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Filet Crochet: More than 70 Designs with Easy-to-Follow Charts (Stitch Collection)
Betty Barnden

St. Martin's Griffin, 2007

Filet crochet produces delightful designs and motifs on an open mesh background, perfect for incorporating into garments and accessories, or for making blankets, cushions, and scarves.   -Choose from over 70 designs: pictorial motifs such as hearts, flowers, and butterflies; numbers, letters, and geometric patterns; repeat designs for borders and larger items.   -Each design includes an easy-to-follow chart, clear swatch photograph and ...


The Embroidery Stitch Bible
Betty Barnden

Krause Publications, 2003

More than 200 stitches are photographed and accompanied by easy to follow charts in this essential reference for embroiderers. From basic cross stitch and chain stitch to more complicated couching, laid work, and drawn thread work, this is the stitch bible for embroiderers wishing to improve their technique and add new dimensions to their work. Stitches are arranged according to their use, including outlines, filling stitches, isolated stitches, ...


The Encyclopedia Of Cross-stitch Techniques
Betty Barnden

Running Press, 2003

This is a complete, full-color reference covering every form of cross-stitch and related counted-thread technique, from ancient traditional work to modern pictorial designs rendered in vivid hues. A wonderful array of stitches from around the world is described in detail, and clearly illustrated with photographs, diagrams, and charts. A trove of ideas and inspiration for beginners and experts alike, this comprehensive volume presents essential ...


The Crochet Stitch Bible
Betty Barnden

Krause Publications, 2004

Author Betty Barnden shared her knowledge of needlecraft design with embroiderers in The Embroidery Stitch Bible--now she uses her expertise as a hand-knitter to bring readers The Crochet Stitch Bible. This is the book crochet enthusiasts have been waiting for. Hundreds of traditional and contemporary stitches are photographed and accompanied by detailed charts in this essential illustrated reference. More than 200 crochet stitches are each ...


75 Floral Blocks to Crochet: Beautiful Patterns to Mix and Match for Afghans, Throws, Baby Blankets, and More
Betty Barnden

St. Martin's Griffin, 2012

Bring the beauty of the garden indoors with this floral themed collection  75 Floral Blocks to Crochet is a charming collection of square, triangular, diamond, and hexagonal blocks, all with a floral theme—from traditional blanket squares with petals and rosebuds to colorful blocks with three-dimensional flowers and butterfly patterns—there's something here to inspire every crochet fan. Great for crafters "on the go" it’s easy to ...


The Embroidery Stitch Bible: Over 200 Stitches Photographed with Easy to Follow Charts (Artist/Craft Bible ...
Betty Barnden

Chartwell Books, 2013

The photographed samples are shown full-size. Each stitch is fully described and illustrated with numbered figures and accompanied by a list of its main uses, with helpful notes on the working method. Many stitches have alternative names; these are also listed, and included in the index as a useful reference aid. The Embroidery Essentials chapter will help you choose appropriate materials and equipment for whatever technique you intend to use. ...


200 Knitting Tips, Techniques & Trade Secrets: An Indispensable Reference of Technical Know-How and ...
Betty Barnden

St. Martin's Press, 2008

The basics of knitting are quick to master, but learning to create a stylish, professional finish usually takes much longer. This book contains over 200 professional fixes, insider tips, and secrets arranged by topic to enable any crafter to achieve a great fit and finish when knitting garments and accessories. You will also learn how to dye yarns easily in an ordinary kitchen to get the color combinations you want, and how to embellish garments ...


Crochet for Babies and Toddlers
Betty Barnden

Martingale and Company, 2001

Mothers and grandmothers, friends and relatives--anyone looking for a heartfelt gift for a newborn or toddler will fall in love with these crocheted designs! Even those new to crochet can easily create projects from this delightful collection, from simple stuffed toys and adorable hats to coordinating outfits for a smart look from head to toe. · More than 20 foolproof crochet patterns fitting infants to three-year-olds combine classic wool and ...


