Stitches from the Garden

Hand Embroidery Inspired by Nature
Author: Kathy Schmitz
Publisher: Martingale
ISBN: 1604687770
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 80
View: 2316
Indulge in the sentimental pleasures of stitcheries with wistful vintage artistry. Inspired by nature and stitched with the gentle romance of days gone by, noted artist Kathy Schmitz creates designs that use simple embroidery to create thoughtful keepsakes. Select from a variety of elegant embroidery projects, including a pillow, pincushion, wall decoration, tote bag, and more Find success with each design--clear illustrations demonstrate how to master every featured embroidery stitch Revel in Kathy Schmitz's original artwork, gracefully presented throughout the book

Cross-Stitch from a Country Garden

Author: McAll's Needlework and Crafts
Publisher: Sedgewood Pr
ISBN: 9780696023033
Category: Art
Page: 184
View: 984
Includes patterns and instructions for over ninety cross-stitch projects with a garden theme


Author: David Small
Publisher: MONDADORI
ISBN: 9788439722267
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 336
View: 8214
Biography of David Small, who grew up in a dysfunctional family, survived cancer which took his voice, and became an award-winning illustrator of children's books.

Stitching Idyllic: Hand Stitch Recognizable Summer Flowers

Author: Ann Bernard
ISBN: 1456626655
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 127
View: 5329
Stitching a Summer Garden to Life Whether you are a novice or veteran stitcher, Summer Flowers will help you bring your vision to life. Beginning with backgrounds, you will learn how create the perfect setting for your idyllic tableau. Then using just 10 familiar stitches, you will learn how to hand stitch 23 distinct and lovely plants and flowers. Topics covered include printing photos on fabric to create beautiful layouts, ideas and instructions on how to make your project ready for framing, and step-by step demonstrations on how to bring it all together. And there’s also Funtasy Flowers, where you can learn how to incorporate store-bought silk flowers into your own wonderful and unique creation. Ann Bernard trained at the Royal School of Needlework and has a lifetime of stitching experience and tips to share. Her approach makes stitching fun with detailed directions and diagrams, even photos of both real and stitched plants, which guide you every step of the way.

Thought-stitches from Life's̕ Tapestry

Author: Mrs. William Beckman
Publisher: N.A
Page: 107
View: 690

The Garden Song a true story about rape

Author: N.A
Publisher: NW Spirit Publishing
ISBN: 0984100008
Page: N.A
View: 4481

Silhouettes in the Garden

Author: T. O. Stallings
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1503565831
Category: Fiction
Page: 158
View: 1143
They call New Orleans the Big Easy. The moniker comes, in part, from the French saying laissez les bons temps rouler. Let the good times roll. The name is a misnomer. There is nothing easy about living and growing up in New Orleanss Eighth Ward. My mother told me God created the world as a garden. A peek and a promise of what is to be seen in heaven. She also taught me that God allowed the devil access to the garden. Access and permission to tempt earths mortals. My mother told me we should all try to hide from the devil. To do so she believed we should pass through life as much a shadow, a silhouette to the devils eye, as possible. That is a difficult task for the pious. It is even more difficult in New Orleans, a city made famous by its history and traditions. Traditions and history that include temptations, vices, corruption, Mardi Gras, and voodoo. My name is Jehan Henri. This is the story of my silhouette in the garden we call earth.

Diana Lampe's Embroidery from the Garden

Author: Diana Lampe
Publisher: David & Charles Uk
ISBN: 9781863512060
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 117
View: 1283
The third in a series, this book contains fine embroidery featuring gardens as a theme, with patterns for more than 50 flowers such as primroses, buttercups, daisies, magnolias, French lavender and cyclamen. Detailed instructions are given for embroidering each flower, including DMC colour thread details and a full stitch glossary.

The Hand-Stitched Flower Garden

40 Beautiful Floral Designs to Embroider, Plus 20 Great Project Ideas
Author: Yuki Sugashima
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781568365664
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 328
View: 1457
Offers step-by-step instructions and actual-size templates to create embroidered projects including a brooch, small bag and purse, and key chain.T.

Quick and Easy Cross Stitch Designs Inspired by Your Garden

Author: Anne Lane
Publisher: Readers Digest
ISBN: 9780895778574
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 127
View: 9461
Twenty-six beautiful, easy-to-do cross-stitch projects, all inspired by the garden, include simple directions, detailed design charts, full-color photographs of the finished projects, and tips on cross-stitch techniques, materials, and fabrics.

