A-Z of Heirloom Sewing (A-Z of Needlecraft)

A-Z of Heirloom Sewing (A-Z of

The ultimate reference guides for needleworkers with amazing projects, detailed step-by-step instructions and stunning photographs. This best-selling series covering mainly embroidery but also sewing, knitting and crochet, was originally published by Country Bumpkin in Australia and has now been revamped for the modern needeworker by Search Press, with a fresh new design. Discover the delights of heirloom sewing, a collection of fine needlework techniques that imitate French hand sewing. The use of delicate fabrics trimmed with lace, entredeux, ribbon and tucks are common characteristics of this beautiful technique. Perfect for adding that extra special touch to christening gowns, children's clothes, wedding dresses and delicate garments, this book has methods for every skill level. Filled with detailed instructions and useful hints, this reference book offers over 700 clear step-by-step photographs to help you achieve the perfect finish.

  • Brand: Search Press
  • ASIN: 1782211713

Fine Machine Sewing Revised Edition: Easy Ways to Get the Look of Hand Finishing and Embellishing

Fine Machine Sewing Revised Edition: Easy Ways to

This beautiful reference book makes advanced finishing styles accessible to all levels of sewers. Hundreds of color photos and illustrations demonstrate tools, techniques, and tips, as well as completed garments. Fine Machine Sewing provides confidence and inspiration to home sewers looking to expand their repertoire.

  • Brand: Brand: Taunton Press
  • ASIN: 1561584878

Grandmothers Hope Chest: French Sewing by Machine, Smocking, Shadowwork, Embroidery

Grandmothers Hope Chest: French Sewing by Machine, Smocking,

From the front flap of this 352 page book: "For centuries, hope chests have been kept by young women and filled with treasured items they will need once they are married. Lingerie, linens, and jewelry, are just a few of the things a girl might collect. Heirloom sewing enthusiast Martha Pullen has taken the concept of the hope chest one step further. With four married sons, Martha anxiously awaited when she would be presented with her first grandchild. When her grandson Campbell came along in the spring of 1992, and she learned her second grandchild would arrive four months later, she thought to herself 'Why didn't I start making baby clothes years ago." With this came her idea for 'Grandmother's Hope Chest'. This book is to encourage mothers, grandmothers, godmothers, aunts, and even friends who invision babies in their futures to start work on layettes today. Many of the patterns and instructions included in this book call for French sewing, so Martha Pullen shares her vast knowledge in this art. Martha has pulled from her personal collection of antique baby clothing to give this book the ultimate heirloom flavor. The specifics of each dress, boy suit, and gown are described extensively for those of you who wish to reproduce them. Much of the antique detail has been adapted to t...

  • Brand: Brand: Martha Pullen Co
  • ASIN: 1878048015

Gingermelon's Embroidered Animals: Heirloom Dolls to Sew, Embellish and Treasure

Gingermelon's Embroidered Animals: Heirloom Dolls to Sew, Embellish

An exquisite collection of toy sewing patterns to make stuffed animals to treasure! These stunning animal dolls are easy to sew and then embellish with simple hand embroidery stitches to beautiful effect. The dolls and their cute outfits all use small amounts of fabric, so are great for using up scraps. With step-by step instructions and full guidance on the embroidery stitches and full-size pattern pieces to trace from the page, this super-accessible book will help you make future heirlooms that will stay in the family for generations.

  • ASIN: 1446307301
  • UPC: 035313671067

The Sewing Machine Accessory Bible: Get the Most Out of Your Machine---From Using Basic Feet to Mastering Specialty Feet

The Sewing Machine Accessory Bible: Get the Most

Whether you are a beginner or have been sewing for years, this book is packed with all the information you need to get the most out of your sewing machine, simply by changing the feet. • Everything you need to know about feet attachments, from basic feet such as the zigzag foot to specialty fabric and technique feet that will help you invent new design ideas for your sewing projects. • Work effortlessly with a full range of fabrics, learn great time-saving tricks, and experiment with a range of decorative effects by following the authors' creative "ideas files." • Includes a guide to needle, thread, and fabric choices and buying advice for choosing basic, mid-range, and top-end sewing machines, embellishers, and sergers.