Super Finishing Techniques for Crocheters: Inspiration, Projects, and More for Finishing Crochet Patterns ...
Betty Barnden

St. Martin's Griffin, 2009

Almost done crocheting your latest project and not sure how to finish it? Need a refresher course on how to assemble the pieces, make a buttonhole, or just looking for inspiration for the perfect finishing touch? No matter whether you’re just learning to crochet or are more experienced, you’ll find the simple techniques needed for creating beautifully finished items—as well as pick up new techniques to hone your skills and help push you to ...


The Crochet Stitch Bible: The Essential Illustrated Reference Over 200 Traditional and Contemporary Stitches ...
Betty Barnden

Chartwell Books, 2013

The Crochet Stitch Bible contains over 200 stitches explained in full.  Each is accompanied by a photograph sample, row-by-row instructions and easy-to-follow symbol charts. There are additional  chanters on basic techniques and materials, as well as a stitch selector and a how-to-use sections that provide clear guidance for beginners and experts alike. The author is a freelance needlecraft designer whose crochet designs have appeared in ...


Very Easy Circular Knits: Simple Techniques and Step-by-Step Projects for the Well-Rounded Knitter
Betty Barnden

C&T Publishing, 2007

Take your knitting to a new level by learning to knit in the round, then practice with 10 easy, fast projects including hats, socks, and bags.


Very Easy Crazy Patchwork: Simple Techniques * Beautiful Projects
Betty Barnden

Readers Digest, 2006

Very Easy Crazy Patchwork is the freeform cousin of traditional patchwork, where you can experiment with truly original designs. This freedom opens up a world of creative possibilities, but poses many questions: what shapes will look good together? How do you select complementary colours, patterns and fabrics? Which stitches and methods should you use? This easy-to-use and fun book takes the guesswork out of patchwork. Step-by-step photographs ...


Knitting Basics: All You Need to Know to Take Up Your Needles and Get Knitting
Betty Barnden

Barron's Educational Series, 2002

Knitting is fun, practical, therapeutic, and a great way to produce wonderful things to wear and use. A leading English textile designer shows home knitters how to create good-looking items knitted in wool, cotton, silk, mohair, and synthetic yarns. She describes all the needed yarns, needles, and accessories, then instructs in basic skills that include knit, purl, changing colors, and casting off. The largest part of this profusely illustrated ...


La Biblia Del Bordado / Practical Embroidery Manual (Ilustrados) (Spanish Edition)
Betty Barnden

Grupo Oceano, 2004



Essential Handbook of Crochet Stitches: Over 200 Traditional and Contemporary Stitches with Easy-to-Follow ...
Betty Barnden

Search Press Ltd, 2009

In this work, over 200 crochet stitches are explained in full, each accompanied by a photographed sample, row-by-row instructions, and easy-to-follow symbol charts. Additional chapters on basic techniques and materials, a stitch selector and a how-to-use section provide clear guidance for beginners and experts alike.


Compendium of Knitting Techniques
Betty Barnden

Search Press Ltd

The Compendium of Knitting techniques by Betty Barnden is the perfect knitting book for novices and newbies. Discover how to read patterns and charts, substitute yarns and adapt designs for a perfect fit. Each new skill comes with a try it" and "fix it" panel to develop new skills and avoid common knitting errors."


Picture Knits: Easy Designs for the Novice Knitter
Betty Barnden

Krause Publications, 2005

This resource gives novice knitters easy-to-follow instructions and tips for creating beautiful picture knits the first time out! With more than 50 color designs and motifs, knitters will discover a variety of fun and simple projects in this guaranteed guide to success. Row-by-row instructions and color charts easily lead knitters through motifs of varying difficulty. This unbeatable reference features motifs of geometric shapes, birds, flowers ...


Embroidery Basics: All You Need to Know to Start Stitching
Betty Barnden

Barron's Educational Series, 2005

This beautifully produced guide to embroidery teaches beginners everything they need to know to produce wonderfully decorative needlework. Author and needlecraft designer Betty Barnden starts by describing different threads and fabrics to work with, then instructs on mastering more than 30 stitches, from cross-stitch to appliqu©. She presents clear explanations of all the tools, materials, and techniques needed for fine embroidery, then offers ...





Manual de todas las tecnicas de Punto de Cruz/ Complete Manual of Cross Stitch techniques (Tiempo Libre) ...
Betty Barnden

Grupo Oceano, 2005



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