Paint with Thread by Emillie Ferris
Paint with Thread Book
Emillie Ferris

Paint with Thread



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In this richly illustrated step-by-step guide, self-taught embroidery artist Emillie Ferris shows you how to pick up a needle and thread in the same way as a paintbrush to create strokes of colour and bring images to life on fabric. Emillie has created five new and exclusive patterns for ‘Paint with Thread’, inspired by nature and the changing seasons.

Needle painting, also known as thread painting or silk shading, is a form of embroidery that creates a realistic, lifelike effect using a single strand of thread and one simple stitch – the ‘long and short’ stitch. You can create gorgeous colour gradients, magical details, and flowing stitch directions that are perfect if you want to embroider flora and fauna.

Details & Care
  • Publisher:  David & Charles
  • Hard cover 
  • Number of pages: 128 pages
  • ISBN-13: 978-1446308486
  • High quality iron-on transfers at the back of the book allow you to transfer the designs directly onto fabric to get started straight away.
  • Colour images