Embroidered Memories For Crazy Quilts, Clothing, Accessories By Brian Haggard. Brian Haggard’s back - with a rich compendium bursting with hundreds of embroidery designs for quilting, wearables, gifts, and more. Full-size patterns (reduce or enlarge as needed for any project) for elegant lettering, flowers and vines, plus vintage and whimsical images can be traced or printed on transfer paper. Learn 13 basic stitches and how to mix and match 375 elements (plus 2 alphabets) to create a design that reflects your memories. Pay tribute to your heritage, celebrate your family, or show off your own personal flair with loving needlework. Includes beautiful gallery images of embroidered projects that are sure to inspire. Paperback, 80 pages.
About the author - Brian Haggard is, among other things, a quilt artist living and working in Indianapolis, Indiana. Brian keeps himself busy creating original art in many media including quilting, embroidery, photography, and altered art. Brian's "day job" is working with his many clients as an interior designer and mural artist. For fun, Brian likes to hit the antique shops and quilt stores looking for ideas and embellishments for his work. The fabric, buttons, lace, old photos, keys, clocks and watches found on these trips are the inspiration for his art and will probably be seen on the next quilt. Brian has always loved old buttons and has recently turned collecting them into a hobby of its own. In fact, he is currently president of the Indianapolis Button Club. Brian shares his love of creativity in the classroom and seeing the joy his students experience as they create beautiful one of a kind pieces.