Geometry of Hand-Sewing

A Romance in Stitches and Embroidery from Alabama Chanin & the School of Making

Natalie Chanin


The Geometry of Hand-Sewing is an instruction manual to the embroidery and hand-sewing techniques and styles used at Alabama Chanin and the School of Making.

Within, readers will find invaluable instruction on technique, as well as two stitching cards containing some of Alabama Chanin's most popular stitch patterns. These patterns are presented in a geometric grid system to make learning the stitches easy and straightforward.

From laying out tools and materials to elaborating on stitches and how to create patterns with them, this book will be your go-to guide for becoming a more informed consumer, an enabled teacher and a better maker in the art of embroidery and hand-stitching.


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    275 x 230mm
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