  • Brand: Griffin
  • ASIN: 0312676581

Sewing Luna Lapin's Friends: Over 20 Sewing Patterns for Heirloom Dolls and Their Exquisite Handmade Clothing

Sewing Luna Lapin's Friends: Over 20 Sewing Patterns

Learn to make Luna Lapin's friends and their exquisite wardrobes. This collection of sewing patterns features five of Luna's best friends and their clothes including Reynard the Fox, Clementine the Cat, Badger, Mouse and even a baby Luna! Author, Sarah Peel, takes classic garments and recreates them on a miniature scale and with exquisite fabrics including Liberty cottons, wool tweed and French lace. Full sized patterns and step-by-step instructions are included--as well as a collection of charming stories about the characters and their adventures.

  • Brand: SewandSo
  • ASIN: 1446307018
  • UPC: 035313670459

How to Make Heirloom Teddy Bears

How to Make Heirloom Teddy

Teddy bears are an iconic symbol of childhood. They are often our first and best-loved toys right through to adulthood, often passed on to our own children to enjoy. This beautifully illustrated, comprehensive guide takes you into the magical world of teddy bear making and shows you how to create your own traditional bear to hand down through the generations.The book begins with a short history of the teddy bear, followed by detailed information on tools, materials and essential bear-making techniques. There's guidance on finding design inspiration, and three complete step-by-step projects to get you started. There's then detailed guidance on how to create different eyes, ears, noses and mouths to give your bear a unique personality, and sewn outfits to dress them in. The book ends with notes on care and repair, ensuring your treasured creation will last a lifetime.

  • ASIN: B0776V7VWM

The Complete Guide to Machine Quilting: How to Use Your Home Sewing Machine to Achieve Hand-Quilting Effects

The Complete Guide to Machine Quilting: How to

This book will show you how you can get the most out of your sewing machine while quilting, from working easily with different weights of batting and fabric, to great time-saving tricks, and how to add a cornucopia of decorative stitching effects. For those new to the wonderful world of quilting, you will find all the help and advice you need to get started. Whether you have just completed your first piece of patchwork and find quilting a daunting prospect, or have been quilting your own work for years, this book is packed with all the information you need to get the most out of machine quilting, inspiring new design ideas and finishes along the way. • The must-have book for machine quilters, from beginning to intermediate level. • Get the same polished effects as the professionals with this collection of techniques, tips, and templates. • Includes projects on which to practice your new-found skills.

  • Brand: Macmillan Publishers
  • ASIN: 125000425X
  • UPC: 499991614431

Heirloom Doll Clothes for Gotz

Heirloom Doll Clothes for

Götz has been producing dolls since 1950 when Marianne and Franz Götz founded Götz Puppenfabrik in Rodental. The first dolls were made of paper mache and were crafted with the help of five family members and sold directly to the public by Franz Götz. Götz dolls are still produced in Germany in one of the largest doll factories in the world. They produce several lines of dolls there--the hand-crafted dolls are made for play but are of high quality. They are created in association with doll artists.

  • Brand: Brand: Martha Pullen Co
  • ASIN: 1878048082

Sewing for a Royal Baby: 22 Heirloom Patterns for Your Little Prince or Princess

Sewing for a Royal Baby: 22 Heirloom Patterns

Any time a royal event takes place–a wedding, a birth–the world takes notice and what captures their attention first is the royal attire. Who would not want their own little prince or princess to be just as beautifully dressed? Sewing for a Royal Baby includes three designs inspired by actual royal garments, including the royal christening gown, as well as a variety of fine heirloom designs exclusively selected by the editors of Sew Beautiful magazine.Sewing for a Royal Baby allows new mothers and grandmothers to create a royal wardrobe for their new little one using the complete patterns and instructions provided with the book and accompanying CD. The patterns are sized differently according to the style, but the gowns start at newborn and go up to 18 months. The bubble goes up to 24 months. Toddler dresses go up to size 4, and the boys' pieces go up to size 3.The companion CD contains all of the project patterns plus two additional slip patterns, the complete Vintage Royal Alphabet machine embroidery template, and most of the embroidery designs (hand and machine) in the book, as well as some appliqué designs, and technique descriptions for:Shadow embroideryGeometric smockingBasic French sewingLace shapingHand embroideryShark's teethPlacketsNeck bindingsPiping From bonnets ...

