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Heirloom Embroidery: Inspired Designer Projects with Beautiful Stitching Techniques

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These 25 exquisite hand-embroidery projects are the perfect antidote to today’s throwaway culture: they’re meant to last and to remind us how generations before us lived—appreciating, preserving, and passing down their lovingly-stitched handiwork to families and friends. Anyone would treasure this lovely array of unique textiles, which include soft furnishings, home access ...more
Hardcover, 128 pages
Published September 2nd 2008 by Lark Books
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Kelly H. (Maybedog)
The projects aren't very inspired. There's a lot of applique. There's a lot of repetition, especialy of motifs and exactly the same, not using them again in a different manner. Then projects are used again just with different motifs. And they're so boring--drawstring bags and tablecloths. The flowers are pretty but only utilize a very few stitches. They're not even placed interestingly. Everything is upright except a dragon fly. Even a bunch of bees are all facing upwards.

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