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Dolls House Do-It-Yourself: Carpets And Rugs: Carpets and Rugs: Step-by-step Instructions for More Than 25 Projects Paperback – 14 Sep 2003

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  • Paperback: 64 pages
  • Publisher: David & Charles (14 Sept. 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0715314343
  • ISBN-13: 978-0715314340
  • Product Dimensions: 21.6 x 0.4 x 27.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars 17 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 101,758 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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This book is all you need to create beautiful carpets and rugs of all shapes, sizes and designs, whatever the size or period of the house. The historical and style details of each piece are given, with suggestions for where each one could go in the dolls house. There are 25 stitched projects, with several variations based on the originals. Each project has a short introduction explaining the techniques used, and ways of adapting the design. There is a wide selection of canvas sizes and fabrics, with stitches including tent stitch, cross stitch and a variety of other stitches to cater for all abilities. Charts for alternative colour ways or designs are regularly included. All the designs have symbol-on-colour stitching charts, and materials, tools and techniques are fully explained, accompanied by step-by-step diagrams and photographs.

About the Author

Sue Hawkins began her career restoring seventeenth-century English embroidery. She now designs for and runs her own successful kit manufacturing company, Needleworks. Sue teaches embroidery workshops around the country, many on behalf of the Cross Stitch Guild, of which she is technical director. This is her fourth book with David & Charles. Sue lives in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.


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