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« on: October 23, 2010 04:55:52 PM »


Can anyone recommend a good embroidery stitch book? I know there are lots of online resources, which is great, but I want to have a book so I don't have to check the computer every ten seconds to see how a specific stitch is done. Thanks in advance.  Grin 
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« Reply #1 on: October 23, 2010 05:33:32 PM »

I love my copy of "The Complete Guide to Embroidery Stitches" compiled by Reader's Digest.
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« Reply #2 on: October 26, 2010 01:35:45 PM »

I refer to my copy of Marion Nichols frequently - an oldie but a goodie. Illustrations are all black and white drawings, but there are full instructions for all sorts of things.

http://store.doverpublications.com/0486229297.html

The Inspirations A-Z books (publ. Country Bumpkin) have great step-by-step photos - the ones I have from their series are excellent. They are particularly easy to follow for newer embroiderers. Excellent quality publications.

http://www.amazon.com/Z-Embroidery-Stitches-Sue-Gardner/dp/0957715986/ref=pd_sim_b_2

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« Reply #3 on: October 31, 2010 08:46:53 AM »

I definitely second the recommendation for the A-Z books.  I use mine when I'm looking for some new or creative stitches to work in to a project.   Grin (Had to use a pumpkin smiley!!)
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