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9781617450778

Judith Baker Montano's Essential Stitch Guide

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  • ISBN13:

    9781617450778

  • ISBN10:

    1617450774

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2016-02-07
  • Publisher: C & T Pub

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Author Biography

Judith Baker Montano is a world-renowned Canadian fiber artist, designer, and teacher. She studied art and journalism at California State University and is the best-selling author of 12 books. She and her husband live in La Veta, Colorado. judithbakermontano.com

Table of Contents

Contents
Dedication
Introduction
Getting Started with the Basics
Fabrics
Overlays
Needles
Threads
Techniques
Embroidery
Silk Ribbon
Punchneedle Embroidery
Cross-Stitch and Needlepoint
Beads
Mixed Mediums
Hoops
Frames
Small Sewing Tools
Transferring Designs
Enlarging and Reducing Designs
Washing Finished Work
Blocking and Pressing
Adding Highlights
Storing Tools and Materials
Metric Conversions
Design Ideas
Backgrounds
Photo Transfers
Think Like a Painter
Color
Montano Color Chart • The Color Wheel
Framing Ideas

Embroidery Stitches
1. Algerian Eye Stitch *
2. Arrowhead Stitch*
3. Arrowhead Stitch—Stacked*
4. Arrowhead leaf *
5. Backstitch*
6. Backstitch—Threaded*
7. Basque Knot*
8. Braid Stitch*
9. Bullion Knot Stitch*
10. Bullion Rose*
11. Bullion Rosebud*
12. Buttonhole Stitch
13. Buttonhole Stitch—Circle*
14. Buttonhole Stitch—Closed*
15. Buttonhole Stitch—Detatched*
16. Buttonhole Stitch—Knotted*
17. Buttonhole Stitch—triangle*
18. Buttonhole Stitch—Up and Down*
19. Cable Stitch*
20. Cast-On Stitch Flower*
21. Chain Stitch*
22. Chain Stitch – Cable*
23. Chain Stitch—Detached Flower*
24. Chain Stitch—Detached Twisted*
25. Chain Stitch—Magic*
26. Chain Stitch—Open*
27. Chain Stitch—Rose also a silk ribbon stitch
28. Chain Stitch—Rosette*
39. Chain Stitch—Russian*
30. Chain Stitch—Spiny*
31. Chain Stitch—Twisted*
32. Chain Stitch—Whipped*
33. Chain Stitched—Zigzag*
34. Chevron Stitch*
35. Chinese Knot*
36. Chinese knotted loop
37. Colonial Knot*
38. Coral Stitch*
39. Coral Stitch—Zigzag*
40. Couching Stitch*
41. Cretan Stitch*
42. Cretan Stitch—Decorative*
43. Crochet Stitch*
44. Cross Stitch*
45. Cross Stitch—Flower*
46. Cross Stitch—St. George*
47. Crown Stitch*
48. Double Knot Stitch*
49. Drizzle Stitch
50. End String Flowers* Do we keep this in?
51. Ermine Stitch*
52. Eyelet Stitch*
Eyelet freeform – added in*
53. Featherstitch—Single, Double*
54. Featherstitch—Chained*
55. Featherstitch—Closed*
56. Featherstitch—Leaf*
57. Fern Leaf Stitch*
58. Fishbone Stitch*
59. Fishbone Stitch—Open*
60. Flat Stitch*
61. Fly Stitch*
62. Fly Stitch—Circle*
63. Fly Stitch—Dandelion Seed Pod*
64. Fly Stitch—Leaf*
65. French Knot*
66. Granitos*
67. Head of the Bull Stitch (Tete de Boeuf)*
68. Herringbone Stitch*
