09 March 2016


BC Paperback

193x260 mm



176 pages

Search Press

Hand-Stitched Crazy Patchwork

by Hazel Blomkamp

Hazel Blomkamp combines a range of patchwork techniques including embroidery, beadwork, lace making and tatting to create inspiring, hand-stitched designs.

There are five projects to make exploring and combining your needlework skills. Everything has been created with fabric, a needle, threads, ribbons and beads. In some cases, even the ‘patches’ have been created with embroidery techniques. Be inspired to explore and combine your skills in new and exciting ways.

  • 5 projects to make exploring and combining your needlework skills
  • Includes simple quilting techniques and tips for finishing off
  • Features both free hand techniques and working from paper templates

Book Contents

Introduction 6

General Tips

Tools and Materials 11

Techniques Gallery 14
Creating a panel of crazy patch 14
Embroidery stitches 20
Ribbon embroidery 29
Combination stitches 30
Needle lace 34
Needle weaving 49
Bead embroidery stitches 59
Beading techniques 62
Simple tatting techniques 75
Finishing techniques 81

Projects 87
Gussy up 87
Nightshade 103
Waiting for santa 115
Rambling vine 131
Savannah winter 157

Patterns 172

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