New Release! Embroidered & Embellished … and a Giveaway!

Embroidered & Embellished - 85 Stitches Using Thread, Floss, Ribbon, Beads & More by Christen Brown for C&T Publishing

Christen Brown, author of our latest stitching book, Embroidered & Embellished, has been creating with fiber and fabric since childhood.

Embroidered & Embellished - 85 Stitches Using Thread, Floss, Ribbon, Beads & More by Christen Brown for C&T Publishing

Her ribbonwork (note: she is also the author of the fabulous Ribbonwork Gardens) has been featured worldwide in galleries, fashion shows, and magazines such as Martha Stewart Weddings.

Embroidered & Embellished - 85 Stitches Using Thread, Floss, Ribbon, Beads & More by Christen Brown for C&T Publishing

Showcasing 85 stitches using thread, floss, ribbon, beads & more, Christen takes you on a step-by-step visual guide through each of them.Embroidered & Embellished - 85 Stitches Using Thread, Floss, Ribbon, Beads & More by Christen Brown for C&T Publishing

 

The book takes it a step further by including 8 complete embroidery projects to stitch and embellish.

Embroidered & Embellished - 85 Stitches Using Thread, Floss, Ribbon, Beads & More by Christen Brown for C&T Publishing

Combining and placing the stitches to enhanced finished pieces, this book is sure to keep you combing through the details for years to come.

Embroidered & Embellished - 85 Stitches Using Thread, Floss, Ribbon, Beads & More by Christen Brown for C&T Publishing

Giveaway!

To win a copy of Embroidered & Embellished, leave a comment on this post telling us if you like to adorn ready-made objects with handmade embellishment! The winner be will drawn at Random on June 18th, emailed, and added as an update to this post. International winners will receive the e-book.  Good Luck!

 UPDATE: 6/21/13   Denise is our winner – Congratulations!

 

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9 Comments

  1. Posted June 11, 2013 at 8:21 pm | Permalink

    I have a brand new t shirt that I wore once recently and it got a bleach spot on it! My plan is to embroider something over it, when I get around to it.

  2. Tesuque
    Posted June 11, 2013 at 7:41 pm | Permalink

    I have dyed some vintage linens, and they would be gorgeous with embellishments.

  3. Posted June 11, 2013 at 7:35 pm | Permalink

    I’m a crazy quilter at heart, so I suppose it could be said that I like to embellish pretty much everything. My latest interest has been in making purses.

  4. Posted June 11, 2013 at 6:44 pm | Permalink

    I have actually never done any of that embellishing. But I know I’d like to try this!

  5. Lori Crawford
    Posted June 11, 2013 at 6:35 pm | Permalink

    I would love to make something like this! Embroidry and embleshing looks like fun.

  6. Mary Kastner
    Posted June 11, 2013 at 2:05 pm | Permalink

    I love to do this stuff. Beautiful! Thanks for the chance to win.
    mary

  7. Posted June 11, 2013 at 1:32 pm | Permalink

    As a crazy quilter, I just LOVE to embellish!!

  8. Posted June 11, 2013 at 1:04 pm | Permalink

    I don’t adorn anything – yet! The style in this book is really appealing. I think I would start by adding decoration to my jacket – then would add a little to other projects as I make or buy them. Beautiful stitching – really appealing to me. Thank you for putting my name in the hat for your drawing.

  9. Posted June 11, 2013 at 12:48 pm | Permalink

    Love to embellish tops and Ts to make them my own.

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