In Stitches • Jan Beaney & Jean Littlejohn
Jan Beaney & Jean Littlejohn provide an inspirational guide to hand embroidery stitching, using traditional and contemporary stitch techniques along the way.
More than 4 hours of hand stitch instruction from two of Britain’s finest embroiderers! Jan and Jean provide detailed instruction with stunning visual close-ups on how to use both traditional and contemporary hand stitches to achieve wonderful textures, backgrounds, patterns and much more.
Here’s what’s included:
Needles & Tools Explained
Developing a Tonal Color Palette
Starting & Finishing
Linking & Joining
Lazy Daisy / Detached Chain
Ladder Chain Stitches
Raised Chain Band
Knotted Cable Chain
Stitches as Marks
Running & Seeding Stitches
Beads & Additions
Finishing – Stretching & Framing Options
Stitches may be used individually or built up, and in combination to create line, structure, texture, movement, blending, joining, and connecting. When combined with painted backgrounds and beaded embellishments, stitches can be used to create a visual feast of texture and color. A wonderful workshop for lovers of stitch and textile art; excellent for beginners and seasoned stitch artists alike.