Stitch with One Line

With these beginner-friendly projects, turn one-line drawings—designs that capture the essence of an object—into embroidered art.

Many stitchers and embroidery fans love the aesthetic of minimalism, and one-line designs appeal due to their perfect clarity and style. In the early 20th century, one-line drawings were made fashionable by no less a figure than Pablo Picasso. Here crafters learn why one-line stitched designs are so powerful and how they work. The projects range from easy to advanced, plus readers learn to make one-line designs from any interesting object they see.

• Emphasizes clarity and minimalism.
• Two types of projects: for decorating the home, and for wearing
• Teaches how some one-line drawings can be combined with others, used in series, or extended
• Includes machine-stitching options
• Projects focus on people, animals, and plants.
• Enables you to make one-line patterns from drawings you find anywhere, including your own.
• A few of the projects:
For the Home:
—Velvet Eucalyptus Cushion
—Panda on Cork
—Hummingbird Dish Towels
—Naive Art Vase
—Faces Coverlet
—Blossom Velvet Shoes
—Modern Art Jeans
—Selfie Sweater
—Elephant Straw Bag
—Beauty in Bloom Tank Top

* Pages: 104
* Size: 8 3/4 x 10 3/4