  • ASIN: 1878048813

Mimi's Heirloom Sewing: Book Two

Mimi's Heirloom Sewing: Book

Patterns and instructions to sew beautiful clothing for your family. Also features lots of techniques to have you sewing like the pros

  • ASIN: B0021N7CFK

The Handmade Quilt: A Complete Skill-Building Sampler (Landauer) 21 Blocks, 1 Heirloom-Quality Quilt; Discover the Joy & Serenity of Slow Stitching, Hand Piecing, & Hand Quilting (Scrap Your Stash)

The Handmade Quilt: A Complete Skill-Building Sampler (Landauer)

Discover the joy and serenity of slow stitching! Comprehensive guide contains 21 different blocks to use up your stash Heirloom-quality quilt project using all 21 blocks provides both a complete learning experience for new quilters and a stunning project for experienced stitchers Skill-building techniques begin with the basics and progress to more intricate methods with each new block Detailed how-to instructions and photographs take you through the process step-by-step Inspiring gallery of block color options is included With one quilt made up of 21 block designs, master teacher Carolyn Forster takes you on a quilt making journey that begins with the basics and progresses in skill level with each new block. Start with simple blocks and easy methods, then move on to more intricate pieces and challenging skills as your confidence increases! With templates for every block and step-by-step instructions and photographs, The Handmade Quilt will help you thoroughly practice hand stitching and hand quilting blocks, from stitching set-in seams to stitching curves. The Handmade Quilt provides both a complete learning experience for new quilters and a stunning project for experienced stitchers. You'll be amazed by the finished project: An heirloom-quality quilt that's also a beautiful sa...

  • Brand: Design Originals
  • ASIN: 193572696X
  • UPC: 748628113725

Heirloom Machine Sewing for Quilters

Heirloom Machine Sewing for

"Learn to incorporate traditional heirloom fabrics and sewing techniques into a variety of quilts and quilted projects. Projects for home decor, gift giving, and personal use. Detailed instructions, templates, illustrations and how-to photographs provided"--Provided by publisher.

  • ASIN: 1574329448

Heirloom Machine Quilting A Comprehensive Guide to Hand-Quilted Effects Using Your Sewing Machine - 3rd edition

Heirloom Machine Quilting A Comprehensive Guide to Hand-Quilted

  • ASIN: B003JHP6WS

Heirloom Beginnings...a Primer of Basic Heirloom Sewing Machine Techniques (Machine Mastery Series)

Heirloom Beginnings...a Primer of Basic Heirloom Sewing Machine

  • ASIN: B008BOIJ2S

The Wise Men Heirloom Nativity-Book 2 (Leaflet #2344)

The Wise Men Heirloom Nativity-Book 2 (Leaflet

Color cross stitch directions for the Wise Men nativity, includes three wise man and two camels, with directions for stuffed figure finishing.

  • ASIN: B000V8QLNG

The Making of a Rag Doll: Design & Sew Modern Heirlooms

The Making of a Rag Doll: Design &

Designer Jess Brown is known for her irresistible, starry-eyed rag dolls. In this inspiring book, Brown shares a custom pattern and simple instructions to sew, personalize, and accessorize your own rag doll. Illustrating the story behind these dolls, the book places emphasis on natural materials, vintage fabrics, beautiful notions, and quality craftsmanship. Make the dolls for the children—of all ages—in your life to love now and cherish for decades. After making the doll, follow Brown's patterns for darling accessories such as an apron, overcoat, and knickers.

