Book Review – Stitch Draw

  Introduction Stitch Draw:  design and technique for figurative stitching, written by Rosie James. To draw with a needle is a skill which seems to have become a fashion in recent years.  With Sewing Machines now geared up to this method, it is only natural to find authors delving into…

Book Review – Contemporary Appliqué

  Introduction Contemporary Appliqué by Julia Triston and Rachel Lombard Published by Batsford with a lovely tactile cover, what does it contain? Appliqué, what is it?  How can a book be written on just this one technique?  Is it for me?  This publication promises to ‘explore the potential of Appliqué’.  Lets find…