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Forget the fair young maiden painstakingly embroidering pillowcases for her hope chest. Picture a liberated lass (that would be you) creating chic fashions and accessories while sipping a glass of whatever and saving the planet. Not Your Mama's Stitching lets you choose from more than twenty projects to make or embellish home decor items, garments, accessories, gifts, and more. It covers:* The tools and materials that no stitcher should be without* Basic stitching skills such as starting a thread, tying off, and finishing your piece* A myriad of embroidery, cross stitch, and needlepoint stitches* Projects ranging from a tattooed tank top to cheeky stitched sayings and from a Gucci-inspired wallet to a drinks recipe box* Variations and ideas for customizing every project Make everyday items one-of-a-kind, or whip up your own creations from scratch. With a savvy, sassy attitude and fun, funky projects, Not Your Mama's Stitching will have you in stitches in no time.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780470095164
ISBN-10: 0470095164
Format: Paperback
(233mm x 186mm x 15mm)
Pages: 254
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publish Date: 30-Mar-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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Author Biography - Kate Shoup

Kate Shoup Welsh has written or co-written several books, including Not Your Mama's Beading and The Agassi Story. She has also cowritten a screenplay and worked as the Sports Editor for NUVO Newsweekly.

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