  • ASIN: 1452119511

Martha Pullen's Fancywork: Heirloom Legacy Summer 1998

Martha Pullen's Fancywork: Heirloom Legacy Summer

Magazine, Includes articles and patterns for Sentimental Heirloom Wedding Pillows, Elegant Ladies' Reticule, Dreamy Sweet Baby Pillows, Free Monogram Alphabet

  • ASIN: B000P9W19Y

50 Heirloom Buttons to Make

50 Heirloom Buttons to

Create from this gallery of decorative fabric, needle lace, crochet, ribbon, and braid closures. This extensive collection of beautiful buttons and closures can easily be made without special equipment. Includes delicate needle lace buttons, elegant frog closures, Victorian crocheted buttons, braid, fabric, ribbon buttons, and more.

  • ASIN: 1561581461

The Cherished Quilt (An Amish Heirloom Novel)

The Cherished Quilt (An Amish Heirloom

An ECPA bestseller!“Clipston is as reliable as her character, giving Emily a difficult and intense romance worthy of Emily’s ability to shine the light of Christ into the hearts of those she loves.” —RT Book Reviews, 4½ stars, TOP PICK!Tragedy tore Christopher’s world apart. But Emily believes there are enough pieces left behind to stitch together a beautiful new beginning.Emily Fisher is eager to meet the new employee at her father’s shop in Bird-in-Hand, Pennsylvania. But when Christopher Hostettler arrives, his cold demeanor freezes her attempts at building a friendship.Longing for a fresh start, Christopher travels from Ohio to Bird-in-Hand. Christopher’s heart is still wounded from memories of home, and making new friends is the last thing on his mind—he knows the pain that comes with losing those you love. When Emily is kind to him, he tries to remain distant, but he soon finds himself stealing glances at her throughout the day.When Christopher shares his tragic reasons for leaving home, Emily decides to make a quilt for him as a gesture of their friendship. The two are quickly falling in love when a family emergency calls Christopher back to Ohio without warning.Emily finishes the quilt, in spite of her pain. But when Christopher receives it, will he have ...

  • Brand: HarperCollins Christian Pub.
  • ASIN: 0310341965
  • UPC: 025986341961

Lace Treasures Over Heirloom Sewing P

Lace Treasures Over Heirloom Sewing

  • ASIN: 0276422988

Heirloom Sewing for Women: French Sewing by Machine

Heirloom Sewing for Women: French Sewing by

hardcover with dust jacket

  • Brand: Brand: Martha Pullen Co
  • ASIN: 1878048023

A-Z of Smocking (A-Z of Needlecraft)

A-Z of Smocking (A-Z of

This book features every smocking stitch, clearly explained for beginners, but also has inspiring examples and new or little-known techniques to appeal to experienced smockers. It shows how to work the stitches, read graphs, and select colours, fabric and threads. It teaches how to pleat and block a garment, gives advice on different techniques such as ribbon weaving, counterchange, template and freeform smocking and much more. It is bursting with hints, ideas and inspirational photographs. There is full advice on the fabric, needles and thread needed and a glossary of smocking terms. Interspersed throughout the book there are helpful hints for all the stitches and techniques, and beautiful photographs of smocked garments to inspire the reader to pick up a needle.


A-Z of Sewing for Smockers: The perfect resource for creating heirloom smocked garments (A-Z of Needlecraft)

A-Z of Sewing for Smockers: The perfect resource

Part of the bestselling A-Z series of specialist needlework books, this extensive how-to text focuses on garment construction for smocking enthusiasts and is the ideal companion to the AZ of Smocking. Presented in an easy to use style, this book is overflowing with hundreds of step-by-step photographs and invaluable hints for creating beautiful heirloom garments from blouses to bridesmaids' dresses.

  • ASIN: 1782211756

Focus on Modern Heirloom Sewing (Focus On Sewing Book 4)

Focus on Modern Heirloom Sewing (Focus On Sewing

Modern heirloom seems like an oxymoron, doesn’t it? Well, it isn’t. An heirloom is something that is passed on from generation to generation. That has nothing to do with color. In fact, Madeira appliqué was always sewn in bright colors - it still is on the island of Madeira where the technique was created and is still taught today. In modern heirloom, color and pattern are added to the age-old techniques. These techniques are still being used in ready-to-wear, even now. They will still be around in 100 years. Some will be more popular than others in different decades, but they have real staying power. This book covers techniques for manipulating fabric, changing ready-to-wear and sewing modern garments and home decor using heirloom techniques.


