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Over 250 stunning motifs to transfer and stitch, for fuss-free embroidery
Create hundreds of embroidered works of art in no time at all with this inspiring collection of reusable iron-on transfers.
This compilation of your favourite designs from Search Press' best-selling Transfer & Stitch series is loaded with over 250 stunning outlines for a whole variety of flowers, borders, insects, fairies, hearts and more - ready for you to tear out and iron straight onto your fabric.
Use a single motif, or mix and match several designs for a unique composition - you creativity has no bounds. When you're finished, your transfer can be stored in a pocket at the back of the book, where it can be reused 10 more times for whatever future masterpiece you have waiting next.
About the Author
Carina Envoldsen-Harris is a Danish designer, blogger and author living in the UK. Carina is the author of Romantic Motifs (2016) and Mandalas to Embroider (2017), both published by Search Press. Carina lives in Essex, UK. For more information about Carina visit her website www.carinascraftblog.com.
Sally McCollin started her career in the textile industry back in the 1980s, firstly for Knitmaster UK then for Patons and Baldwins, which later became Coats Crafts UK. Sally lives in Teesdale, County Durham, UK. http://www.stitcharena.com/
Lesley Taylor has always enjoyed embroidery and has been stitching for many years. She has completed her City & Guilds Creative Embroidery Certificate Course and is now in her final year of the Creative Embroidery Diploma. S Lesley lives in Buckinghamshire, UK.
Michaela Learner has worked as a freelance embroiderer, needlecrafter and designer for many years. A practitioner of surface stitching, she uses a range of decorative techniques including freestyle stitchery, blackwork, hardanger, cross stitch and pulled thread work, and is one of the designers for DMC. Michaela lives in Cardiff, Wales, UK. Find more of Michaela's work on her Facebook page, Cross Stitching Guild.
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Inside, you’ll find a collection of 140 embroidery designs ready to transfer using a hot iron.
The transfers can be used a few times successfully, and you can tidily keep the used transfers that you’ve cut out in the folder’s pockets inside the book. The book is a folio, really.
In the pocket on one side, you’ll find the transfer book. In the pocket on the other, you’ll find a stitch guide and idea book.
The designs range from simple, contemporary designs, to larger florals, to smaller, compact, stylized designs, to art nouveau styles that can be repeated on corners, and so much more! There’s a lot in the book (140 designs!) and something for everyone. There are even big bugs.
In the accompanying stitch guide, you’ll find information on how to transfer with the iron-ons, as well as a very basic stitch dictionary with diagrams. You’ll also find many images of the various designs worked in very simple stitches to give you an idea of how they can be embroidered. You won’t get step-by-step instructions on how to embroider the designs, but the photos demonstrate how the designs could be stitched using the simplest of stitches in very basic techniques as a springboard for ideas. It’s a fun design resource, especially for those who are held back by the transfer process. Iron-ons can be a life saver, if you want to stitch but just can’t face transferring designs!