Intentional Thread

A Guide to Drawing, Gesture and Color in Stitch
Susan Brandeis


Communicate your ideas using line, shape, colour and texture with this reference and how-to exploration in one. Including the role of machine stitching, this design resource, learning tool, and inspirational reference helps practitioners at all levels take a lyrical, but logical journey of skill building to begin to stitch intentionally and express your creative vision.

  • Draw and paint with your thread: explore lines, gestures and colour to make stitches speak
  • Dozens of projects and hundreds of photos inspire all levels, from beginner to accomplished embroidery artist
  • Helps you find a personal voice in your embroidery through individual style plus good composition


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    280 x 215mm
  • Publisher
    Schiffer Publishing
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