Pineapple Doilies (Leisure Arts #75013) (Leisure Arts Little Books)

Pineapple Doilies (Leisure Arts #75013) (Leisure Arts

Show off your creative side with these 6 pineapple motif designs for doilies. From the quick-and-easy Four-Square Pineapple to the challenging Posh Pineapple, a hexagon of richly textured stitches, you'll do great -- just follow the diagrams!

  • ASIN: 157486968X
  • UPC: 028906750133

Viking Heirloom Sewing: Designed for the Viking Husqvarna #1+, 1 & 500 (1250, 1200, & 500)

Viking Heirloom Sewing: Designed for the Viking Husqvarna

  • ASIN: B000BKF1YO

Heirloom Machine Quilting: A Comprehensive Guide to Hand-Quilting Effects Using Your Sewing Machine

Heirloom Machine Quilting: A Comprehensive Guide to Hand-Quilting

A brand-new edition of the machine quilting classic! Includes everything you need to know about machine quilting.

  • Brand: Hargrave, Harriet
  • ASIN: 1571202366

Heirloom Sewing With Bernina

Heirloom Sewing With

  • ASIN: 9992060654

All-in-One Quilter's Reference Tool: Updated

All-in-One Quilter's Reference Tool:

Howbig is a twin-size quilt? How many squares can you cut from the amount offabric you have? What's the best way to sew a mitered border? The Quilter's Reference Tool gives you fastanswers to these and dozens of other quilting questions. Now this indispensableguide from top quilters Alex Anderson, Harriet Hargrave, Sharyn Craig, and LizAneloski has been updated to include more answers, more techniques, more quiltsettings, and more blocks than ever before. This is the must-have answer bookfor quilters all around the world―more than 100,000 sold!

  • ASIN: 1607058529
  • UPC: 499991628858

Beginning Heirloom Sewing by Machine DVD

Beginning Heirloom Sewing by Machine

Mastering the basics of heirloom sewing will be clear and easy as you learn how to use the sewing machine to combine laces with entredeux and fabric, how to select and apply specialty stitches that add an heirloom finish, and how to take flat fabric to enticing levels of three-dimensional artistry.

  • Brand: Martha Pullen
  • ASIN: 1878048937

Sewing with Whimsy

Sewing with

A Touch of WhimsySewing with Whimsy is a fanciful treat in children's sewing and embellishing. Each chapter begins with a classic pattern based on a simple silhouette then takes the sewing enthusiast on a magical journey, traveling down a path of originality filled with trims and techniques. Kari Mecca's one-of-a-kind projects and ideas range from fun and funky to sweet and sassy. She teaches each new trim or embellishing technique using step-by-step directions that mesh by design with a simple construction approach. The Stitches & Techniques section provides clear, in-depth instructions using easy-to-follow photographed steps and detailed illustrations.Techniques include:creating magical rickrack flowers and trimsmaking and applying beautiful ribbon flowersadding sparkle with beadsthe sewing artistry of machine and heirloom sewing techniquesSpecial tips and hints are highlighted throughout and are punctuated with inspirational photos to encourage readers to lend Kari's touch to their own projects and patterns. Sewing with Whimsy is truly one of Kari's most creative endeavors to date, and gives everyone pause to wonder, what sewing journey will she take us on next?

  • Brand: Martha Pullen
  • ASIN: 187804852X
  • UPC: 074962014719

A-Z of Heirloom Sewing: Fabulous Finishing Touches for Sleeves, Collars and Hems (A-Z Embroidery Series)

A-Z of Heirloom Sewing: Fabulous Finishing Touches for

  • ASIN: 0977547698

C&T Publishing Fresh Family Traditions: 18 Heirloom Quilts for a New Generation

C&T Publishing Fresh Family Traditions: 18 Heirloom Quilts

This collection of 18 charming quilts and home accessories from Sherri McConnell brings together the best of the old and new in quilting. Sherri's new designs update traditional blocks (many handed down from her grandmothers) with fresh colors and fabrics from some of today's top designers. You'll also visit Sherri's quilting room and learn how to find inspiration for your own quilting. Projects in the book include quilts both large and small, plus pillows and table runners―perfect for scrap fabrics, fat quarters, and precut charm packs and jelly rolls. Fast and easy projects also make wonderful homemade gifts.

