Adventures In Needlework Book
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Adventures In Needlework Book

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If the word ‘needlework’ makes you think of grannies, great-aunts and twee samplers then prepare to be proved wrong with this book of bright and funky designs that show how stitching has become seriously stylish. Adventures in Needlework brings embroidery bang up to date using traditional techniques alongside bold colours, graphics and striking contemporary ideas.
Size Chart
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CLOTHES
MEASUREXS/34S/36M/38-40L/40-42
UK681012
USA46810
FRA36384042
Waist (cm)64687276
Chest (cm)81858993
Seat (cm)899397101
Inseam (cm)81828384



SHOES
FOOT IN INCHESFOOT IN CMUSAEuroUK
23.56395
24.16.539.55.5
24.87.5406
1025.48417
10¼25.78.541.57.5
10½269428
10¾27.39.542.59.5
CLOTHES
MEASUREXS/34S/36M/38-40L/40-42
UK681012
USA46810
FRA36384042
Waist (cm)64687276
Chest (cm)81858993
Seat (cm)899397101
Inseam (cm)81828384



SHOES
FOOT IN INCHESFOOT IN CMUSAEuroUK
23.56395
24.16.539.55.5
24.87.5406
1025.48417
10¼25.78.541.57.5
10½269428
10¾27.39.542.59.5

How to Take Clothing Measurements

  1. Get a flexible measuring tape. These are often sold in craft stores
  2. Neck:
    • Measure around the base of the neck in inches.
    • Round up to the nearest half inch.
  3. Chest:
    • Wrap tape measure under armpits around fullest part of chest (usually right above nipples
  4. Sleeve:
    • Bend your elbow and rest your hand on your hip.
    • Have someone measure from the middle of the back of your neck to your wrist by putting the tape measure over your shoulder, around your elbow and to your wrist.
  5. Waist:
    • Wrap tape measure around where you normally wear your pants. Keep tape measure a little loose by keeping a finger between the tape measure and your waist.
  6. Inseam:
    • Put on a pair of shoes.Have someone measure from your crotch to back of the heel, where you want your pants to end.
  7. Hands:
    • Measure around the hand at the fullest part (exclude thumb). The number of inches shows the size of the glove.
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From cute cushions to gangster bling, these unique projects bridge the gap between craft and interior design, embracing the revival of ‘homemade’ things as something to be proud of. Four main techniques of canvas work, appliqué, silk shading and goldwork are covered, with three projects progressing in difficulty for each. All the tools, materials and stitching techniques needed are carefully explained, along with general instructions for making up cushions, bags and framing canvases. Complete beginners will be able to get started straight away, whilst more experienced stitchers will be inspired and challenged.

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