The Anchor Book of Canvaswork Embroidery Stitches, Paperback

The Anchor Book of Canvaswork Embroidery Stitches Paperback

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It's amazing how many textures you can achieve with only 48 simple stitches.

Each stitch appears in alphabetical order so you can quickly locate the one you need.

Color photos showcase completed products, as well as detailed close-ups.

You also get 25 pages of working charts for many of the designs.

Stitches include Algerian Plaited, Byzantine, nine forms of Cross Stitch, Florentine, Herringbone, Jacquard, Pinwheel Milanese, Satin, Scottish, and 31 more. 128 pages (all in color), 6 x 5 3/4.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 128 pages, 48 colour illustrations, 96 line drawings, charts
  • Publisher: David & Charles
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  • Category: Embroidery crafts
  • ISBN: 9780715306314


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I love this book. I'm still going through all the stitches, making little samplers or working up the patterns in the back of the book. If you're tired of cross stitch, but still want to work on even-weave fabrics, I think you'll find this book extremely useful.