• Treasury of Flower Designs for Artists, Embroiderers and Craftsmen (Dover Pictorial Archive)

    Susan Gaber's garden is a black-and-white Eden of lush flower design — 100 graceful, botanically accurate garden flowers rendered for artists and anyone who admires or needs floral designs and motifs: needleworkers, craftsmen of all sorts, designers. All the drawings may be used royalty-free.Ms. Gaber has drawn these flowers with sinuously weaving leaves and stems, flowing and swaying as in a breeze on the page, in compositions suitable for design purposes: some of the flowers appear several times, and many of the drawings form frames, repeating borders, and motifs. The flowers, many full-page, include African Violet, Begonia, Orchid Cactus, Columbine, Daffodil, Dogwood, Iris, Peony, Snapdragon, Tobacco, and much more.

    • Brand: imusti
    • ASIN: 0486240967
    • UPC: 800759240968

  • Danish Floral Charted Designs (Dover Embroidery, Needlepoint)

    Embroiderers will welcome this delightful collection of charted designs by Gerda Bengtsson, considered one of the greatest living designers of counted cross-stitch designs. Here are more than 40 exquisite florals, including such favorites as Buttercups, Anemone, Pansies, Spring Flowers, Iceland Poppy, Crowberry, Lapland Rhododendron, Wild Fruit, Sweet Violet, Lady's Mantle, Stone Bramble, and Hare's-Foot Clover.All of the designs are color keyed to both D.M.C. and Danish Flower Thread embroidery floss, and because the chart makes it easy to vary the size of the design they can be used to decorate anything from small pillows to bedspreads.The patterns lend themselves to use not only in cross-stitch, but also needlepoint, rug-hooking, crochet, and other forms of counted thread embroidery.

    • Brand: Bengtsson, Gerda
    • ASIN: 0486239578
    • UPC: 800759239573

  • Floral Nature Embroidery Designs

    This book has over 50 floral and nature theme embroidery designs. The designs include: lily of the valley, fuchsia, sweet peas, chocolate daisies, bluebells, lavender, violets and all sorts of other flowers, along with bees, butterflies, birds, moths, ladybugs, seahorse, squirrel, owl and dragonflies as well as little tea cups, teapots and cupcakes.De-ann Black is the designer and illustrator. The motifs are created from her original artwork.The book contains full-size templates on single-sided pages so you can trace or transfer the designs on to fabric ready for embroidering.The designs are ideal for hand stitching and hoop embroidery. Many of the motifs fit into standard size 7 inch, 6 inch, 5 inch and 4 inch hoops. Lots of the main designs have smaller/larger size versions included, along with other little motifs suitable for stitching.Please note: This is a book of embroidery designs only (motifs, templates). It does not contain sewing or stitching instructions. Just the designs. Please take a peek inside the book using the look inside feature to see a sample of the contents.You can choose your favourite stitches and threads to sew the designs. Pictures of some of the items are shown on the cover of the book. These were stitched by De-ann to show how some of these designs loo...

    • ASIN: 1975629175

  • Treasury of Floral Designs and Initials for Artists and Craftspeople (Dover Pictorial Archive)

    You'll find a thousand different uses for this practical archive of royalty-free designs with a floral theme. It includes over 700 wonderfully graceful and imaginative designs featuring flowers, leaves, and vines in delicate interlacements. Most incorporate elaborately embellished letters, initials, monograms, and names.Needleworkers, fabric painters, and other craftworkers will love browsing through these pages for the perfect design to personalize towels, handkerchiefs, bed linens, clothing, and more. Textile designers, graphic artists, and calligraphers will also find the volume brimming with useful ideas and models for creating rich floral designs, illustrated letters, borders, and frames.

    • ASIN: 0486288080
    • UPC: 800759288083

  • 2,286 Traditional Stencil Designs (Dover Pictorial Archive)

    Before the widespread development of modern interior decoration, builders and homeowners often relied on commercially available stencils to decorate ceilings and walls of houses and other structures. This volume reproduces two rare catalogs of such stencils, manufactured ca. 1918 and ca. 1920 by H. Roessing of Chicago.Over 2,200 stencil designs include an enormous variety of attractive and boldly printed images: ornamental borders, corners and frames with intricate floral and foliate patterns, architectural ornaments and design elements, religious symbols and figures, numerous animals (horses, lions, birds, etc.), mosaics, landscapes, and much more.Meticulously reprinted from original catalogs in the collection of The Athenaeum of Philadelphia, these masterfully executed designs are an important source of copyright-free material invaluable for artists, illustrators, and craftspeople working with textiles, wallpaper, and other decorative products. Moreover, these ornamental motifs provide an invaluable record of American decorative tastes in the early years of the twentieth century.

    • Brand: imusti
    • ASIN: 0486268454
    • UPC: 800759268450

  • The Embroiderer's Floral: Designs, Stitches & Motifs for Poular Flowers in Embroidery

    Flowers are the universally popular motif for embroidery, whether for small decorative embellishments on clothes and household linens or for large embroidered pictures suitable for framing. Janet Haigh presents inspirational designs and techniques for creating a wide range of popular flowers in crewelwork, appliqué, and counted cross-stitch. Motifs that can be replicated and comprehensive how-to-work instructions are provided for each of the 40 flowers depicted, such as dahlias, daffodils, geraniums, irises, peonies, poppies, tulips, roses, and water lilies. Haigh is a well-known embroiderer and textile designer who has made a special study of flowers in embroidery. This is her third book. • Inspirational designs drawn from nature for the most popular embroidery flowers • Practical step-by-step instructions for every stitch • Motifs and how-to-work diagrams for all designs

    • Brand: Brand: Krause Publications
    • ASIN: 0873494431

  • Crewel & Surface Embroidery: Inspirational Floral Designs (Milner Craft Series)

    Embroiderers everywhere won’t find the time—they’ll make the time to create these delicate, artistic crewel and surface embroideries. The 16 achievable projects are challenging but not overwhelming, decorative but also practical, with pleasing color schemes and clear step-by-step instructions. The inspirational floral designs require the minimum number of stitches to create the exciting and impressive stylized effects, conferring the embroiderer a freedom of expression. The skillful blending of wool, silk, and cotton guides the beginner and inspires the experienced stitcher to create this unique style of embroidery. The numerous photographs, illustrations, and row-by-row color keys make following the projects an effortless task and a joy to stitch.

    • Brand: Sally Milner Publishing
    • ASIN: 1863513779

  • Briggs' Floral Embroidery Designs CD-ROM and Book (Dover Electronic Clip Art)

    Lovely designs from a late-19th-century archive of needlework patterns include accurate outlines for lilies, tulips, geraniums, pansies, apple blossoms, and a host of other florals. Single blooms are ideal for cushion and tablecloth centers; graceful sprays are just the thing for decorative corners and edgings on sheets and placemats. 219 black-and-white illustrations.

    • ASIN: 0486996107
    • UPC: 800759996100

  • Floral Embroidery Designs CD-ROM and Book (Dover Electronic Clip Art)

    This versatile design collection blossoms with more than 200 beautifully rendered flowers. Reproduced from a rare turn-of-the-19th-century catalog of embroidery patterns, its motifs are conveniently arranged according to type — wreaths, allover patterns, and other styles. Ideal for needlework, woodworking, leathercraft, and other hobbies, these winsome illustrations will also enhance any print project.

    • ASIN: 0486995364
    • UPC: 800759995363