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Embroidery Stitches


Create beautiful needlework with this complete illustrated guide. Written for the beginner or accomplished stitcher, this edition covers every stage of producing a piece of stitch work, from the equipment and materials required, to making the perfect stitch.

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DK brings you an all-encompassing embroidery book on needlework, stitches and more!
Whether you are an embroidery beginner wanting to learn the basics or an accomplished crafter seeking to perfect your technique, this all-encompassing embroidery stitch book has something for everyone to love!

Embroidery Stitches Step-by-Step covers every aspect of the craft: materials and mounting techniques, fabrics and frames, along with more than 200 stitches illustrated and explained with easy-to-follow instructions. With an at-a-glance gallery to help you find the perfect stitch for your next project, this tried-and-trusted modern classic is a must-have for stitchers of all ages and abilities.

Dive straight in to discover:

– Over 200 decorative stitches with practical ideas on where to use them
– A comprehensive stitch gallery allowing readers to quickly find the stitches they’re interested in
– Featuring several handy how-to guides and basic embroidery considerations for beginners

Full of top tips on which threads, needles and fabrics work best with which stitches, this design book is sure to unleash your potential and inspire your creativity like never before!
Whether you are an embroidery beginner looking for a clear and easy-to-follow guide to a plethora of beautiful stitch types or an accomplished crafter seeking to perfect your technique and pattern design, this all-encompassing embroidery stitch book has something for everyone to love.

From materials to mounting techniques, fabrics to frames, this easy-to-navigate needlework book has more than 200 stitches explained in excellent detail, with a practical stitch gallery providing readers with a clear view of each stitch, suitable for both beginners and proficient stitch enthusiasts. It’s time to perfect your patterns and clean up your cross stitch with this embroidery starter kit that’ll redefine textile art as you know it.

At DK, we believe in the power of discovery:

So whether you fancy taking up a new skill or simply find sanctuary in sewing, unleash your creativity and craftiness with this modern embroidery book. When you’ve finished Step By Step Embroidery, why not also try Sew Step by Step, a complementing title as part of DK’s Step by Step series. Unleash your creative potential with a plethora of stunning stitches! Proving the perfect embroidery gift for the stitching lover in your life, embark on embroidery projects and create inspiring stitches to treasure forever. An inspirational and practical guide to more than 200 embroidery and needlepoint stitches.

Read a sample here

Additional information

Weight 0.675 kg
Dimensions 24.2 × 20.4 × 2 cm










Revised edition


746.44042 (edition:23)


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