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  • Publisher: Vetty Creations
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 09 July 2018
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9780975767788
  • Stock: 50+
  • Size: 195x275 mm
  • Illustrations: 850
  • Pages: 104
  • RRP: £19.99
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Smøyg

£19.99

Pattern darning from Norway by Yvette Stanton

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Book Description

From the award-winning embroiderer who introduced you to some of the world’s most exquisite forms of traditional embroidery, comes a how-to guide full of colourful images and enticing projects to help you discover the beauty of Norwegian pattern darning. Pattern darning is a simple technique, and beginners through to experienced stitchers will find much to delight in this book.

In Yvette Stanton’s book Smøyg, you will explore where smøyg can be found in Norway and where it features on traditional clothing and textiles. Enjoy many photographs featuring historical examples of smøyg and learn its stitches and techniques with clear step-by-step instructions and detailed diagrams. Be inspired by 13 original projects, from small through to large, with a range of useful and beautiful applications.

If you love colourful, geometric folk embroidery, this is the book for you.

About the Author

About Yvette Stanton

Yvette Stanton is the publisher and designer behind Vetty Creations. She has a passion for whitework embroidery, and for sharing it with others. Yvette has written 12 best-selling embroidery books, including Smøyg which was also published by Search Press. Yvette is an accredited tutor with the Embroiderers Guild of NSW, and teaches embroidery classes, specializing in whitework at shops and guild groups around Australia. She's also an award-winning embroiderer with over 15 years' experience of producing beautiful intricate embroideries. Yvette lives in Sydney, Australia. Visit Yvette's website at www.vettycreations.com.au.

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