Master the art of adding borders and embellishments, construction and fastening ideas, as well as embroidery and other decorative techniques, with step-by-step guides and clear, practical illustrations.
Includes ten projects for garments, accessories and articles for the home, with full instructions on how to customize them to your own individual style.
Plus a handy directory of 20 borders, edgings and frills.
Betty Barnden is a freelance needlecraft designer who studied furniture design at the Royal College of Art (where she made her first tubular knitted chairs). Betty has designed knitting patterns for companies such as Sirdar, Patons, Jaeger and King Cole. Her knitwear, embroidery and crochet designs have appeared in many magazines over the years, and she has also designed embroidery projects and kits. Betty regularly contributes to Sewing World magazine.
Prelims Introduction Finishing Techniques: Construction Fastenings Embellishments Special Techniques Directory of Edgings Adaptable Projects Crochet Basics Index Glossary Resources Credits