This book is packed with so many great ways to use my vintage treasures. I love all the stitches and am excited to pull out my vintage linens and buttons and get stitching! Well Done Christen.
Creative Embroidery, Mixing the Old with the New
Stitch & Embellish Your Stashed Treasures
Create with your stash, vintage and new!
Put all stashed, hoarded, and handed-down bits and pieces to creative use! Popular author Christen Brown walks readers through innovative uses for all kinds of embellishments — like lace, vintage linens and hankies, trims and ribbons, buttons of all sorts, and vintage notions — through techniques and projects. If you want to add more unique stash pieces, she provides tips on finding the good stuff, both in-person and online. Get tips for taking care of your treasures; from cleaning vintage finds to fiber identification.
- Embroider your stashed treasures with 19 stash project ideas and a robust gallery to get started
- Explore a wide variety of projects from feminine to whimsical, functional to frivolous, and old school to contemporary
- Christen walks you through adding embroidery stitches with a library of 100+ stitches