Small Stitches is an original e-book from Polka & Bloom.
Once payment is completed you will be able to download your purchase.
Please note that the ebooks are digital files which you download and print on your own printer. Ebooks will not be posted to you.
'Small Stitches' has 29 pages aimed at getting you started with embroidery in a fun way. It has a introduction to all the tools, techniques and materials you need. The beauty of embroidery is that you don't need a lot of kit, so it is a fairly economic craft to throw yourself at.
'Small Stitches' covers the following stitches:
Straight stitch • Running stitch • Back stitch •French knot • Daisy stitch • Chain stitch • Cross stitch • Star stitch • Satin stitch • Blanket stitch • Buttonhole wheel
There are 10 patterns in the book. Most of them use just 2 or 3 stitches, progressing with the stitch directions. The idea is that you concentrate on a few stitches at a time to become familiar with them. But it is by no means necessary to follow the patterns chronologically!
The patterns range from very simple designs like a leaf or a paisley pattern to more intricate ones that use several colours and stitches.
Lefthanded?! There is also a 'southpaw' version of the book!
The book is designed to fit within both A4 and US letter size paper, so there is a bit of white space around the pages, but trim off the excess and you'll have a nice handy book. When printing the book, make sure you set your printer to 'landscape' or you may get a funny looking book! All the patterns are at the back of the book so if you want to help save the rain forest, please only print those pages.
The images in the actual pattern are clear and do not have the copyright line in them.
The text, patterns and photos are copyright Carina Envoldsen-Harris 2009-11 and are for personal use only. You may not sell the book or any of its parts or any items using the patterns in the book.