Cross-Stitch Garden Projects

Author: Joanne Sanderson
Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Limited
ISBN: 9781861083081
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 176
View: 7025
Joanne Sanderson's new collection of delightful cross-stitch projects, inspired by her love of gardening and nature, offers a fresh approach to the popular technique of cross stitch. Included are a wealth of charming projects featuring colourful flowers and attractive fruit and vegetable designs. Featuring over 70 colour charts - from simple small motifs to larger pictures and samplers, both modern and traditional in style - there are projects to suit everyone's tastes and skill level. Many of the motifs can be used in a variety of ways, from adorning clothes to presenting them in small cards and other gifts. Projects include: - Anemone trinket pot - Vegetable garden sampler - Leaves photograph album - Butterfly oven-mitt - Beaded rose handbag mirror - Strawberry jam-jar cover - Variety of stitches and complementary techniques are covered, such as stitching with beads, to take your skills to a new dimension. Practical advice is given on materials and tools, with suggestions for mounting the designs to get the best results from each project.

Stitch At Home

Over 20 Handmade Fabric and Embroidery Projects
Author: Mandy Shaw
Publisher: David & Charles
ISBN: 9781446301685
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 128
View: 8787
A gorgeous collection of fun projects for your home and garden in Mandy Shaw's unmistakeable style. Combining applique, embroidery, patchwork, quilting and sewing, Stitch at Home is a fabric lover’s dream, featuring 20 hand and machine sewing projects in 9 themed sections. Be inspired by Mandy's unique motifs and fresh colour palette of teal, raspberry, cream and brown. Each project features step-by-step instructions and illustrated techniques, making even the more complex projects beginner-friendly, and the book even includes stitch diagrams for both right and left-handers. Inside Stitch at Home: Get Ready to Stitch – Most of the projects in this book are decorated with applique, embellished with simple hand embroidery stitches. Includes information about the fabrics and threads used for the projects, advice on working with applique using fusible webbing, and working with stitches, using Mandy’s favourite stitches from satin stitch to blanket stitch. Home – A stitchery sampler, depicting the simpler things in life, and features almost all the embroidery stitches that Mandy has used. Tea Time – Start your own tea time magic with this striking Union Jack inspired tea cosy and a tablecloth that is ready laid out for the occasion! Sewing – This Sewing Machine Cover will prove a beautiful and practical way of covering your big white sewing machine, with colourful fabrics and pockets to store your sewing essentials; needles, threads, pencils. For when you want to stitch-on-the-go, the Cottage Sewing Case provides a handy way to take your stitching tools with you! Pets – Mandy introduces you to her pets and shows you how to pamper your own pooch, with a sturdy dog bed, a dandy neckerchief for a dog's collar, and Mandy’s dog has even inspired a delightful soft toy project. Beach – Learn how to restore an old deckchair with heavy weight upholstery fabric, a roomy beach bag to store all of your beach essentials, and colourful bunting to hang in your garden. Village – Mandy teaches you how to make the perfect patchwork quilt, with its easy pieced block and simple applique shapes. Garden – Create an easy-to-make and simple to erect tepee perfect for children or pets, a weatherproof garden kneeler essential for any keen gardener, and a handy leaf bag. House – These cutwork cushions made with felt and fusible webbing are inspired by English artist Rob Ryan and the art of paper cutting. Christmas – Be reminded of childhood and making traditional gingerbread houses when creating this embroidered fabric version, the perfect gift, and these delightful little gingerbread men to decorate the Christmas tree. Techniques – More detailed advice on techniques such as binding, sugar bagging, edging with ric-rac braid, making envelope cushions and utility stitches. Templates – all the templates that you will need to create the projects. Get stitching with gorgeous embroidery and applique projects for your home, your garden and your loved ones! From sweet little hand-sewn makes to whip up in an evening to intricate heirloom projects to take your time with, this beautiful collection has over 20 truly stunning ideas!

Thea Gouveneur's Flowers in Cross Stitch

Author: Thea Gouverneur
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781740456739
Category: Cross-stitch
Page: 299
View: 4427
Two of Thea's best titles in one volume: Flower Portraits in Cross Stitch and The Secret Garden in Cross Stitch. Includes 71 cross stitch designs, with clear colour chart and thread list for each design.

