Greeting Cards in Stitches

30 Designs with Hand-Embroidered Embellishments

Sharon Jankowicz and Kristin Jankowicz
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Clever greeting cards, embellished with hand stitching, are so unique they'll become keepsakes!Our fabulous mother-daughter design duo has created 30 original cards for all occasions, including holidays, birthdays, births, graduations, anniversaries, get well, thank you, congratulations, and general note cards. A detailed basics section includes general embroidery information plus an overview of all the techniques and tools necessary for embroidering on paper. Embroidery stitches are taught with watercolor how-to illustrations, step-by-step instructions, and close-up photos. Full-size patterns for all projects are provided for easy transfer.Also included is a website link to download the patterns so you can print them directly on your special paper.Embroidering on paper and card stock is a relatively new idea, and this book hits the market as the cross-over craft gains momentum.Fresh, original card designs have wide appeal.Only book available dedicated to cards that feature hand-embroidery.Link to site for downloading patterns

Author bio:

Kristin Jankowicz is part of a mother-daughter team with her mom Sharon. They are the authors of Embroidery to Embellish Everything and Say It With Stitches. Their designs are clever and very creative! Sharon and Kristin design for the craft industry. Each a graphic artist and passionate needle-crafter, together they are a creative collaboration between Baby Boom and Generation X.Sharon and Kristin Jankowicz, mother and daughter, are graphic artists, craft designers, and passionate needlecrafters. They are the authors of Embroidery to Embellish Everything.

Category: Lifestyle
ISBN: 9781589233379
Publisher: Quarto US
Imprint: Creative Publishing
Pub Date: November 2007
Page Extent: 112
Format: Paperback
Age: 0 - 0
Subject: Lifestyle & personal style guides