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Title:
Embroidery
Author:
Sadler, Judy Ann, 1959-
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Publication Information:
Toronto : Kids Can Press, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
40 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9781553376163

9781553376170
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Embroidery is enjoying a resurgence as the crafting craze continues to build among young people. Described as drawing with needle and thread, it's a creative way for kids to make a statement by embellishing their clothing with personal designs. Embroidery stitches also produce really cool one-of-a-kind gifts, like jewelry or Christmas ornaments. This book in the Kids Can Do It series features 12 different stitches, full-color photos and simple-to-follow directions for a variety of easy projects.


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School Library Journal Review

Gr 4-8-With an attractively designed cover featuring photos of sample projects, this book is sure to encourage interest in needlework. An introduction explains the basics of this craft, describing fabric, thread, needles, embroidery hoops, and more. Readers will learn about the intricacies of embroidery floss, transferring patterns, and dressmaker's tracing paper. A wide variety of ornamental stitches is explained and illustrated. The nine activities begin with materials lists and have easy-to-follow step-by-step directions and clear illustrations. Youngsters will have fun crafting the simple to advanced projects, including a flower pincushion, a CD pouch, a drawstring bag, embroidered clothing, and a bracelet. A full-color photo of each finished product is also included.-Augusta R. Malvagno, Queens Borough Public Library, NY (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.


Table of Contents

Introduction and materialsp. 4
Getting ready to embroiderp. 6
Embroidery stitchesp. 8
Flower pincushionp. 14
Stitched greeting cardp. 16
Beaded star ornamentp. 18
CD pouchp. 21
Drawstring bagp. 24
Embroidered clothingp. 26
Fleece blanketp. 30
Cross-stitched ladybug magnetp. 32
Braceletp. 36
Embroider onp. 38
Alphabets and numbersp. 40