An excellent book for both beginners and experienced embroiderers in Hardanger. Yvette Stanton has given the reader very clear instructions on all technics with very clear diagrams to follow on executing each different stitch as well as how they are generally given both in charts and how it should look when finished. I would highly recommend this book to anyone interested in Hardanger. Excellent value for money.
I bought this book as a gift for a friend who is a relative beginner at Hardanger - she found it so useful and the instructions so clear that I bought a second copy for myself. In addition to the basic techniques there are helpful tips not found in other books plus some delightful projects. Well worth the money.
This slim 64-page book will truly teach you all you need to know about hardanger embroidery. For skill levels from beginner to advanced, this step by step book will help you to master the techniques of this fabulous form of embroidery. Learn how to create the stitches, even the harder ones. Find professional hints and tips and how to fix mistakes. Use your skills effectively to create elegant projects. This book discusses all you need to know, from fabric and needles to exciting projects for you to work. The stitches are demonstrated with line drawings and also include written instructions. Fifteen exciting projects help you to explore the skills you have learned. Absolutely fabulous, I would recommend this book to anyone. Yvette Stanton is an embroidery teacher who puts her message across effectively. This review first appeared on Karen Platt's book review website.
I cannot improve on the other reviewers' comments. This is an excellent book with detailed, clear instructions. The projects are so delicious, I can't decide which to do first! You will love this book.