The Silence in the Garden

Author: William Trevor
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0241969549
Category: Fiction
Page: 208
View: 3259
The Silence in the Garden by William Trevor - a classic early novel by one of the world's greatest writers Family secrets take their toll on the children of an old Irish family In the summer of 1904 Sarah Pollenfax, the daughter of an impecunious clergyman, arrives at Carriglas, an island off the coast of Cork, to act as governess for her distant cousins. It's a magical time in a magical place. But when she comes back almost thirty years later, after the First World War and the Irish Civil War have taken their toll, she discovers that there were things going on during that apparently idyllic summer which now horrify her and which cast a long shadow over the remnants of the family still living there. 'William Trevor's precisions and indirections slowly and balefully accumulate in this, his most ambitious novel' Anthony Thwaite, London Review of Books 'Offers marvels with Mr Trevor's customary understated dexterity' New York Times William Trevor was born in Mitchelstown, Co Cork, in 1928. He spent his childhood in Ireland and was educated at Trinity College, Dublin, but has lived in England for many years. An acknowledged master of the short-story form, he has also written many highly acclaimed novels: he has won the Whitbread Fiction Prize three times and been shortlisted for the Booker Prize four times. His most recent novel was Love and Summer (Penguin, 2010).

The Cattle Drive from Southwest

Book 2 in the Southwest Series
Author: Diane M. Cece
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1493150502
Category: History
Page: 115
View: 6978
The Cattle Drive from Southwest Tom Lacey and Samuel Embers were outlaws who split from the Younger Brothers Gang. Their handles were the Nevada Kid and Smokey. After the robbery of the Kingston-Downey Express, they took honest jobs while seeking refuge at a prominent cattle ranch. Nevada had been shot through the left thigh, and taking on honest jobs was the only way Smokey could get his pard back on his feet again without getting captured. What they didnt figure into the equation was the ranchers beautiful, innocent young niece, Polly, falling in love with the Nevada Kid. She came from back East to live with her aunt and uncle and to teach at the local schoolhouse. Smokey had a very tough time keeping the beautiful girl from controlling his partners soul and destiny. Polly was the one witness to the robbery of the express who carried enough evidence against the two to get them imprisoned or, worse, hanged.

Cross Stitch Country Garden

Author: Jane Iles
Publisher: David & Charles Uk
ISBN: 9780715303320
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 128
View: 8417
Cross Stitch Country Garden presents a collection of designs reflecting the country garden throughout the seasons. Each main design theme is worked and shown in a selection of different projects, including pillows, cushions, sachets and gift cards.

Embroidered Kitchen Garden

Vegetable, Herb & Flower Motifs to Stitch & Savor
Author: Kazuko Aoki
Publisher: Zakka Workshop
ISBN: 9781940552408
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 104
View: 4166
Embroidery artist and avid gardener Kazuko Aoki shares her newest collection of exquisite designs inspired by her very own kitchen garden. This bountiful assortment of embroidery motifs includes everyone's favorite garden treats. From humble tomatoes and radishes to show-stopping figs and Brussels sprouts, this collection features over 30 edible plant designs. Stitch up a sampler to decorate your kitchen, create a one-of-a-kind farmers market tote, or just pore over the pages for endless inspiration. Each design features artfully illustrative details yet are made with just a handful of simple embroidery stitches. Embroidery enthusiasts will delight in this cornucopia of lush and sweet designs to stitch and savor. Instructions and templates for all designs are included, along with personal embroidery tips and expert advice from the author.

The Garden in which I Walk

Author: Karen Brennan
Publisher: University of Alabama Press
ISBN: 9781573661164
Category: Fiction
Page: 144
View: 9849
This extraordinarily polished and sophisticated story collection investigates the unaccountable ways in which literature and life entwine. In "Three Seaside Tales" a woman at a resort imagines herself in a Chekhov story only to succumb to banal everydayness, and in "Island Time" a young bride inexorably merges with Emma Bovary. Brennan's fictions position their readers at the edge of the known world, opening onto vistas of both erotic promise and ghastly beauty. The voices, youthful and aging, maniacal and restrained, represent our world's lost, scattering their words among surrealistic ruins, as though they have come to inhabit their own dreams. The lovely protagonist of "Saw" inexplicably maims herself with a chainsaw, literalizing in this violent impulse the self-destructive passion of all of Brennan's characters to actualize romance. These characters lead the reader through a charged, personal landscape of apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic complexity. Their voices will continue to echo long after the book has been closed.

Bazaar Exchange and Mart, and Journal of the Household

Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
Page: N.A
View: 8981

Paradise Stitched-Sashiko & Applique Quilts

Author: Sylvia Pippen
Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc
ISBN: 1607051079
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 112
View: 1637
Tropical Splendor in Sashiko and Appliqué. Hand-stitch 6 vivid quilts inspired by tropical flora and fauna. Learn the secrets of successful Sashiko and appliqué. Options for both turn-under and fusible appliqué. Create designs from your own photos. Embellish your quilts with hand embroidery. These glowing quilts bring together two of quilting's best-loved traditions: Japanese Sashiko and colorful appliqué. A large quilt gallery will inspire you to design your own Sashiko/appliqué creations.