Author Spotlight
Truswell Needlework Design
Arabesque - Line-Drawn Needlework Design By Summer Louise Truswell
Paperback: $13.99
Prints in 3-5 business days
Needlework design pattern. Uses cotton floss, metallic braid, and seed beads.
Charisma - a Lesson in Goldwork By Summer Louise Truswell
eBook (PDF): $8.49
Strikingly elegant in its simplicity, Charisma is a lesson in goldwork – albeit stitched in silver. A variety of real and synthetic metal threads are used in this stunning piece. The design... More > size can be adjusted to fit your desired finishing. The purse model design measures 6” x 2.75”. The mini design measures 2” square and may be completed as a test square prior to stitching the larger design. Summer Louise Truswell has been designing for the needlework market since 2000. Over 45 designs in leaflets and books travel the range from fun and whimsical to elegant and traditional.< Less
Folk Santa Spinner By Summer Louise Truswell
eBook (PDF): $13.99
Santa is flying his reindeer through the air in this whimsical Folk Santa Spinner. Learn to line draw a canvas, pounce background color and then stitch away. Learn realistic shading with... More > basketweave, how to make antlers look like velvet, and easy metallic thread techniques that will really make your ornaments sparkle! A little bit of beading and some specialty stitches make this a fun design. Suggested materials includes 18 mono canvas, beads, silk, wool, cotton and metallic threads to stitch both ornaments, and complete instructions with color illustrations. Designer Summer Louise Truswell has been designing for the needlework market since 2000. Over 45 designs in leaflets and books travel the range from fun and whimsical to elegant and traditional. This design was premiered and taught at American Needlepoint Guild's National Seminar in Milwaukee.< Less
Learn to Finish a Tote Bag By Summer Louise Truswell
Paperback: $7.99
Prints in 3-5 business days
Step-by-step instructions on finishing a tote bag. Learn how to turn a piece of needlework into a finished tote bag using inset sewing or appliqué techniques.
Needlework: From Stitch to Finish - B&W By Summer Louise Truswell
Paperback: $23.95
Prints in 3-5 business days
(1 Ratings)
"Needlework: From Stitch to Finish" is your comprehensive guide to Needlework. More than just a compilation of finishing articles, this compendium acts as your reference manual for fabrics,... More > threads, stitches and finishing. The book begins by setting a proper Needlework foundation and then moves through more advanced techniques like cutwork, tassel making and specific finishing instructions. With sixteen reference chapters, forty-one "how-to" finishing projects and seventeen designs, the 336 page book provides a detailed knowledge base of all things Needlework, from Stitch to Finish. This is the BLACK AND WHITE version of the book. A color version is available for download at http://www.lulu.com/product/download/needlework-from-stitch-to-finish/6548181 or print purchase at http://www.lulu.com/content/needlework-from-stitch-to-finish/988755< Less
Needlework: From Stitch to Finish By Summer Louise Truswell
Paperback: $82.70
Prints in 3-5 business days
(1 Ratings)
Full Color Version - "Needlework: From Stitch to Finish" is your comprehensive guide to Needlework. More than just a compilation of finishing articles, this compendium acts as your... More > reference manual for fabrics, threads, stitches and finishing. The book begins by setting a proper Needlework foundation and then moves through more advanced techniques like cutwork, tassel making and specific finishing instructions. With sixteen reference chapters, forty-one "how-to" finishing projects and seventeen designs, the 336 page book provides a detailed knowledge base of all things Needlework, from Stitch to Finish. The print price is for a FULL COLOR version of the book. All pictures inside are in color. The download version is also full color. The black and white print version is at http://www.lulu.com/content/paperback-book/needlework-from-stitch-to-finish---bw/8579290< Less