Stitch People


A 20-project journey through embriodery techniques

By Jo Dixey

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Stitch People features 20 great projects from professional embroiderer Jo Dixey that will both inspire and challenge your creativity. Whether a newcomer to the craft, or an experienced stitcher looking for some new ideas, Jo Dixey has something for everyone in this lovely book.

Each project introduces new embroidery stitches and techniques and is accompanied by detailed step-by step photographs. The projects range from small embroidered cards to more complex wall art; simple applique for a scarf to an embroidered jacket - all are based on the theme of people. Templates of the images to stitch are provided for photocopying and there is a photo gallery and instruction for all the stitches covered in the book.

246 x 189 mm, 128 pages, paperback

9781869539641

 

Jo Dixey

JO DIXEY trained to be a professional embroiderer at the Royal School of Needlework in London. Along with her commissioned work, she has taught embroidery workshops for more than 20 years and has seen the enjoyment others have found from learning to stitch. The number of beginners wanting to learn to stitch continues to grow and Jo combines her experience of how best to teach embroidery with a professional's attention to technique and finishing. In 2000 Jo and her family moved from England to Helensville, New Zealand, where she is now based.