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Thursday
Sep132012

Book Review: A Rainbow of Stitches

I have to fess up. I don't do a lot of embroidery. But I want to. And this book is an excellent resource. A Rainbow of Stitches by Agnes Delage-Calvet, Anne Sohier-Fournel, Muriel Brunet and Francoise Ritz has more than 1000 motifs and 80 project ideas. And that's just it, it is an inspiration book. It has a few pages of instruction, but basically it is full of motifs and ideas. The book is divided by color and features designs ranging from alphabets to flowers, fairies, seaside and a whole lot more. How about I just show you a big selection of pages?

 

 

 

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Reader Comments (3)

I have this book and LOVE it. There's another one called Sweet Stitches too that I like, but this one is more diverse. I've used it for all sorts of things, but mostly I love that the motifs are simple and require one color.

September 13, 2012 | Unregistered Commenteramy

I hadn't seen this before but it looks great. I'm actually pretty surprised it's not more popular, the motifs are so varied. I'll have to add it to my next amazon order.

September 14, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterchelsea - pins & bobins

How great! It's just like the Japanese and vintage embroidery books I bought like crazy a few years ago, but I never would have known! I especially like having ideas about what items can be embroidered.

September 18, 2012 | Unregistered Commentermjb

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