The Embroiderer’s Handbook is put out by the team at Inspirations Magazine, so as you can imagine, it is full of step by step photos of stitches and techniques.
“The essential step-by-step guide to creative stitches and versatile techniques. The purpose of this book is to show you a variety of stitches and open up the possibilities for your own original projects. From the basic to the elaborate, more than 150 stitches are illustrated with easy to follow step-by-step photographs. Handy hints throughout will help make your time spent stitching all the more enjoyable. Follow the instructions to master the stitches, then use them in your own way. Try not to be restricted in your use of thread and fabric – treat this book as a launching pad for your own creativity.”