Includes dozens of embroidery stitch options to inspire creativity with tips and techniques, as well as needle and thread charts for reference.
Janice Vaine--seamstress, quilter, Appliqué_ enthusiast, pattern designer, and teacher--enjoys sharing her love of needlearts with her students. Her teaching credentials include The Elly Sienkiewicz Appliqué_ Academy, the International Quilt Festival, and quilt and sewing shops for over 20 years. Jan finds joy studying the methods used by needle artists of antique quilts and vintage embroidery and how they interpreted their designs with elements of embroidery, stumpwork and ribbonwork. The exquisite handwork of treasured vintage pieces is the inspiration for her fresh new designs. Jan lives in Jacksonville, FL. (grahamcrackercollection.com)