The versatility of machine embroidery has enabled designers to update and develop a traditional craft with innovative and truly original results, yet even experienced needle workers can be daunted by using the sewing machine in an unconventional way. This volume explores the technique, with examples to create in both traditional and modern styles.
Isabel Stanley trained in textiles and embroidery. She is sought after as a contributor to craft publications, and is the author of several craft books including Quilting and New Crafts: Beadwork. Peter Williams is one of the best known and most highly regarded craft, cooking and lifestyle photographers.