Knot Thread Stitch: Exploring Creativity Through Embroidery and Mixed Media by Lisa Solomon incorporates traditional embroidery techniques into contemporary projects to give this craft a modern and fresh look.The book begins with a helpful section detailing the supplies and techniques used in the projects.Templates are included in the back of book and they do need to be enlarged.
The projects include: tea towels, portraits, jewellery, skirt, totes and more. The projects included detailed step by step instructions, detailed photography, plus artist made variations. The use of variations from talented artists/bloggers, makes it most inspiring book. It gives you so many tips and ideas for incorporating elements of embroidery into fun and modern projects.
Format: Paperback, 144 Pages
Publisher: Quarry Books
Baby and Kids Quilts , Best of Fons and Porter, contains 39 Projects for tots to teens. It is a collection of some of their favourite and most popular quilts from their magazine. It includes quilts of all skill levels, and many feature elements of appliqué. It includes helpful and detailed instructions, many step by step photo guides, and the necessary full sized templates.
If you enjoy making quilts for babies and kids, you will find plenty of inspiration in this book with lots of bright, colourful designs.
You can find a google preview of the book with more images at Fishpond.
Format: Paperback, 176 pages
Publisher: Leisure Arts