Sublime Stitching: Hundreds of Hip Embroidery Patterns and How-To

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Chronicle Books, Aug 24, 2006 - Crafts & Hobbies - 224 pages
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Elizabeth Taylor, Carrie Fisher, Tracey Ullman, and Laura Dern all own her work. Now, in her much-anticipated first book, embroidery pioneer Jenny Hart brings her sublime designs to everyone. Expanding on the offerings of her Stitch-It Kit, Sublime Stitching offers all the instructions, tips, and hip patterns needed to create hundreds of stylish projects. Perfect for stitchers of all experience levels, this charmingly photographed book includes simple directions and inspiring project ideas for stitching up jeans, handbags, neckties, baby bibs, and more. Best of all are the entirely original, ready-to-use iron-on patterns bound in the back. Jenny has included all sorts of delightful designsfrom cheeky margaritas and maracas to classic teapots and cupcakes. These patterns are easy to remove after using, and a cinch to store in the handy pockets on the inside covers. Believe it or not, each pattern can be used up to nine times. Now that's sublime.

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21st century embroidery

User Review  - aprlsngstrss - Borders

If you think embroidery has to be perfect and boring... let Jenny show you otherwise. Just do it. There are tons of designs in here to mix & match. Plus, you might get your own creative juices flowing ... Read full review

waste of money

User Review  - colby41 - Overstock.com

I bought this because I was interested in the templates you can use for embroidery. What a waste of money! I could draw those patterns myself! I would of returned this but I didnt want to pay the return shipping. Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Jenny Hart made embroidery cool before anyone dared to try. Her own embroidery works have been internationally exhibited and are included in the collections of many celebrities. Jenny lives in Austin, Texas, where she runs Sublime Stitching and is a member of the Austin Craft Mafia. She also teaches embroidery classes at Make Workshop in New York City.

Alexandra Grablewski's photographs have appeared in magazines such as Martha Stewart Living and Real Simple, in addition to several cooking and craft books. She lives in New York City.

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