  • Brand: C&T Publishing
  • ASIN: 1607058456
  • UPC: 499991629305

Madeira Applique by Machine: Plus Heirloom Sewing from A to Z

Madeira Applique by Machine: Plus Heirloom Sewing from

From Introduction: "Madeira applique originated on the island of Madeira in Portugal. It involves stitching a fabric onto another fabric. By hand, the raw edges are turned under andthe folded edge is stitched downusing the Point de Paris stitch. Here, we have adapted it so that it can be done on the sewing machine. This techinique can be used for applying borders or shapes to collars, cuffs, etc." Includes three full-size patterns: To-The-Waist Dress and Sleeveless Dress (both in sizes 4-12) and Heirloom Party Dress (in sizes 3 mo. to 10 years).

  • ASIN: 1878048120

Tonia Todman's Heirloom Sewing Book

Tonia Todman's Heirloom Sewing

Presents a range of projects for making heirloom items such as christening gowns and bed linen. The projects feature an array of trims, lace and fabrics, and particular techniques are clearly explained and illustrated.

  • Brand: Brand: Sterling Pub Co Inc
  • ASIN: 1863510958

Focus on Heirloom Quilting (Focus on Sewing Book 3)

Focus on Heirloom Quilting (Focus on Sewing Book

Heirloom sewing is characterized by high quality natural fabrics trimmed with an assortment of lace, insertions, pin tucks, narrow ribbon, hem stitching etc. imitating such hand-work techniques. An heirloom quilt is different from a patchwork quilt and is absolutely stunning. This book has patterns for beautiful quilt squares utilizing many heirloom techniques such as Madeira applique, lace shaping, Cathedral windows, and more. The squares have decorative stitching and tucks. There are options for either machine embroidery.

  • ASIN: B0082563FQ

The Art of Spoon Carving: A Classic Craft for the Modern Kitchen

The Art of Spoon Carving: A Classic Craft

Wood carving is coming back into style, and making kitchen utensils is among the easiest ways to learn the craft. This beautifully illustrated guide by master woodcrafter Lora S. Irish teaches the basics of wooden spoon carving. Perfect for beginners, the book presents 12 step-by-step projects that illustrate a variety of historic carving styles.A selection of mix-and-match patterns offer suggestions for creating dozens of unique designs for spoons and other implements — forks, ladles, dippers, spatulas, knives, pie servers, and scoops. In addition to clear, detailed directions accompanied by helpful drawings, inspiring photographs illustrate decorative ideas for using the carved spoons in kitchen wreaths, centerpieces, and other ornaments. A great gift for crafters seeking a new hobby, this book is loaded with stylish designs for handmade treasures."Incredible full color photographs detail each step in creating this classic art-form. Learn what you need to know about carving sets, knives, and what type of wood is best to start out with. You are going to love The Art of Spoon Carving. Get a copy today." — Texas Kitchen and Garden and More

  • Brand: Dover Publications
  • ASIN: 0486813495
  • UPC: 800759813490

Mimi's Heirloom Sewing Book 2

Mimi's Heirloom Sewing Book

This is a hardcover book.

  • ASIN: 9990028559

Modern Memory Quilts: A Handbook for Capturing Meaningful Moments, 12 Projects + The Stories That Inspired Them

Modern Memory Quilts: A Handbook for Capturing Meaningful

Learn to incorporate treasured clothing into heirloom quilts without sacrificing your modern aesthetic. Stitch memories together forever with 12 quilt projects that are as meaningful as they are stylish! Modern heirloom quilter Suzanne Paquette shares the emotional, creative, and technical aspects of memory quilting through colorful storytelling and photography. Practical projects inspired by real families' stories will help you celebrate love, provide comfort, and honor your family’s heritage.

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