of the five chapters builds toward an in-depth project including landscape templates and close-up detailed color templates of garden wildlife, as well as color keys and step-by-step stitching instructions. Easy-to-follow color photographs illustrate the working stages, ensuring that perfect results can be achieved when recreating the picturesque designs. Chapters include Introduction, The Cottage Garden, Water Gardens, A Garden for Wildlife, The Garden at Night, Landscape Gardens, Materials list, Basic Techniques, Stitch Variations, Suppliers.

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