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Freestyle Embroidery on Wool


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Product Details

Table of Contents



Part 1

Before we get going




How to start?

Compose a pattern

Cardboard templates

Some advice on colour

Part 2

Watch and learn

Basic stitches

Embroidery nr 1-5

Application technique

Embroidery nr 6-7

Edging stitches

Embroidery nr 8-9

Part 3

Step-by-Step Embroidery


Storage cases

Hanging creations

Pillow with a patterned band

Make a sewing frame

When the embordiery is finished

Where to buy


About the Author

Karin Derland is a passionate embroiderer who has taken freestyle embroidery on wool to new heights. She is self-taught and has experimented and learned from her own experiences. Her studies at various art schools in drawing, painting, sculpture and graphics, as well as her work with layouts and printing has trained her eye in colour, form and composition. She gains her inspiration both from Swedish and Indian traditions. Karin has over 5500 followers on instagram (@karin_derland).


"There's never been a better time to take up a craft...And now here's all the inspiration you need. This new book is packed with gorgeously detailed and imaginative embroidery, then shows how to go about creating your own designs using applique and embroidery on wool felt...Includes step-by step projects to build up your confidence before launching your own designs to create personalised works of art. We are sure William Morris would have approved."

* The William Morris Society magazine *

"Packed with inspiration and guidance and a few step-by-step projects to get you started and build your confidence."

* Simply Sewing *

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