Sewing Vintage Style
Step into a bygone era with the nostalgic projects in this unique sewing collection. A keepsake in its own right, this beautifully designed and illustrated volume shows how to recycle precious textile fragments of the past and transform them into tasteful treasures for today. Master a range of needlework techniques, including crazy quilt, trapunto, pin tucking, monogrammed embroidery, redwork, and cutwork. Create a lasting legacy in your own home with stylish vintage projects from an embroidered sundress to an organza pintucked pillow, a fabric covered box to a cross-stitch sampler. Pattern transferring tips and stitch glossaries are included. Whether newly created or refashioned with antique embellishments, all the pieces contain an echo of the elegance of an earlier time.
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4mm-wide Appliqué Backstitch beads bias bodice bottom edge bulk from corners Buttonhole Stitch buttons circle cotton crescent board crocheted edging Cross-stitch Cutwork dahlia decorative ecru Embellished embroider embroidery floss embroidery hoop Fold Gather-stitch gel pen gimp thread Hand-stitch Hot-glue Insert needle inside lid Iron/ironing board Knot Stitch layers Lazy Daisy Stitch Light-box linen Loop Petal Stitch machine Straight pins Machine-stitch mark matching long edges Matching threads Middle Lid muslin º º º organza Outline Stitch pale Pattern and Stitch pattern Sewing pencil piece pincushion pins Tape measure pintucks pocket quilt raw edges Refer to Stitches Refer to Transferring rose Satin Stitch scrap secure thread Sewing machine Straight shown in Diagram silk Stem Stitch Stitch Guide Stitches on pages Straight pins Tape Straight Stitch strands of floss strips tacky glue three strands top edge towels Tracing paper Transfer Pattern tucks vintage Wrap wrong side