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FREEHAND MACHINE EMBROIDERY BOOKS by Alison Holt
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MACHINE EMBROIDERED SEASCAPES

By Alison Holt

A richly illustrated book that is both instructional and inspirational, showcasing the authors exquisite machine embroidered seascapes.

Detailed instructions explain how to create realistic scenes, from the sunlit glow of the Mediterranean to the drama of a stormy, windswept beach in winter.

Alison also introduces a new technique that combines paper, fabric and stitch to produce embroideries with a more abstract feel. This is an inspirational book for artists, embroiderers and textile artists alike
Published April 2014

£9.99
+ £4 P&P UK = £13.99
+ £9 P&P overseas = £16.99

MACHINE EMBROIDERED WOODLANDS

By Alison Holt

'Learn how to create beautiful woodland pictures using various combinations of two simple machine stitches. Techniques and instructions are broken down into clear, colour step-by-step instructions, with many helpful photographs and a great range of inspirational pieces. Alison 'paints'with her threads on to hand-coloured backgrounds, blending her stitches and achieving stunning results. Detailed instructions explain how to create realistic trees, foliage, flowerswoodland paths. The book concludes with four stunning projects based on the four seasons, and throughout there are many examples of Alison's original and delightful work.'

Published April 2008
Pages: 80pages

£9.99
+ £4 P&P UK = £13.99
+ £9 P&P overseas =£16.99

MACHINE EMBROIDERED Flowers, Woodlands and Landscapes
The Art of Alison Holt

by Alison Holt

Drawing on material previously published as ‘The Beginner’s Guide to Machine Embroidered Flowers’, The Beginner’s Guide to Machine Embroidered Landscapes’ and ‘Machine Embroidered Woodlands’, this book provides a showcase of Alison Holt’s exquisite machine embroideries.
Detailed instructions explain how to create realistic flowers, trees, foliage and much more, and there are eight stunning step-by-step projects so that you can put into practice your newly acquired skills. This is a must-have instructional and inspirational book for anyone interested in free-motion embroidery.

Published January 2011
Illustrations: 440
Pages: 144 pages

£17.99
+ £4 P&P UK = £21.99
+ £10 P&P overseas = £27.99
La Broderie Machine is MACHINE EMBROIDERED Flowers. Woodlands and Landscapes translated into French. Available from Les Editions De Saxe

These 4 titles are out of print but available on the secondhand market
MACHINE EMBROIDERED LANDSCAPES
published by Batsford in 1990
MACHINE EMBROIDERED LANDSCAPES
published by Batsford in 1997
as a paperback re-titled
FLOWERS & PLANTS in
MACHINE EMBROIDERY
A Beginners Guide to
MACHINE EMBROIDERED FLOWERS
by Alison Holt

AVAILABLE AS PART OF
'Machine Embroidered Flowers,
Woodlands and Landscapes
The Art of Alison Holt' above
   
A Beginners Guide to
MACHINE EMBROIDERED LANDSCAPES
by Alison Holt

AVAILABLE AS PART OF 'Machine
Embroidered Flowers, Woodlands
and Landscapes
The Art of Alison Holt' above
   


These 3 books have been translated into other languages
A Beginners Guide to
MACHINE EMBROIDERED FLOWERS
by Alison Holt
IN ITALIAN
A Beginners Guide to
MACHINE EMBROIDERED LANDSCAPES
by Alison Holt
IN RUSSIAN
A Beginners Guide to
MACHINE EMBROIDERED FLOWERS
by Alison Holt
IN RUSSIAN