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  • Publisher: Quarto
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 06 December 2018
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781589239685
  • Stock: 1 in stock
  • Size: 216x254 mm
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Pages: 144
  • RRP: £16.99
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Hand Sewing Magic


Essential Know-How for Hand Stitching by Lynn Krawczyk

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Book Description

Hand Sewing Magic is a comprehensive, modern reference for hand stitchers at all levels of skill and experience. This essential guide covers all applications, from simple sewing to stunning decorative embellishment. Following an in-depth overview of essential tools and materials is a comprehensive visual dictionary of 35 stitches plus dozens of variations, from basic mending to stylish decorative embellishment to unique art stitching. Also included are key techniques, essential tips and tricks from 10 influential and innovative stitchers, and 10 easy, inspiring projects.

About the Author

About Lynn Krawczyk

Lynn Krawczyk is a mixed-media surface design artist who focuses on pattern and colour. Her work features painting, drawing, and hand stitching on both fabric and paper. Lynn has written nearly 50 magazine articles for such publications as Quilting Arts Magazine, Cloth Paper Scissors, Uppercase, Fiber Art Now, and Sew Somerset, and is the author of The Hand-Stitched Surface (CPi, 2017) and Intentional Printing: Simple Techniques for Inspired Fabric Art (Interweave, 2014).She also has a collection of floss with thread manufacturer Aurifil, Inked by Lynn Krawczyk, as well as three instructional DVD workshops with Quilting Arts/F&W Media: Print, Design, Compose; Color Theory Made Easy; and Thermofax Screen Printing Essentials. Lynn teaches surface design workshops at various venues throughout the United States. She lives in Michigan, USA.



Stitching on a sewing machine is great, but sometimes it's refreshing to create something by hand. No matter what project you're looking to try, this read has it all, from notebook covers and sweet bookmarks to embroidery hoops and upcycled pincushions. 

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