Reprint. Originally published as: The stitching book : a step-by-step guide to surface stitching techniques / Patricia Bage [and others]. Tunbridge Wells, Kent [England] : Search Press, 2012.
"Including material previously published by Search Press as: "Beginner's guide to drawn thread embroidery" by Patricia Bage ; "Beginner's guide to hardanger" by Jill Carter ; "Beginner's guide to goldwork" by Ruth Chamberlin; "Beginner's guide to stumpwork" by Kay Dennis ; "Beginner's guide to silk shading" by Clare Hanham ; "Beginner's guide to crewel embroidery" by Jane Rainbow ; "Beginner's guide to Mountmelilick embroidery -- "Beginner's guide to blackwork" by Lesley Wilkins.
Where to stitch -- What to stitch -- Transferring a design onto fabric -- Framing up -- Starting to stitch -- Mounting your work -- Silk shading -- Crewel embroidery -- Mountmellick -- Stumpwork -- Hardanger -- Blackwork -- Drawn thread embroidery -- Goldwork.
Drawing on work previously published in the Search Press 'Beginner's Guide' series of needlecraft books, and originally published as The Stitching Book, this definitive guide to stitching provides a must-have reference for anyone interested in stitching and embroidery.