69. Herringbone Stitch—Laced*
70. Holbein Stitch*
71. Lazy Daisy Stitch*
72. Lazy Daisy Stitch—Bullion Tip*
73. Lazy Daisy Stitch—Double*
74. Leaf Stitch*
75. Long and Short Stitch*
76. Loop Stitch*
77. Magic Chain Band Stitch*
78. Maidenhair Stitch*
79. Needleweaving Bar*
80. Net Stitch*
81. Open Square Stitch*
82. Overcast Stitch*
83. Oyster Stitch*
84. Palestrina Stitch*
85. Palestrina Stitch—Squared*
86. Pekinese Stitch*
87. Petal Stitch*
88. Pistil Stitch*
89. Raised Straight Stitch*
90. Romanian Stitch* added
[I have diagrams]
91. Rosette Stitch*
92. Running Stitch*
93. Running Stitch—Laced or Whipped*
94. Satin Stitch*
95. Scroll Stitch*
96. Seed Stitch*
97. Sheaf Stitch*
98. Snail Trail Stitch*
99. Spiderweb—Backstitch*
100. Split Stitch*
101. Star Stitch* [was the backstitch star stitch]
102. Star Filling Stitch*
103. Stem Stitch* [fix diagram]
104. Stem Stitch—Portugese*
105. Stem Stitch—Whipped*
106. Straight Stitch*
107. String of Pearls Stitch*
108. Sword Edge Stitch*
109. Tufted Flower Stitch*
110. Tulip Stitch*
111. Turkey Work Stitch*
112. Vandyke Stitch*
113. Victorian Pom Poms*
114. Wheat Ear Stitch*
115. Wheat Ear Stitch—Detatched*
116. Wool Rose*
117. Wool Rosebud*
118. Woven Picot*
Silk Ribbon Stitches
1. Bradford Rose
2. Couched Rose
3. Decorative Lazy Daisy Stitch
4. 6. French Knot Flower
7. French Knot Loop Stitch
8. Gathered Ribbon Flower
9. Helen's Antique Rose
10. Iris Stitch
11. Iva's Rose
12. Jan's Antique Rose
13. Japanese Ribbon Stitch
14. Joyce's Fargo Flower
15. Judith's Curled leaf
16. Judith's Knotted Flowers
17. Lazy Daisy Rose
18. Lazy Daisy Rosebud
19. Lazy Daisy with Bullion Tip
20. Lazy Daisy with French Knot
21. Leaf Ribbon Stitch
22. Loop Flower
23. Loop Flower—Bud
24. Loop Stitch—Single
25. Montano Knot
26. Pansy Stitch
27. Plume Stitch
28. Raised Ribbon Stitch
29. Rambler Rose
30. Ribbon Split Stitch
31. Ribbon Stitch Pansy
32. Rosette Bud
33. Ruth's Rosettes
34. Ruth's Ruched Ribbon
35. Side Ribbon Stitch
36. Spider Web Rose
37. Stab Stitch
38. Straight Stitch Bud
39. Straight Stitch Rose
40. Tube Rose
41. Twisted Loop Stitch
42. Twisted Ribbon Stitch
43. Whip Stitch—Single
44. Whip Stitch—Curved
Other Ribbon Techniques
1. Christine's Blossoms
2. Concertina Rose
3. Elly's Wire Ribbon Pansy [Have corrected diagrams]
4. Five-Petal Gathered Flower
5. Folded Ribbon Rose
6. Folded Rosebud
7. Freeform Flowers
8. Japanese Wire Ribbon Bud
9. Leaves—Ribbon
10. Mokuba Ribbon Flower
11. Victorian Velvet Pansies
10. Wire Ribbon Fuchsia [I have the diagrams]

Advice For Left-Handers
Crazy Quilt Combinations
Free-Form Embroidery
1. Song for the French Actress
2. Cottage Garden
3. On The Road To Seward
4. Jellyfish View
5. Under The Sea Detail
6. Kauai, Hawaii
7. Ode to Paloma
8. Aguilar Adobe
9. Pinon Pines, Rabbit Brush and Coyote Fences
10. Australian Greenery

About the Author
Bibliography

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