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Beautiful Stitches
Beautiful Stitches

Beautiful Stitches

Over 100 Freestyle Embroidery Motifs


128 Pages, 8.25 x 8.75

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $21.95 (US $21.95) (CA $25.95)

Publication Date: April 2016

ISBN 9786059192040

Rights: US, CA, CAM, SAM & MX

Tuva Publishing (Apr 2016)

Price: $21.95


In this book Susan Bates explores the world of free style embroidery. Susan is an experienced embroidery designer, known for her cross stitch designs. Here she turns her attention to freestyle embroidery. The designs in this book illustrate her love of colour, pattern and detail. The book contains over 100 motifs and focuses on a variety of subjects, such as birds, flowers and the natural world. She also includes trendy motifs that feature lettering, fashion accessories and travel. The book uses simple stitches, all clearly explained in the tools and techniques sections. The diagrams are in full color and each project is beautifully photographed. The designs will appeal to beginners and more experienced stitchers.

Author Biography

Susan Bates has created designs for large department stores in London that sold designer hand knitting yarns and patterns. She has also created cross-stitch designs for other publishing companies in England, trained to be an art teacher, and has taught knitting and sewing classes to adults.